Posts Tagged ‘Twitter cards’
Twitter wants to make sure you didn’t miss any of the improvements it made to the microblogging platform during the first quarter of 2013, so it shared a summary of events, which we’ll . . . summarize for you below.
It’s actually a neat little list of ‘things you may have missed’ to give it a peek.
What would you do if you launched an app capable of processing payments without ever leaving Twitter and it was immediately shut down by Twitter?
Well, if you were the CEO of Ribbon, you’d tell the world about it and make Twitter (collectively speaking) look like a jerk.
And if you were the CEO of Chirpify, a Twitter payment processing competitor, you’d likely grin from ear to ear over this decision.
Yesterday, Twitter announced the availability of three new types of Card, one of which will allow brands to bring users directly to their app via a Tweet.
Lots of talk of Twitter card integration around these parts the past few days. And now we have another to add to the list: Soundtracking.
You can now expand tweets with attached Soundtracking media and listen in along with your friends.
And the photo saga continues.
Instagram disconnects, Twitter releases new photo editing capabilities, Pinterest adds supports for Twitter cards and now Flickr has jumped into the fray with a new iOS app that fully integrates with Twitter. And Facebook. And Tumblr.
And it may make Instagrammarians consider relocating.
Instagram make have been justified in its decision to stop helping users to post their pretty pics to Twitter, but it may have been a foolish move in the game of social media platform dominance.
Pinterest appears to have joined forces with Twitter – or to have at least decided to kneel before Zod. Mwahahaha.