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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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Twitter Celebrates 2013 First Quarter Platform Improvements

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.

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Is Twitter The Next Big Gaming Platform?

Games are taking over online, so it was really only a matter of time before they came to Twitter.

And thanks to Twitter’s latest updates to its Twitter Cards, we may see an influx of gamers looking to strike gold early on.

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Twitter Cuts Ribbon App Shortly After Launch; CEO Goes On Offensive To Competitors’ Delight

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.

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There Are Now 6 Different Types Of Twitter Card (Including New Mobile, Gallery And Product Cards)

Twitter Cards, which allow brands to attach “media experiences” to Tweets that link to content, launched in June of 2012 and are already being used by more than 10,000 developers.

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.

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Soundtracking Fans Can Share AND Play Music In Twitter

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.

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Flickr’s New Twitter Integration May Win Over Disgruntled Instragrammers

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.

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Pinterest Picks Up Instagram’s Ball And Runs With It

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.

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