Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter Hires Castleberry Singleton as New VP of Inclusion and Diversity

In line with its goal of having six percent or more under-represented minorities in leadership roles, Twitter has hired Castleberry Singleton to lead its diversity efforts. “Excited to announce I’m joining @Twitter as the new VP of Inclusion and Diversity. Can’t wait to help build on the company’s great progress!” Singleton said in a tweet on Wednesday. She… Read More »

Twitter totally solves all of its problems with new profile photos

Twitter finally made it happen. With a simple redesign, the beloved social media giant has solved all of its problems. You heard it here first. Every. Single. One. Of. Them. SEE ALSO: Why all the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon The racism, sexism, harassment, bots, fake news, Donald Trump, and all of its other issues — they’re… Read More »

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened closely and kept… Read More »

Twitter Unveils Blue Umbrella Emoji for This Monsoon Season

With the monsoon finally settling in, Twitter on Friday launched a special blue umbrella emoji for its Indian users. The emoji went live on June 16 and will be active till August 31. “We want to celebrate the resilience of the country during the famed Indian monsoon and what better way to do it than with Twitter emojis… Read More »

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened closely and kept… Read More »

Twitter Testing Dedicated Spot For Live Videos On Its Homepage

It’s no secret that Twitter has been looking at live videos as one of the ways to drive engagement on its website and gain new users – and it may have just found the best way to present the live streams to millions. Twitter is testing a dedicated spot for live streams on its desktop homepage. A Twitter… Read More »

Twitter to Help UP Government Towards Effective Governance Goal

In line with the Centre’s aim to bring transparency in governance, the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to ride on the microblogging website Twitter for reaching out to the people, a company executive said on Friday. “The UP government has recognised the potential of Twitter as a platform for effective integrated… Read More »

Twitter Now Offers Users Granular Control Over Their Data

Twitter on Wednesday updated its privacy policy, and also introduced new tools for users giving them granular on how their data is used. The new Privacy Policy and data controls will be rolling out in the coming days, according to Twitter. Additionally, Twitter has started offering tips and responding to queries through direct messages with @support chat bot.… Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Returns to Company in Unspecified Role

Twitter Inc co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday he would be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. “My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling,” Stone said in a blog post, adding he would not be replacing anyone at Twitter when he joins the company in a… Read More »

Twitter Says It Uses Deep Learning to Recommend Tweets on Timelines

Making a transition from algorithmic timeline, micro-blogging site Twitter has started using deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend certain tweets on its 328 million monthly active users’ timelines. Twitter had introduced algorithmic timeline last year that ranked tweets based on relevance instead of them being in reverse chronological order. Twitter has brought on… Read More »