Pakistan temporarily blocks social media

Pakistan has temporarily blocked several social media services in the South Asian nation, according to users and a government-issued notice reviewed by TechCrunch. In an order titled “Complete Blocking of…

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10 Advanced Twitter Tips To Help Your Twitter Account Grow Fast

While Twitter was once exclusively a thought-sharing platform, the channel has evolved, becoming a source of limitless audience reach for the savvy marketer. With 166 million daily active users, it’s…

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ShareChat valued at $2.1 billion in $502 million fundraise

ShareChat said on Thursday it has raised a new financing round that values it at over $2 billion, joining four other local startups in attaining the unicorn status this week….

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Twitter Crowns Xbox as the Winner of its First-Ever ‘Brand Bracket’ Competition

Tying into the March Madness college basketball tournament, this month, Twitter has been running its first-ver ‘Brand Bracket’ competition, in order to determine the best-tweeting brand on the platform. The…

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Twitter Makes Fleets Stickers Available to All Users

After initially testing them out with users in Japan, Twitter is now bringing its animated stickers for Fleets to all regions, providing a new option to enhance your posts within…

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey busted for tweeting during congressional hearing

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey got called out by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) for tweeting during today’s congressional hearing on disinformation and extremism. The tech exec’s tweet was likely expressing frustration…

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Social media CEOs hedge on whether they’d boot the 12 anti-vax ‘super-spreaders’ cited by states’ attorneys general

On Wednesday, a coalition of a dozen state attorneys general called on Facebook and Twitter to step up their enforcement of their community guidelines to curtail the spread of COVID-19…

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Twitter’s Assessing the Potential of Emoji-Style Reactions and Up and Downvotes on Tweets

This will no doubt be welcomed with open arms by Twitter users, and will see no negative over-reaction whatsoever in response. According to TechCrunch, over the past month, Twitter has…

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Twitter is exploring the use of Facebook-style emoji reactions

If you’re old enough to remember the outrage that followed Twitter’s decision to replace stars with hearts (aka likes instead of favorites), then you know that Twitter’s user base has…

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Twitter Tests Improvements to Tweets With Photos & Video

Twitter confirms it’s testing long requested updates to publishing tweets with photos, and working on YouTube integration for a better video experience. With these tests Twitter is working on ways…

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