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Don't like the heart? Twitter begins testing emoji reactions instead

Don't like the heart? Twitter begins testing emoji reactions instead

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Soon, you might be able to 'Tears of Joy' something on Twitter. Roughly one week after replacing the favourite button with a heart/like button, Twitter has begun testing even more ways for you to interact with tweets in your feed, according to several... >>

Twitter's favourite button: Where did it go and what's the new heart button?

Twitter's favourite button: Where did it go and what's the new heart button?

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You can no longer "favourite" tweets on Twitter. The social network has announced it killed the function -  represented by a star button across Twitter - and replaced it with a new way to interact with tweets. Well, it's not really "new". Twitter simply... >>

Twitter Q3 results: Slow user growth continues, with only 4M MUAs added

Twitter Q3 results: Slow user growth continues, with only 4M MUAs added

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Twitter desperately needs a boost to its user-growth rate. The microblogging service has posted its third-quarter results, reporting it had 307 million monthly average users during the quarter, which ended on 30 September. That number doesn't include... >>

Twitter Moments explained: The best of Twitter - all under one tab

Twitter Moments explained: The best of Twitter - all under one tab

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Twitter can be intimidating - especially if you're new to the service. In order to take advantage of what can arguably be called the most influential news tool of our time, you have to follow the right accounts at the right time. Otherwise you won't see... >>

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

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A robot has been murdered for hitchhiking. HitchBOT has met its end at the hands of humans, despite loving them to the bitter end. HitchBOT was a robot created by Ontario makers at Ryerson University who wanted to see how far it would travel. The robot... >>

Why does Twitter look so dull and where have the background pictures gone?

Why does Twitter look so dull and where have the background pictures gone?

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After years of allowing its users to choose their own backgrounds for the browser version of Twitter the social network has removed custom background images from "home", "notifications" and user tweet feeds. Even preset Twitter backgrounds can no longer... >>

What is Twitter Project Lightning?

What is Twitter Project Lightning?

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A secret Twitter plan, dubbed Project Lightning, has just been revealed. Project Lightning, according to a BuzzFeed interview with Twitter, is going to change how the platform works. The plan is to offer a live event coverage platform, on Twitter, than... >>

Twitter update can kill your battery and run up huge data bills

Twitter update can kill your battery and run up huge data bills

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If there's one thing we love about Twitter, it's the simplicity. That is about to change, following CEO Dick Costolo's quitting, and your phone may pay for it. The latest addition to Twitter is autoplay videos and GIFS. Now native videos, Vines and GIFs... >>

Fancy a tweet-a-pizza? That'll soon be a thing thanks to Domino's

Fancy a tweet-a-pizza? That'll soon be a thing thanks to Domino's

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Domino's will soon accept pizza orders through Twitter, making the process of getting a delivery straight to your door as simple as it can possibly be. The company has already expanded its ordering possibilities with smartphone, tablet and smartwatch... >>

Twitter now has 302 million active users, shares plunge after earnings leak early

Twitter now has 302 million active users, shares plunge after earnings leak early

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Twitter just posted its first-quarter earnings, and the results were far below Wall Street estimates. That, in conjunction with the company's earnings having leaked online ahead of time, caused Twitter shares to fall to about $42.27. Twitter announced... >>