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Chief Scientist, Summize Co-Founder Abdur Chowdhury Quits Twitter

Chief Scientist, Summize Co-Founder Abdur Chowdhury Quits Twitter

Perhaps, this is the toughest phase for Twitter since its launch. Majority of the senior names at Twitter have left already and now is the turn of Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhury who has also quit Twitter. This all began with an exit of Biz Stone, after which four senior and… Read more »

You’ll be Able to Update Twitter from Facebook Soon!

You’ll be Able to Update Twitter from Facebook Soon!

It’s been years that people imploring Facebook to take on the friend and follower mode. It is not until today when Facebook finally rolled this feature out. Well, the disposition of this feature was always there, but in blurry way, now it is a feature. The documentation released by Facebook… Read more »

Twitter Gets 200 Million Registered Accounts

Twitter Gets 200 Million Registered Accounts

Another milestone reached by Twitter today when 200 millionth tweep signed up. Below is the info-graphics done by visual.ly which takes you from the history of the microblogging platform all the way to the 200 million registered accounts. Surely, 200 million is a big number but what’s biggest is the… Read more »

How to Filter Out Unwanted Tweets from Timeline

How to Filter Out Unwanted Tweets from Timeline

It is a matter of common experience that following people on Twitter may sometime bring a big nuisance for you. For instance, if you have followed a couple of people who are big fans of cricket or football, you should expect a reasonable amount of unwanted tweets on your Twitter… Read more »

Twitter Launches Text Ads

Twitter Launches Text Ads

Twitter has always been busy in improving their website. Nowadays, Twitter is taking a trial of sponsored text-ads on their website that appear right underneath the ‘Trends’ section. At first text-ads used to promote Twitter apps and other services regarding the Twitter ecosystem. This is however no more the practice…. Read more »

Twitter Gets the New Homepage Design

Twitter Gets the New Homepage Design

Twitter has launched the new homepage for its official website. The design was implemented a while ago but later on removed because of the various issues people were facing. But it seems that they have fixed the bugs and its good to go now. Twitter co-founder Evan Williams tweeted: Very… Read more »

Twitter Buying TweetDeck for $50 Million

Twitter Buying TweetDeck for $50 Million

Twitter is in talks to purchase TweetDeck Inc. for $50 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. TweetDeck is one of the most popular third-party Twitter clients, available in desktop, iPad, iPhone and Android versions. It displays your Twitter news feed, @mentions and direct messages, along with your Facebook feeds… Read more »

Twitter Search 3 Times Faster Now

Twitter Search 3 Times Faster Now

According to Twitter Engineering blog, Twitter has enhanced the search speed using Blender, a Java server. This change has improved the results by reducing the search latencies by approximately three times from 800ms to 250ms and also cut-down the CPU load on Twitter’s front-end servers. Twitter illustrates the advantages of… Read more »

Twitter Files Application for “Bird in Flight” Design Trademark

Twitter Files Application for “Bird in Flight” Design Trademark

Recently, Twitter has filed an application saying that its trademark drawing “Bird in Flight” now becomes a genuine trademark for the company as far as United States is concerned. Twitter has already filed applications for the words “Tweet” and “Twitter”. According to Trademarkia, in the start of last week, Twitter… Read more »

Twitter: “Promoted Accounts” in Pipeline

Twitter: “Promoted Accounts” in Pipeline

It seems that twitter is more intended to monetize on the desire to collect more followers with the introduction of Promoted Accounts. The company has a plan to introduce its newest promoted advertising product on Wednesday at the IAB Conference in New York. According to All Things Digital, it is… Read more »

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