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  • Twitter Testing ‘Instant Timeline’ for New Users

    … In November during the company’s first Analyst Day, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo laid out the organisation’s plans for the future, with a number of interesting new features on the horizon. One of these implementations was called Instant Timeline, and Twitter has started testing that functionality with new users this week. “We believe that anyone…

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  • New From Twitter: Group Direct Messages

    … The rumours have been circulating for a while and today Twitter has finally started to roll out group messaging for direct messages. Previously direct messaging on Twitter was limited to one-to-one conversations, and both users had to be following each other to be able to exchange replies. The new functionality allows users to start…

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  • New From #Twitter: Offers

    … Twitter has started to test a new way for brands to connect with their followers on Twitter and convert them into paying customers. Called Twitter Offers, the feature is a new type of Twitter Card that lets advertisers promote discounts and other types of cash incentives on Twitter which users pay for via credit or debit card and then redeem in-store or online. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • Twitter Launches New Business Website

    … Twitter has unveiled a complete revamp of their business.twitter.com website, which promises to help brands of all sizes grow their business with Twitter. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • Twitter’s New Audio Cards Let You Play Music in Your Timeline

    … Twitter Cards let users extend the size of a tweet (which is otherwise limited to 140 characters) by attaching larger photos, videos, lead generation tools and other media “experiences”. Cards can provide a nice uptick to engagement and clicks, and they’ve had a good overall response from marketers and brands. This week Twitter announced the Audio Card, which will let users listen to music directly on Twitter. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • BotMaker is Twitter’s New Weapon Against Spam

    When it comes to bad closed captioning, Marlee Matlin has a lot to say. A tipping point came five years ago when Matlin, who's been deaf since the age of 18 months, sat down with her daughter to watch the "Wizard of Oz" on Netflix. There were no subtitles. Her Tweet started a caption revolution. "Noise is good, because the purpose was good," Matlin says.

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