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Twitter is Turning Some Favorites Into Re-Tweets, and People Aren’t Happy

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Twitter is back in experimental mode, but its latest test is annoying people. A sizable number of users are seeing tweets favorited by others in their timeline, just like retweets. They are also getting notifications when others follow someone new. This was first brought to my attention a couple of weeks ago, but Twitter appears […]

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Twitter is Testing a New ‘Promoted Video’ Ad Option

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Twitter announced on Tuesday it will begin beta testing a new feature called “Promoted Video,” which is aimed at brands looking to upload and distribute their videos to the Twitter network. The feature, which expands upon the Twitter Amplify program, was previously revealed during Twitter’s recent earnings announcement, when new CFO Anthony Noto teased the […]

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Twitter’s Direct Messages Could Lead to a New Revenue Stream

Ask anyone who uses Twitter what their biggest gripe about the service is, and the answer may very well be DMs. Direct Messages (DMs, aka private messages between users) are a part of Twitter that ‘power’ users have been hooked on since before WhatsApp, WeChat, Line and other billion dollar-valued mobile messaging apps even existed. […]

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Twitter Overhauls its Promoted Tweets Ad Platform for Better Customization

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Twitter has announced that its Promoted Tweets ad platform has been revamped to allow businesses to better specify the type of campaign they want to run across the social network. From Thursday, small-to-medium size businesses (SMBs) and Twitter API partners can access objective-based ad campaign options in beta, thereby allowing brands to create campaigns that […]