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Twitter’s New Audio Cards Let You Play Music in Your Timeline

Twitter's New Audio Cards Let You Play Music in Your Timeline

Twitter Cards let users extend the size of a tweet (which is otherwise limited to 140 characters) by attaching larger photos, videos, lead generation tools and other media “experiences”. Cards can provide a nice uptick to engagement and clicks, and they’ve had a good overall response from marketers and brands.

This week Twitter announced the Audio Card, which will let users listen to music directly on Twitter.

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Recommended Tweets From Profiles You Don’t Follow Will Now Appear in Everyone’s Timeline

Recommended Tweets From Profiles You Don't Follow Will Now Appear in Everyone's Timeline

Twitter loves to experiment with new features and tools. Many of these add-ons never make it out of the beta stage, and are only ever shown to a small subset of users who test the functionality while Twitter measures the response. Sometimes, however, these experiments go on to become core features.

Remember the stink that was caused when Twitter started showing favorites and other tweets in timelines from people that weren’t being followed? Good news! That’s now a permanent feature.

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Here’s How You Can Send Money to a Friend Via Twitter (in France)

Here's How You Can Send Money to a Friend Via Twitter (in France)

On Monday we reported on news that Groupe BPCE, one of France’s leading banks, has developed a way to transfer money via a tweet.

Here’s how it works.

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CEOs: Twitter is the Most Overvalued Tech Company [STUDY]

CEOs: Twitter is the Most Overvalued Tech Company [STUDY]

Twitter has 271 million active users, but quarterly revenues of just a few hundred million dollars. Despite the latter it boasts a market capitalisation in the tens of billions.

So, is Twitter overvalued? Yes, says a new study – and they’ve asked the people who should know.

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Twitter Investing $10 Million in MIT Social Media Research Lab

Twitter Investing $10 Million in MIT Social Media Research Lab

Twitter will invest $10 million in the recently launched Laboratory for Social Machines at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Twitter Wants to Woo Back Third Party Developers With New ‘Fabric’ App Platform

Twitter Wants to Woo Back Third Party Developers With New 'Fabric' App Platform

Twitter has a difficult history with third party developers – back in the day (circa 2006-2010), third party apps were, for many, the best way to use Twitter, primarily because they offered features and functionality that the main website did not.

Eventually, Twitter caught up, and as it looked to monetize the platform Twitter decided that third party apps were actually getting in the way. So it went on a bit of a cull, and it’s one that continues to this day.

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This is How Twitter Will Look on Your Apple Watch

This is How Twitter Will Look on Your Apple Watch

Apple’s keynote on Tuesday generated a ton of buzz on Twitter (and everywhere else), with activity on the social network peaking at a heady 32,305 tweets per minute (TPM) when the Apple Watch was unveiled.

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Twitter Eyes $1.5 Billion Debt Offering

Twitter Eyes $1.5 Billion Debt Offering

Twitter is looking to raise up to $1.5 billion in cash through debt markets for the first time, reports Bloomberg.

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Twitter Stock Has Rallied 70% Since May (And Climbs Again on ‘Buy’ Button News)

Twitter Stock Has Rallied 70% Since May (And Climbs Again on 'Buy' Button News)

Twitter’s share price has endured a somewhat turbulent existence since the company filed for its initial public offering (IPO) in November last year.

Priced at $26, the stock spiked higher and continued to rally right up until Christmas, before undergoing a fairly sharp descent from $73.71 right down to a $30.50 close on May 23, 2014.

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Coming Soon From Twitter: Group Direct Messages, Better Search, Algorithmic Timelines

Coming Soon From Twitter: Group Direct Messages, Better Search, Algorithmic Timelines

People hate change. And lately, with Twitter, that’s become a bit of a problem, as they’re changing pretty much everything.

Some of the changes have been well received. Others are less popular, but Twitter doesn’t seem to care. They’re on a roll.

And according to chief financial officer Anthony Noto, even bigger changes are still to come.

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