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Twitter Experimenting With Showing Other Accounts’ Favorites in Your Timeline

Twitter Experimenting With Showing Other Accounts' Favorites in Your Timeline

Here’s yet another Twitter experiment that some users have noticed: Twitter is testing out including tweets that have been favorited by accounts that you follow right in your timeline.

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Twitter Launches #AmazonCart, Allows Users To Shop Amazon From Twitter

Twitter Launches #AmazonCart, Allows Users To Shop Amazon From Twitter

Twitter and Amazon have partnered to bring users #AmazonCart – a hashtag that puts products you see on Twitter into your Amazon cart.

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Twitter Working On Secret ‘Edit’ Tweet Button [RUMOR]

Twitter Working On Secret 'Edit' Tweet Button [RUMOR]

We’ve been asking for it for years. And, finally, rumour has it that Twitter is secretly working on a button which will allow users to edit tweets after they have been published. Which, if true, could change everything about how we use and value the platform as a medium for sharing and consuming breaking news.

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Twitter Testing ‘Nearby’ Tweets Timeline (Which Could Be A Goldmine For Local Businesses)

Twitter Testing 'Nearby' Tweets Timeline (Which Could Be A Goldmine For Local Businesses)

Twitter is famous for its “experiments” and its latest appears to be a feature that unveils nearby tweets, whether you follow that user or not – which could present a new opportunity for local businesses.

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You Can Now Send And View Images In Direct Messages On Twitter

You Can Now Send And View Images In Direct Messages On Twitter

Twitter’s direct message (DM) system has always been a little bit, well, rubbish – it has few features and also a strange 160-character limit that confuses a lot of newcomers.

Good news! As of yesterday the platform has had a small upgrade, as you can now… wait for it… send and view photos within DMs.

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Custom Timelines On Twitter

A Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Custom Timelines On Twitter

Yesterday we shared the news that Twitter has introduced the ability to create custom timelines.

Custom timelines are a new type of timeline that you control by selecting, a la carte, the individual tweets from the accounts you want to include.

Here’s a handy step-by-step guide to creating a custom Twitter timeline.

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New Twitter Notifications Recommend Accounts And Tweets To Follow

New Twitter Notifications Recommend Accounts And Tweets To Follow

To help keep users ever more in-the-know, Twitter has rolled out a new mobile notification that offers personalized recommendations for accounts to follow and tweets to check out.

The new feature, available for Twitter for Android and Twitter for iPhone users via push notification, builds on experimental Twitter account @MagicRecs, which sends instant, personalized recommendations for users via DM.

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Twitter Testing Related Tweets Feature With Select Users

Earlier today we reported on news from Twitter that they typically release one experimental feature or tweak each day, usually to a very small subset of users, to “keep making the product better”.

One such feature has been seen in and around Twitter today. It’s called Related Tweets, and it could be coming to a screen near you.

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You Can Now Filter Mentions On Twitter (If You Have A Verified Profile)

Many users (ahem) have been pushing for filters on Twitter since way back, as they’d be a really useful way to find signal amongst what, let’s face it, can be an awful amount of noise amongst all those tweets, especially during busy periods.

Good news! As of yesterday, Twitter has started rolling out filters in mentions. The catch? This is another feature only for verified accounts. You know, Twitter’s rich and famous.

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Authors’ Twitter Handles Now Linked To Their Articles In Reply Tweets On Mobile

UPDATE: It appears that the author’s retweet of the story may be related to the inclusion of his handle in the reply. We are looking into it and will provide an update when possible!

A helpful Twitter Cards update, noted by eagle-eyed social strategist Nick Cicero, links authors’ Twitter handles with their online articles so that when someone tweets a link to the article, replies to that tweet will include both the poster’s handle and the handle of the article’s author.

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