Tag Archive: Twitter

Twitter working to repair relationships with devs

Twitter managed to create a swarm of disgruntled developers over the past few years. It worked tirelessly to break down many of the third-party apps that made the social network successful. Now, as Twitter discovers what it really is as… Read more ›

Tweetbot 2 for Mac was a long awaited update to Tapbots’ fantastic Twitter app, bringing a host of new functionality and a flat, Yosemite-friendly redesign to fans. But it wasn’t exactly a finished release, as Macworld’s review makes clear. But… Read more ›

Sean Parker — the rogue Silicon Valley investor behind Napster, and a formative part of Facebook’s early development — has a new iOS app out. It’s called Brigade, and it’s got good election timing: it’s an app devoted to sharing… Read more ›

Twitter head Dick Costolo will step down as company CEO, effective July 1. Co-founder Jack Dorsey will replace him while the company finds new leadership. This is pretty huge news for the microblogging site, but you almost wouldn’t know that… Read more ›

Pebble Time fans are overreacting on Twitter

A social-media campaign hopes to put pressure on Apple to release the Pebble Time smartwatch app for iOS. The to-do started after an update on the Time’s Kickstarter page yesterday. “The Pebble Time iPhone app, as we’ve all noticed, is… Read more ›

Twitter and Apple’s Spotlight are getting friendlier

Spotlight can do a lot of things, but did you know that it can search hashtags on Twitter? The feature, which many are just now discovering, could be only the beginning of how Apple and Twitter will work together in… Read more ›

Twitter now supports your slo-mo iPhone videos

Shooting ultra slo-mo videos are one of my favorite things about the iPhone 6 Plus, and thanks to Twitter, it’s now far easier to share them via social media. That’s because the micro-blogging network now supports the posting and embedding… Read more ›

Twitter takes on Meerkat with live video app Periscope

By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of Meerkat: the live-streaming social media phenomenon. Well, Twitter has too, because today it launched its own would-be Meerkat killer: a standalone live-streaming video app called Periscope. Currently available only for iOS devices, the… Read more ›

Twitter injects autoplaying video ads into iOS app

Twitter is looking to take a swipe at YouTube’s viral video crown by adding a new feature that will automatically play videos in your timeline. Starting today, some Twitter users in the U.S. on iPhone and iPad may see videos… Read more ›

Twitter blames loss of 4 million users on iOS 8

Twitter announced its fourth quarter earnings today, and while the social network beat its revenue estimates, it failed to meet Wall Street’s expectations for monthly active users. The company only added an extra 4 million users in the quarter, bring… Read more ›