Twitter: User Interface

    • Twitter will offer viewership stats for Moments makers

      Five months after enabling anyone to create a Moment, Twitter will now show these Moment makers how many times people have seen the topical collection of tweets they have curated. On Tuesday, Twitter rolled out Moments Analytics so that anyone who has created a Moment can see stats on how that Moment has performed.

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    • Twitter extends abuse blocking to main timeline, puts offenders on timeout

      Twitter continues to step up its attempts to stamp out abuse on its platform. After adding an option for people to block tweets containing certain keywords, phrases, hashtags or emojis from appearing in their notifications tab, Twitter is extending the option to block those tweets from appearing in people’s main timelines as well and adding the choice to set how long each in ...

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  • Twitter’s safety updates address user bans, abuse and safe search

    … With Twitter’s rampant abuse problem, the company has been aggressively trying to find the right way to handle its crippling problem. An announcement today addresses Twitter’s overall improvements toward a safer, more pleasant tweeting experience, with the addition of three primary changes: abusive account creation prevention, safer search…

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  • Twitter announces Explore, a discovery tool

    … Move over, Facebook Trending. Twitter’s own style of trending stories has been announced today. Called Explore, the objective of this feature is to consolidate trending stories into one central location. The Explore tab which is coming soon will allow Twitter users to find trends, Moments, search and live video under one roof: the Explore tab…

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  • How Twitter is making its top search results more relevant than recent

    Twitter is all about “live,” but its platform can’t all be live because recent doesn’t always equal relevant. Twitter proved this in February when it introduced a digest-style mini-feed in its main timeline that shows a sample of tweets someone might find most relevant even if they’re not the most recent. The company has quietly done a similar thing with its search results pages.

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  • Ranked conversations have arrived to to the Twitter mobile experience

    … Does your Twitter timeline look different to you on your mobile device? Don’t be shocked; this is Twitter’s new conversation ranking feature that groups responses by sub-conversations and by ranking, not by chronology. With this update, the mobile experience has caught up with the desktop experience where this has been available since June 2015…

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  • Twitter adds keyword, hashtag, emoji blocking to curb abusive tweets

    … For years Twitter has had a harassment problem. While that doesn’t seem to have affected marketers’ opinions of Twitter, it could turn off regular users who don’t want to spend time on social network where people are free to fire slurs and other hateful words at them. So Twitter is giving people new options to police the tweets they see…

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  • 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…

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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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