Twitter test communities feature to tweet to user groups with similar interests

Twitter on Wednesday launched a global test of a tool it calls Communities, a feature similar to Facebook Groups that gives users a way to tweet to people with similar interests. The feature is being tested on iOS and the web, with Android users set to get it soon. On a blog post, Twitter said … Read more

Twitter may soon allow users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their profiles for tips

Twitter is working to allow users to add Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses to their profiles to receive tips about cryptocurrencies. The new addition may aim to update the Tip Jar feature that the microblogging network introduced earlier this year. Twitter is working to allow users to receive Bitcoin tips through the Tip Jar feature. CEO … Read more

Facebook Algorithm Powered by Dissemination of Incorrect Information About Factual News During the 2020 US Elections: Study

The usefulness of Facebook and other social media for accurate dissemination of information has been a hot topic for debate for some time now. A debate is also ongoing over the credibility of fast-growing news sources on Facebook and similar social media platforms. These platforms rely on algorithms to select and display the information they … Read more

Twitter users decipher the mystery behind Samosas with serial numbers

The Indians can never get over their mania for samosas. But what about samosas with serial numbers stamped on them? Twitter user Nitin Misra (@nitinmisra) made this samosa-related discovery recently. He shared a photo of the unique sealed samosas on the microblog platform, with an ironic caption: “The samosas I ordered had serial numbers. Halwai? … Read more

Twitter plans ‘social privacy’ tools; It will allow users to control who can see posts and hide old tweets

Twitter is planning to test new privacy-related features aimed at giving users more control over their follower lists and who can see their posts and likes, in an effort to make people more comfortable interacting and sharing on the social network . The tools relate to what Twitter executives call “social privacy,” or how users … Read more

Elon Musk takes a look at Jeff Bezos on Twitter, claims Blue Origin founder is investing in ‘shady lobbyists’

The battle for domination of space by private companies is not new. The latest competition saw Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos in the race to make commercial space tourism a reality. Now SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has robbed Bezos’ Blue Origin by hiring a high-profile strategic consulting firm after losing a $2.9 billion NASA lunar … Read more

Twitter features Super Follows to allow creators to generate monthly revenue from subscription-based content

Twitter launched a Super Follows feature on its social media platform on Wednesday that would allow creators to generate monthly revenue by sharing exclusive subscriber content with their followers. People in the US and Canada using iOS can Super Follow a select group of people in the US, the company said, adding that the feature … Read more

Twitter user asks if Elon Musk is an alien: see his hilarious answer

Elon Musk never shies away from interacting with his fans and critics on Twitter. From cryptocurrency and Tesla to rockets and SpaceX, the billionaire businessman answers every question on the microblog site – as much as he can. Not only that, it also creates quirky memes to confuse users. On August 28, a user posted … Read more

‘A hopscotch story going through the App Store review’: Coding App CEO attacks Apple in a Twitter thread

Hopscotch, a coding app for kids on Apple’s App Store, has revealed its recent frustrations over an update issue and persistent rejections from the company. Rejects were later deemed “an error” caused by a “flaw” in Apple’s automated software. In a heated tweet, Hopscotch CEO Samantha John vented her frustration and anger at the tech … Read more