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 Cover photos are still in tact, but the imagery users typically see on the side panels of 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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Twitter Debuts New Look

Posted in Twitter on April 16th, 2015 by
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Twitter has become a a big part of where people are able to see what is going on in the world. According to Twitter, a big change will be happening for users who have a Twitter account but do not necessarily log in every day or even every week. Twitter is making it so they are…

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Twitter Launches 'Retweet with Comment' Feature

Posted in Twitter on April 9th, 2015 by

According to, Twitter is now releasing a ‘Retweet with Comment’ feature, which Twitter has been testing since last summer. The new feature now allows Twitter users to embed a tweet into their own tweet, allowing them to essentially write their own commentary to a tweet. Say more with revamped quote Tweet! Rolling out on iPhone…

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Twitter Toying with Autoplay

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Twitter on March 26th, 2015 by
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According to, Twitter is now following in Facebook’s footsteps with an autoplay feature. Twitter is now experimenting with autoplay for videos in timelines. Autoplay lets videos play while somebody is scrolling through their news feeds automatically without even needing to hit play. Vine, a popular app that lets users post six-second videos, will not be…

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Bad Rhino Reading: How to Double Your Twitter Followers in 5 Minutes a Day

Posted in Featured Articles, Twitter on March 21st, 2015 by
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Website: Post Planner Article: Here’s How to Double Your Twitter Followers in 5 Minutes a Day Ever wonder how some people have tons of Twitter followers but you don’t?  Here are some helpful tips for doubling your number of followers. 1. Perfect Your Profile The first key to your profile is an awesome profile picture.  A close-up of…

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