Tesla Inc Chief Executive Musk had offered to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share, saying he believed it could be a global platform for free speech.
Twitter said in a post that the new feature is currently available for a limited time to a limited number of users in the US, Canada and Korea after testing the idea in the earlier part of 2022.
The company said that the experimental feature is currently available on the Web for some of the users.
Twitter said that starting this week, the service will be testing a Cricket Tab on its Explore page, rolling out the experiment to some people in India who use Twitter on Android.
Twitter feels the feature will make it easier to start a conversation from your timeline.
Justice V Kameswar Rao issued notice to the central government along with the microblogging site and sought the response to the petition.
If this sounds familiar, it is because Instagram’s Close Friends feature lets you do the same thing; but in Twitter’s case, you will be limiting your tweets to your “Flock,” The Verge reported.
According to iMore, for a limited time users in Turkey will be able to use four new emojis alongside the like heart, “tears of joy”, “thinking face”, “clapping hands” and “crying face”.
This functionality is part of several new features that Twitter announced to its direct messages (DMs) on Thursday.
Users can scroll through a carousel of products at the top of the brand’s profile. The customer can tap on a product, and then pay through the retailer’s website.
The micro-blogging platform had informed the Delhi High Court last week that it will take eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer in compliance with the new IT rules.
Fleets are disappearing tweets that sit in a row at the top of users’ Twitter handles on smartphones.
According to The Verge, Jane Manchun Wong an app researcher tweeted on Saturday that the paid version, which is Twitter Blue, will cost USD 2.99 per month, and will include an Undo Tweets feature and bookmark collections
Twitter users, especially on the east coast of the US, reported problems with page loading and were unable to send tweets and direct messages (DMs).
Twitter confirmed to CNET that it is testing the ‘undo tweet’ feature.App researcher Jane Manchun Wong first discovered a subscription screen tied to the feature.
The micro-blogging platform began showing a warning before the 2020 US presidential election when the users tried to retweet a flagged tweet.
The POTUS US government account currently has more than 32.8 million followers. The current tweets posted during the Trump administration will be archived, and the account will be reset to zero tweets.
Twitter immediately flagged this tweet, saying “some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process”.
Alex Ackerman-Greenberg who is product manager for DMs at Twitter, said the company is going to test voice DMs soon, The Verge reported on Thursday.
The Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge selected the best apps from around 7000 entries across India. These were from different categories like gaming, entertainment, business, utilities, social media, fitness, etc.
The micro-blogging platform that reimagined its biannual transparency report site into a comprehensive Twitter Transparency Centre said that the aggregate number of accounts specified in these requests increased by nearly 63 per cent.
Twitter accounts that pose as another person, brand or organisation in a confusing or deceptive manner have seen a meteoric rise in India, tweeting misinformation to change the narrative of the day.
Twitter also took the unprecedented measure of preventing verified accounts from tweeting.
As per the recommendations from the team, the term “whitelist” could be replaced by “allowlist” and “blacklist” by “denylist”.
According to the BBC, Twitter emailed its business customers including advertisers “to warn that their information may have been compromised in a security lapse”.