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Twitter is overhauling tags, will start testing the redesigns with some users in the US
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Twitter is overhauling tags, will start testing the redesigns with some users in the US

The labels are an update from those Twitter used for election misinformation before and after the 2020 presidential contest.

Twitter may soon rollout Facebook-like 'cheer', 'sad', 'hmm', and 'haha' emoji reactions
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Twitter may soon rollout Facebook-like 'cheer', 'sad', 'hmm', and 'haha' emoji reactions

While clearly inspired by Facebook reactions, Twitter may take a different approach on the moods or emotions that users will be able to use to react on a post.

Twitter scraps automated image-cropping algorithm, says it cropped out Blacks and females
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Twitter scraps automated image-cropping algorithm, says it cropped out Blacks and females

Twitter says it found the algorithm delivered "unequal treatment based on demographic differences", and "objectification" bias that focused on a woman's chest or legs.

Twitter will now allow iOS users to watch YouTube videos directly from timeline
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Twitter will now allow iOS users to watch YouTube videos directly from timeline

Earlier, to watch videos on Twitter, people had to click on the link, only to be directed to another page to watch it.

Twitter rolls back threaded conversation feature, pulls the plug on its prototype app called Twttr
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Twitter rolls back threaded conversation feature, pulls the plug on its prototype app called Twttr

The company said that it is killing Twttr prototype so that they can concentrate on new tests to improve the conversation experience on Twitter.

Twitter now lets users control who can reply to their tweet: How it works
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Twitter now lets users control who can reply to their tweet: How it works

People who can’t reply will still be able to view, Retweet, Retweet with Comment, share, and like these Tweets.

Twitter will now let you record 140-seconds audio clips as 'voice tweets'
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Twitter will now let you record 140-seconds audio clips as 'voice tweets'

For now, only iOS users will be able to voice tweet, however, all users will be able to listen to that tweet.

Twitter rolls out 'retweet with comment' feature for Android and the web
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Twitter rolls out 'retweet with comment' feature for Android and the web

This Twitter feature will let you keep track of your tweets without searching for them manually as we did up till now.

Twitter is testing a feature that will let users choose who can reply to their tweets
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Twitter is testing a feature that will let users choose who can reply to their tweets

Users can decide if everyone, or people they follow or, people they mentioned can reply to their tweet.

Twitter is testing a new layout that will make reading threaded conversations easier
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Twitter is testing a new layout that will make reading threaded conversations easier

Twitter said that some of its users will see a new layout for replies, with lines and indentations.

Twitter puts 'manipulated media' label on edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump
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Twitter puts 'manipulated media' label on edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump

Twitter implemented its new policy, which labels tweets with manipulated or synthetic media such as deepfakes or more manually edited videos, on 5 March.

How to use the 'continue thread' feature on Twitter
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How to use the 'continue thread' feature on Twitter

With this new Twitter feature, you won't have to manually find the tweet to start a thread.

Twitter testing labels to fight misinformation, launches 'continue thread' feature
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Twitter testing labels to fight misinformation, launches 'continue thread' feature

It was reported that Twitter company documents showing a mockup of the new approach were accessible on a publicly available website.

Twitter will probably never rollout an edit feature, says CEO Jack Dorsey
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Twitter will probably never rollout an edit feature, says CEO Jack Dorsey

That is the most conclusive answer Dorsey or anyone from Twitter has ever given about the feature.

CES 2020: Twitter to soon let you control replies on a tweet directly from the compose box
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CES 2020: Twitter to soon let you control replies on a tweet directly from the compose box

Twitter to soon allow users to decide before they post a tweet if and who they want to allow to reply to the post.

How to use live photos from an iOS device as GIFs on Twitter
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How to use live photos from an iOS device as GIFs on Twitter

This twitter update of uploading live photos as GIFs is not applicable to any android users as of now.

Twitter will now let you turn on two-factor authentication without a phone number
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Twitter will now let you turn on two-factor authentication without a phone number

Until now, a phone number was essential for enabling additional security on your Twitter account.

Twitter is now testing the ability to schedule tweets using its web app
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Twitter is now testing the ability to schedule tweets using its web app

As of now, there’s no word on when scheduled tweets might come to Twitter on Android or iOS.

Twitter lays out plan for banning political ads but it's still a little confusing
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Twitter lays out plan for banning political ads but it's still a little confusing

The ban includes ads from political candidates, political parties or government officials themselves.

Twitter may soon let users switch accounts when replying to tweets: Report
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Twitter may soon let users switch accounts when replying to tweets: Report

The feature to switch accounts while replying to tweets has been available in TweetDeck for a while now.