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    Elon Musk open sources Twitter algorithms

    This is a pretty big development! Twitter releases its recommendation algorithm code on GitHub and explains its decision in a blog post. The algorithm has three main stages: gathering tweets, ranking them using machine learning, and filtering out unwanted content. Twitter aims for a balance of...
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    Help Twitter on Pixel 4, 5, 6

    There are reports on Downdetector this morning that Twitter is not working on all three of these devices. I'm on a Pixel 4 with the August upgrade and this morning I added the September security upgrade. It started evening of September 7 when I opened my Twitter app and there was absolutely...
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    Help I cannot log into Google and Twitter

    Hello, I can't log into the Youtube app or the Twitter app on my Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 7.0 Nougat). If I want to add my Google account to the YouTube app, I get a message that something went wrong and I should try again. It is the same in the Play Store. I tried other Google accounts but...
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    Help How can I add an app to share resources

    How do I add an app to share resource window that allows you to share links or articles to others via other apps such as Twitter, Facebook, sms, etc?
  5. Android News

    Twitter is reportedly working on a Snapchat-style video feature

    Twitter is working on camera-first feature that could change the emphasis on the platform from text to video and images, giving advertisers a competitor to one of Snap's most popular advertising opportunities, according to three senior agency executives who have either seen a demonstration of...
  6. Android News

    Twitter introduces Bookmarks features for saving tweets

    Twitter has launched a new bookmarking feature for tweets. The feature was in testing on iOS for some time now but was officially released for both platforms today.
  7. Android News

    Twitter will broadcast local TV news to avoid misinformation

    In an effort to curb the spread of misinformation, Twitter will begin broadcasting local TV news alongside the timeline when tragedy strikes. The microblogging service tested the feature yesterday, streaming news coverage of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Miami.
  8. Android News

    Twitter brings Notification Channel support with its latest update

    One of the new features in Android 8.0 Oreo was Notification Channels. This gives users the ability to toggle categories of app notifications from the Android settings. WhatsApp was the latest high-profile app to add support for the feature, and now it appears Twitter is joining the club.
  9. Android News

    Twitter for Android testing new ‘Bookmarks’ feature to privately save tweets

    Twitter is testing a new feature with Android users that will let you privately bookmark tweets to save them for easy reference.
  10. Android News

    Twitter may have resumed verifying users

    Twitter halted verifying accounts after a rough year, but it looks like the company is now quietly verifying accounts again.
  11. Android News

    Twitter now supports 2FA without using SMS

    Twitter now supports more methods of two-factor authentication, rather than relying solely on SMS.
  12. Android News

    New Twitter update makes it easier to create threads

    Twitter has now made it easier to thread tweets together by including a new button to create a new tweet that is automatically threaded to the original tweet.
  13. Android News

    Vine co-founder says he wants to create a replacement

    Since Twitter shutdown Vine, the co-founder has been incredibly disappointed he sold the company. How he's tweeting that he's considering releasing a new service that's similar to Vine.
  14. Android News

    Periscope's Super Hearts service now available outside the US

    Periscope's Super Hearts are a way for the audience to tip a Periscope streamer, but when the service first launched it was only available in the United States. Today, the company announced it is expanding to Canada, Ireland, and the UK.
  15. Android News

    Twitter Lite app is coming to 24 more countries

    Twitter Lite is spreading to 24 more countries. The 24 countries are as follows: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Serbia, El Salvador, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Tanzania...
  16. Android News

    FCC chairman blames Twitter for Net Neutrality fallout

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai attacked the microblogging platform Twitter at an event, saying their use of their advertising platform to suppress conservative commentary and advertising is why a rollback on Net Neutrality needs to happen.
  17. Android News

    Twitter's tweetstorm feature starts showing up in the Android app

    It seems Twitter's forthcoming Tweetstorm feature is starting to trickle out. The feature has started showing up in the Android app. It allows you to write a long message, and Twitter will automatically send them as multiple tweets if your message exceeds the normal character limits.
  18. Android News

    Twitter's 280-character limit rolls out officially

    Twitter has been testing a new 280 character limit for a while now, but in a new blog post today the social media company says it is expanding the character limit for almost all languages. Japanese, Korean, and Chinese users are still limited to 140 characters due to how easy it is to say so...
  19. Android News

    Twitter's new violence policies go into effect November 22

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced its new hate and violence policies it announced yesterday will go into effect on the service November 22.
  20. Android News

    Twitter will identify political ads and disclose who paid for them

    Twitter has announced a new transparency initiative that will disclose who paid for political ads and how much they spent to run them.
  21. Android News

    Twitter rolls out Happening Now feature to group tweets about sporting events

    Twitter is introducing a new Happening Now feature that groups tweets about ongoing events at the top of your timeline. Right now it's only for sporting events, but Twitter will expand its usefulness in the future.
  22. Android News

    Twitter experiments with doubling its character limit

    Twitter is rolling out an expanded character limit of 280 characters to a small group of people for now.
  23. Android News

    Twitter Lite launches in the Play Store, but only in the Phillippines

    Now it looks like Twitter has packaged the web app into an Android application and published it on the Play Store. At the moment, it's only available for users in the Philippines, and it appears to be identical to the existing web app.
  24. Android News

    Fenix 2 for Twitter is out of beta

    Fenix 2 is now officially out of beta and available in the Google Play Store for $1.99.
  25. Android News

    Twitter beta redesigns the night mode toggle and QR barcode scanner icons

    Twitter beta 7.12 has started showing a new night mode toggle and QR code icon.