Twitter: User Interface

  • Twitter officially opens up Moments to everyone

    Today Twitter is officially opening up Moments so that anyone can curate their own topic-based feed of tweets. A combination of social content curation service Storify, Facebook’s Canvas and Snapchat’s Live Stories, Moments could be poised to become the social network’s unique spin on Snapchat’s and Instagram’s Stories, if enough people use it.

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  • Twitter’s NFL livestream and Facebook’s Sports Stadium should get married

    Twitter’s NFL livestream last night was fine, but could have been better if the feeds of tweets attached to it were better. Facebook’s Sports Stadium, released earlier this year, has been fine, but could be better if the play-by-play feed were closer to live. The two rival products should get married; they complete each other. That will never happen.

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  • Twitter rolls out an app for Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant

    … Copyright Aaron Durand (@everydaydude) for Twitter, Inc. Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant now speaks Twitter. Twitter has rolled out an app called Twitter Reader so that people can have their Amazon Echo smart speakers or other Alexa-enabled devices recite their Twitter feeds. The app — which appears to be the first Alexa app from a major…

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  • Twitter updates interface with quality filter and notification improvements

    … Twitter is tackling its harassment concerns by making changes to the user experience. Today, the company announced ways users can enjoy Twitter without the abuse. Changes include being able to limit notifications only to people who you follow on Twitter (if opted in; otherwise, the experience remains unchanged) and a quality filter, now open…

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  • Twitter uses Wimbledon to test live sports streams minus the sports

    … Early into every NFL preseason, teams practice without pads. It’s a way to shake off the rust without risking injury. A couple months ahead of livestreaming regular season NFL games on Twitter, the social network held its own version of this kind of practice. On Wednesday Twitter tested out a livestream of tennis grand slam event, Wimbledon…

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  • Twitter for Android gets facelift

    … Using the Twitter app on Android? Today, your microblogging app is sporting a new look, no matter where you reside in the world. The new Twitter for Android has taken user feedback to enhance the user design and to simplify the user experience. As seen below, the design has swipe functionality to move between screens, such your Home timeline…

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  • Top Twitter accounts run up against the 140-character limit

    … Twitter has decided not to extend tweet lengths beyond the current 140-character limit. But would it matter if it did? To peek at how long tweets typically are, Marketing Land looked at 300 of the most popular brand, celebrity and media Twitter accounts, as listed by social analytics firm Socialbakers. Those accounts are already running up…

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