Twitter is bringing back Election Labels to identify 2020 US election candidates

With just less than a year until U.S. Election Day, Twitter is bringing back its Election Labels, which provide information about political candidates — including which office they’re running for…

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Does Big Tech Have Too Much Power? [Infographic]

With debate over Facebook’s influence rolling on, and questions around the digital dominance of Apple and Amazon, the question needs to be asked – is it beneficial for so few…

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Social shorts: TikTok under fire for discrimination, Facebook enforces special ads restrictions, Twitter expands Brand Surveys

This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get…

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New tweet generator mocks venture capitalists

“Airbnb’s unit economics are quite legendary — the S-1 is going to be MOST disrupted FASTEST in the next 3 YEARS? Caps for effect.” Who tweeted that? Initialized Capital’s Garry…

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Twitter tests new conversation features from twttr prototype, rollout planned for 2020

Twttr, the prototype app Twitter launched earlier this year, has been testing new ways to display conversations, including through the use of threaded replies and other visual cues. Now, those…

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Twitter to add a way to ‘memorialize’ accounts for deceased users before removing inactive ones

Twitter has changed its tune regarding inactive accounts after receiving a lot of user feedback: It will now be developing a way to “memorialize” user accounts for those who have…

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Twitter to Purge Accounts That Have Been Inactive for 6 Months

Twitter is reportedly planning to delete inactive accounts in an effort to free up usernames for other people. According to the BBC’s David Lee, the Twitter account purge will take…

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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen skewer Zuckerberg’s ‘twisted logic’ on hate speech and fakes

Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has waded into the debate about social media regulation. In an award-acceptance speech to the Anti-Defamation League yesterday, the creator of Ali G and Borat delivered…

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Twitter will finally let you turn on two-factor authentication without giving it a phone number

Two-factor authentication is good! SMS-based two-factor authentication? Not the best option. After countless tales of people having their phone numbers and inbound SMS hijacked by way of SIM swapping, it’s…

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Twitter Adds New ‘Conversation Insights’ to Media Studio

Twitter has added a new ‘Conversation Insights‘ element to its Media Studio tool, which provides more specific data on your tweet mentions, who’s mentioning you, and filters to provide additional…

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