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Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Twitter for iOS Now Lets You Watch (Some) Videos While You Continue to Browse

Ever loaded up a video on Twitter and then wanted to carry on reading tweets while you watch?

Good news: a new feature from Twitter lets you do just that, albeit with a couple of limitations.

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BotMaker is Twitter’s New Weapon Against Spam

BotMaker is Twitter's New Weapon Against Spam

Ever since Twitter first opened its doors spam has been a problem on the network, and while their team has worked hard to battle this issue Twitter’s uniqueness as a system, plus its open API, has made this a particularly difficult problem to solve.

Enter BotMaker, a new system designed by Twitter that they say forms a solid foundation for defense against unsolicited content.

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Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist’s Beheading

Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

On Tuesday the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posted a video which they said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria almost two years ago.

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Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

In an update to their official policy, Twitter has said that it will remove photos and videos of deceased individuals if a request is made from an immediate family member.

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What’s a Twitter Timeline? It’s a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

What's a Twitter Timeline? It's a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

Earlier this week we reported on news that Twitter has started showing favourites to some users from the accounts that they follow. That is, when their friends favourite a tweet, some of them show up in their timeline.

We’ve also noted how Twitter has been showing tweets from accounts that their friends follow to some users. Both of these updates are being tested on the usual small subset of profiles in Twitter’s everyday experiments, and they work in much the same way that retweets from people you follow appear in your feed.

People hate change, but it really feels like everybody hates these changes from Twitter. But here’s the thing: Twitter doesn’t care.

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Hip Hop Poet Delivers on Promise, Offers 100,000 Twitter Followers a Drink

Hip Hop Poet Delivers on Promise, Offers 100,000 Twitter Followers a Drink

Way, way back in the heady days of April, 2013, spoken word poet and hip hop artist Scroobius Pip made a very bold promise on Twitter.

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Katy Perry Thanks Discreet Starbucks Barista With a Tweet

Katy Perry Thanks Discreet Starbucks Barista With a Tweet

Jason King has been a barista at the Embassy Suites Starbucks in Chicago for a little over a year, and says he likes working there because it’s a good place to meet interesting people.

“You never know who you’ll meet,” says Jason. “Former President Bill Clinton, Christian Slater and Mila Kunis have all come in here. I was just telling my mom the two people I really want to meet are David Bowie and Katy Perry.”

On Tuesday, August 12th, King was working his shift as normal when he say the name “Katheryn” on a cup. He looked up at the customer, smiled, then realised that she looked very familiar.

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Twitter Adds New Features For Verified Users (Average Joes Need Not Apply)

Twitter Adds New Features For Verified Users (Average Joes Need Not Apply)

Twitter started verifying users back in 2009, largely to combat the problem of impostor accounts and to establish the authenticity of key individuals and brands on the platform. It’s a fairly simple system that (bar one or two hiccups) works: any account with a blue verified badge on their Twitter profile is a verified account.

This week Twitter launched two new features for verified users: notifications when another verified user follows them, plus the option to filter their followers so only verified users are visible on iOS.

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New From Twitter: Promoted Video

New From Twitter: Promoted Videos

After trialling its one-tap streaming Video Card feature earlier this year Twitter has now launched Promoted Video on the platform, which allows marketers to upload and distribute video content on Twitter.

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Twitter Removes the Ability to Translate Tweets

Twitter Removes the Ability to Translate Tweets

Twitter has quietly removed Bing Translator integration with its web and mobile apps, which means that tweets are no longer automatically translated.

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