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Twitter’s Latest Experiment: Showing You Tweets From Accounts Your Friends Follow

Twitter's Latest Experiment: Showing You Tweets From Accounts Your Friends Follow

Twitter experiments with at least one new feature each and every day, and while most of these are simply that – experiments – some do move out of the beta process and become system-wide.

The platform’s latest venture, which it’s testing on its usual small subset of unsuspecting users, is slightly controversial – tweets from accounts that your friends follow are appearing in your stream.

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The Twitter Connect Tab Is Now Called Notifications

The Twitter Connect Tab Is Now Called Notifications

After quite a severe outage during a “planned deploy” yesterday which left the website unavailable for over an hour, Twitter has made a subtle change to the interface on Twitter.com and it official Twitter apps – the Connect tab has been renamed Notifications.

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Twitter Rolling Out New Twitter.com Look To Match Its Android And iOS Apps

Twitter Rolling Out New Twitter.com Look To Match Its Android And iOS Apps

Twitter has announced that it’s rolling out a refreshed Twitter.com to reflect the look and feel of the Twitter iOS and Android apps.

Some users have the new update, but if you don’t, here’s what it looks like.

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Twitter Makes Embedded Tweets’ Photos Larger And Richer

Twitter Makes Embedded Tweets' Photos Larger And Richer

Twitter has put photos front and center in its update to embedded tweets.

Tweets that contain photos now have a “bigger and bold visual focus on the media” when you embed them, a boon for bloggers and publishers.

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New Twitter Alerts Service Provides Critical Information In Real Time During National Emergencies

New Twitter Alerts Service Provides Critical Information In Real Time During National EmergenciesTwitter has launched a new broadcast system that will allow users to receive important information and updates from creditable organisations during emergencies and national disasters.

Called Twitter Alerts, the opt-in service already has the support of a number of public institutions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the U.S., Japan and Korea, with plans to expand the platform to other countries soon.

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Twitter Testing Related Tweets Feature With Select Users

Earlier today we reported on news from Twitter that they typically release one experimental feature or tweak each day, usually to a very small subset of users, to “keep making the product better”.

One such feature has been seen in and around Twitter today. It’s called Related Tweets, and it could be coming to a screen near you.

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Twitter Planning Complete Mobile Redesign To Attract Larger (Dumber) Mainstream Audience

Twitter is preparing for its biggest product redesign in close to two years, with a complete overhaul of its popular mobile app in progress as the company looks to attract a larger, more mainstream audience ahead of its IPO, reports AllThingsD.

While they have not commented officially, AllThingsD’s sources say that Twitter is waiting for the release of Apple’s much-hyped iOS 7 operating system before releasing an initial update to their iPhone and iPad apps, with a richer, from-the-ground-up revamp expected later this year.

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Finally: Twitter Rolls Out DM Syncing Across Devices With 5.8 App Update

Twitter announced Monday that, at last, users will be able to sync their DMs across all devices.

Read on for the rest of the features included in the Twitter 5.8 app update.

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Twitter For Blackberry Updated With Image Cards, Suggested Accounts

A Twitter 4.2 update for BlackBerry OS 5 and up brings image cards to Twitter users on those devices, letting them see photos in their timelines.

More features in the Twitter for Blackberry app update, below.

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Heads Up, Power Tweeters: Twitter Now Supports 1,000 Lists With 5,000 Contacts

This just in: Twitter has announced that it’s updating its List feature, amping up each user’s capacity to support up to 1,000 lists with a maximum of 5,000 accounts in each.

Until now, Twitter has only allowed up to 20 lists per user account and each was limited to 500 usernames.

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