Twitter: User Interface

    • 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 ...

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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 results and collapsing low-quality (or abusive) tweets.

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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

    … weekends, and I’m way less seasoned than Twitter’s developers). That also means that investing in Amazon’s Alexa platform isn’t a massive bet for Twitter. If a lot of people end using Twitter Reader to check their feeds and boost Twitter’s somewhat stagnant monthly and daily active user base, then great for the audience section in its next quarterly…

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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

    … the livestream. Twitter has no plans to post the recorded version, according to the company spokesperson. The only remnant of Twitter’s Wimbledon livestream is the page on which it aired, which shows the video player and a stream of Wimbledon-related tweets. Conceivably pairing the livestream and a live Twitter feed is the entire point of what…

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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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