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New From Twitter: The Mute Button

New From Twitter: The Mute Button

We first covered this a week ago when the proposal was one of the platform’s many experiments, but now it’s a reality: Twitter is getting a mute button.

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New On Twitter For Android: Friendlier Photo Sharing, Recommended Tweets

New On Twitter For Android: Friendlier Photo Sharing, Recommended Tweets

Twitter has released an update to its popular Twitter For Android application which gives users better control over images, allowing Instagram-style cropping with user-tagging functionality.

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New From Twitter: More Visual Tweets, Putting Your Content ‘Front And Center’

New From Twitter: More Visual Tweets, Putting Your Content 'Front And Center'

Twitter has introduced more visual tweets into Timelines on Twitter.com and official Twitter clients, pushing previews of Twitter images (those shared on pic.twitter.com) and Vine videos “front and center” within tweets.

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Twitter Reveals It Releases At Least One Experiment A Day

In a recent blog post, Twitter revealed that experimentation is even more common than users, or the media, might think.

In order to fine-tune new features or test tweaks, Twitter announced that “It’s rare for a day to go by when we’re not releasing at least one experiment.”

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Twitter Adds “Top Tweets” Ranking Filter To API To Help Developers Reduce Noise

Over on its official Developers Blog, Twitter has announced two new fields that will be added to the metadata that is contained within all tweets, allowing developers using Twitter’s API to better filter and improve the overall quality of the stream.

A new filter attribute will let applications that display tweets by value, with a rating of “none”, “low”, “medium” and (eventually) “high”, with the latter two entries correlating with the “Top Tweets” results for searches made on Twitter.com.

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