If anyone logged on to Twitter late last night, must have been greeted with a “Keeping Your Account Secure” notice. It is fair to say that not everyone went ahead and read the whole thing. However, what the popup window informs users about is quite damning. It essentially says that the passwords of all 330 million Twitter users were exposed in plain text. This happened due to a bug that the company claims to have fixed now.
Twitter claims that its investigation showed that there was no evidence that any breach of the unmasked passwords occurred. However, out of an “abundance of caution,” it has adviced all users to change their [...]
After testing the 280-character limit with a few users, Twitter is officially rolling out the new character limit to all its users. The only exceptions will be for Twitter users in the Japanese, Korean, and Chinese languages, who can convey as much as double the amount of information in their tweets compared to characters in English and other languages.
This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is madness ! This is me
— Bharat [...]
If you are an avid twitterati and the 140-character has always annoyed you, then you’re in luck. Twitter has announced that it will be testing a 280-character limit for tweets for some people. These people will be randomly chosen and the duration of the testing phase has not been announced yet.
Back in 2016, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey was asked about the 140-character limit and its future, and he replied with a firm “It’s staying.” All this seems to have changed within a year as the 280-character limit testing phase picks up pace. The company has said that only a “single-digit” percentage of its users will get the opportunity to double their [...]
Apple has been off Twitter till now, not communicating with the world through social media. But the tech giant has finally launched a Twitter account @Apple just few days ahead of the iPhone 7 launch set for September 7th.
Although Apple hasn’t tweeted anything yet, the account is verified and seems to be ready to go. From the looks of it Apple will live tweet the Apple iPhone 7, 7th September event. The company also recently updated it’s Newsroom for a more card like approach.
Apple has remained very closed about it’s press relations and the company’s approach towards marketing has been very internal and not social media friendly. With a twitter [...]