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Twitter previews new beta program with algorithmically sorted responses, thread-based timeline, more

In an effort to make the Twitter app more appealing, the company will begin rolling out a beta program to a select group of users in the coming weeks that will be testing new and upcoming features for the platform.   The goal of the new beta program is to help Twitter gauge whether or not it wants to “turn those tests ... Read More »

Twitter debuts a Lite version for emerging markets

Twitter launched Thursday a “Lite” version of its service that runs from the browser on a smartphone, in a bid to attract customers in emerging markets who have flaky Internet connections or are wary of spending too much on data. The micro-blogging service said Lite is designed as a Progressive Web App in collaboration with Google and is available at ... Read More »


Twitter’s giving you more room to work in 140 characters, and tweaking replies so they’re easier to use. Twitter isn’t abolishing its defining 140-character limit for tweets, but it’s making some big changes so you can do more within those confines. Other tweaks to the way replies work will remove some of the “inside-baseball” Twitter tricks that act as a ... Read More »

You can now add a description to your Twitter pics to help the visually impaired ‘see’

The Internet offers a wealth of knowledge at our fingertips. Unfortunately, some ®people don’t have as easy access to that information as others. Twitter is hoping to help change that, and is making it easier for those with visual impairments to be a part of the Twitter community. While Braille-based technology has worked with Twitter posts so far, images have been largely ... Read More »

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