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360-Degree live streaming video makes its way to Twitter

Posted in Twitter on December 30th, 2016 by

Just this week, Tech Crunch reports that Twitter introduced the 360-degree live streams through Periscope. Periscope 360 only has a limited number of partners, Twitter is now one of them. This is a great addition to Twitter, as live streaming is on the rise and is becoming increasingly popular on social media platforms like Facebook….

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Twitter Lets Mobile Users Make Their Own Moments

Posted in Twitter on December 2nd, 2016 by

Earlier this fall, Twitter opened up access to its storytelling feature “Moments” to all Twitter users, allowing anyone to create their own stories using photos and tweets uploaded to the service. The Moments application was only available on the web, but Twitter promised that mobile support would arrive soon and it has. Twitter has announced…

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Not Registered to Vote? Twitter Can Help

Posted in How To, Twitter on October 7th, 2016 by

According to Techcrunch, Twitter now can help you register to vote and answer voter questions via direct message. Twitter has implemented a new feature that allows voters to direct message the company’s @Gov Twitter account in order to receive voter registration assistance over direct messaging, which is more private. What’s interesting about Twitter’s application is that it…

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You Can Have A Twitter Moment, Too.

Posted in How To, Twitter on October 6th, 2016 by

When Moments was first rolled out to Twitter users last year, many tweeters filed complaints about the design (what was up with that blue dot?) and functionality of the feature. Mashable reports that while moments were originally created for specific accounts to collect tweets about specific happenings, Moments are now available to all Twitter users….

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Why Did Twitter Do Away with User Backgrounds?

Posted in Social Media Advertising, Twitter on July 21st, 2015 by
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  In case you missed it, Twitter caused quite a stir earlier this week when they removed user backgrounds from Twitter.com. Cover photos are still in tact, but the imagery users typically see on the side panels of Twitter.com are now a white/light blue color. Why the change? No one knows for sure, although the background is still…

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Twitter Direct Messages No Longer Limited to 140 Characters

Posted in Twitter on June 12th, 2015 by

It’s been a busy week for Twitter. After news broke that CEO Dick Costolo would be leaving the company, Twitter’s Developer Team announced that direct messages will no longer be limited to 140 characters beginning in July. The move could be great for customer service communication between brands and personal accounts, as everything can now…

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Just Announced: Twitter's Audience Insights Tool

Posted in Twitter on May 27th, 2015 by

Today, Twitter announced a new tool called Audience Insights that aims to help marketers and advertisers alike better understand their audiences on Twitter. The tool will now provide advertisers extremely detailed information about their customers, ranging from lifestyle and interests to TV viewing behavior. Since Audience Insights provides valuable details about the people who are…

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4 Recent Twitter Updates to Check Out

Posted in Reflections, Twitter on April 28th, 2015 by

A lot has been happening with Twitter recently. Actually, there’s always a bunch happening with Twitter. But since it’s such a insane flow of constant information, and we’re programmed to check in, tweet, retweet, favorite, and maybe read a few things, at the speed of light, you may have missed some recent changes. Here are…

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Building Relationships on Twitter in 140 Characters or Less

Posted in How To, Twitter on April 21st, 2015 by

Social Media is all about relationships. Some people seem to think it’s about a relationship with themselves, but that defeats the very meaning of “social”. Brands sometimes think it’s the perfect place to promote their product. Wrong again! Social Media is about being social – it’s an interaction between people. You don’t post something just…

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Bad Rhino Reading: 4 Ways to Use Twitter Video for Your Business

Posted in Featured Articles, Twitter on April 18th, 2015 by

Website: Social Media Examiner Article: 4 Ways to Use Twitter Video for Your Business Did you ever think that Twitter would have video option? Well, now they do. Twitter just recently updated the app so that people can post videos on twitter. Here are 4 ways to help: 1. Respond to Tweets With Video Twitter adding…

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