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Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order
Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order By Maggie Tillman

Twitter is bringing back the so-called "chronological timeline". Here's how to change your settings to see tweets in reverse chronological order. Read more

Are Twitter replies about to become more like Facebook comments?
Are Twitter replies about to become more like Facebook comments? By Maggie Tillman

Twitter has confirmed it is testing new changes that will make reply threads look and work much more like Facebook comment threads. Read more

Why Twitter 'broke' some third-party apps
Why Twitter 'broke' some third-party apps By Maggie Tillman

Twitter confirmed it's removing access to APIs that are required for third-party Twitter clients to push notifications or auto-refresh the timeline. Read more

Here’s why you must change your Twitter password
Here’s why you must change your Twitter password By Dan Grabham

Twitter is asking all its users to change their passwords - and also for all other services they use that same password on. So read this and then go and Read more

Twitter Bookmarks: How to save tweets you may want to revisit
Twitter Bookmarks: How to save tweets you may want to revisit By Elyse Betters

Twitter has finally launched its "save for later" toolKeith Coleman, Twitter’s head of product, revealed it in a tweet last autumn that users often ask Read more

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more
What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more By Cam Bunton

Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification Read more

Tweetstorms are now official: How to thread your tweets together
Tweetstorms are now official: How to thread your tweets together By Elyse Betters

Twitter has launched a new feature: the ability to thread tweets.To understand this feature, you have to go back to 2014, when Twitter began letting users Read more

The co-founder of Vine says he's working on a 'follow-up' app to Vine
The co-founder of Vine says he's working on a 'follow-up' app to Vine By Elyse Betters

Vine was a mobile app that allowed users to share six-second videos, and now a follow up is in the works. Read more

Twitter reveals a 'save for later' feature so you can bookmark tweets
Twitter reveals a 'save for later' feature so you can bookmark tweets By Elyse Betters

Twitter is developing a “save for later” feature.The new tool will arrive at some point in the future, as reported by BuzzFeed. Keith Coleman, the Read more

Twitter trials 280 character limit, but you can do it yourself with this great hack
Twitter trials 280 character limit, but you can do it yourself with this great hack By Rik Henderson

Twitter is considering raising the character limit of tweets to 280, double the amount you are currently restricted to. This, it claims, will enable its Read more

How to turn on Twitter Night mode on desktop, iOS, and Android devices
How to turn on Twitter Night mode on desktop, iOS, and Android devices By Elyse Betters

Did you know Twitter has a Night mode feature?Well, Twitter's iOS and Android apps have offered the feature since last year, but now, it's available on Read more

Twitter is live-streaming the 2017 solar eclipse so anyone can see it
Twitter is live-streaming the 2017 solar eclipse so anyone can see it By Elyse Betters

Twitter wants everyone to catch a glimpse of next week's solar eclipse.On 21 August, which is a Monday, a total solar eclipse will be visible across the Read more

What is Loveflutter Blue? Twitter users' answer to Tinder explained
What is Loveflutter Blue? Twitter users' answer to Tinder explained By Elyse Betters

Want to score a date with a celebrity?You have a few options: Become rich and famous yourself, try Tinder Select, or try Loveflutter Blue. Since the first Read more

37 of the most retweeted and funniest Tweets of all time
37 of the most retweeted and funniest Tweets of all time By Adrian Willings

Twitter is a great medium for sharing nuggets of knowledge, pictures of cats and sage life advice.Over the years it's also been a source of entertainment Read more

What is Ed Balls Day and why is #EdBallsDay trending on Twitter?
What is Ed Balls Day and why is #EdBallsDay trending on Twitter? By Rik Henderson

You might have noticed a strange hashtag at the trending charts on Twitter today, at least in the UK. "#EdBallsDay" is riding strong with tens of thousands Read more

It's the Vine-al countdown: Save your Vines now before it's too late
It's the Vine-al countdown: Save your Vines now before it's too late By Elyse Betters

Twitter is killing Vine as we know it.The video-sharing mobile app, which burst onto the scene in 2013, giving people the ability to create and post 6-second Read more

Twitter and Periscope introduce live 360 video
Twitter and Periscope introduce live 360 video By Max Langridge

Twitter and Periscope have just announced they are now rolling out live 360 video, which is more than likely to compete with Facebook Live and Snapchat. Read more

Twitter launches live video: Here's how to broadcast from the app
Twitter launches live video: Here's how to broadcast from the app By Elyse Betters

Twitter has updated in a major way: you can now broadcast live video from within the iOS and Android app.In an effort to go after Facebook Live Video and Read more

Twitter: Here's how to filter out tweets from trolls
Twitter: Here's how to filter out tweets from trolls By Elyse Betters

Twitter has come under fire recently for not giving all its users enough adequate tools to filter out tweets from other users who are harassing them, but Read more

Here's how to apply for a verified account on Twitter
Here's how to apply for a verified account on Twitter By Elyse Betters

Now you can be one of the cool kids - on Twitter, at least. Twitter has finally opened its blue checkmark to everyone, marking the first time it's allowed Read more

Twitter scooped up a former Apple designer to lead its VR/AR plans
Twitter scooped up a former Apple designer to lead its VR/AR plans By Elyse Betters

Not to be outdone by other tech giants, it looks like Twitter now plans to jump into virtual reality and augmented reality.Just a week after acquiring Read more

Twitter Stickers are the hashtags for your photos, only sillier
Twitter Stickers are the hashtags for your photos, only sillier By Rik Henderson

Twitter has recently announced a whole raft of tweaks and changes that are coming to the platform soon, but the first to arrive will be #Stickers, the Read more

What is Twitter Engage and how does it work?
What is Twitter Engage and how does it work? By Elyse Betters

Kim Kardashian West has access to a new app that makes Twitter much easier for her to understand and use.The app is called Twitter Engage. Although it's Read more

Twitter and TfL combine to alert you about Tube and train delays
Twitter and TfL combine to alert you about Tube and train delays By Rik Henderson

A pilot scheme has been launched by both Twitter and Transport for London to notify travellers about severe delays to train and Tube services.Customers Read more

Periscope tips and tricks
Periscope tips and tricks By Elyse Betters

Broadcasting is so in right now.Apps like Snapchat let you publish videos in real-time for the world to see, for instance, and then there's social networks Read more

Twitter will give you more characters if you add a media file
Twitter will give you more characters if you add a media file By Rik Henderson

Twitter is making one of the biggest changes to tweet rules since the social network first launched. You will soon be able to tweet images, videos and Read more

Periscope: Here's how to sketch on live streams
Periscope: Here's how to sketch on live streams By Elyse Betters

Not to be outdone by Snapchat and now Facebook, Periscope has added a live-sketching feature to its iOS app.With this new feature, which Twitter-owned Read more

Vine’s new Watch button lets you playback every Vine on a channel
Vine’s new Watch button lets you playback every Vine on a channel By Elyse Betters

Vine has introduced the much-welcomed ability to watch all your favourite Viner's clips without having to scroll back.Anyone who has used Twitter-owned Read more

Twitter is testing colourful photo stickers so that you'll tweet more
Twitter is testing colourful photo stickers so that you'll tweet more By Elyse Betters

In an attempt to spruce things up a bit, Twitter is testing a new sticker feature.According to Re/Code, Facebook is letting some users add colourful decals Read more

No, Twitter isn't ditching the 140-character limit
No, Twitter isn't ditching the 140-character limit By Elyse Betters

Contrary to rumours, Twitter wants you to continue tweeting in the moment.Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO, confirmed on The Today Show once and for all that Read more

Yaaas! Twitter finally adds a GIF button: Here's how it works
Yaaas! Twitter finally adds a GIF button: Here's how it works By Elyse Betters

Twitter just caught up with the times.The company has announced a GIF search feature is coming to tweets and direct messages. It is rolling out an honest-to-goodness Read more

36 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now
36 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now By Elyse Betters

Twitter can be a powerful and wonderful tool. While not all of us might have jumped on board straight away, the first 140 characters were actually tweeted 10 Read more

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

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 Read more

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? By Elyse Betters

You can no longer "favourite" tweets on Twitter.The social network has announced it killed the function -  represented by a star button across Twitter Read more

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

Twitter desperately needs a boost to its user-growth rate.The microblogging service has posted its third-quarter results, reporting it had 307 million Read more

What is Twitter Moments and how does it work?
What is Twitter Moments and how does it work? By Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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? By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

What is Twitter Project Lightning?
What is Twitter Project Lightning? By Luke Edwards

A secret Twitter plan, dubbed Project Lightning, has just been revealed. Project Lightning, according to a BuzzFeed interview with Twitter, is going to Read more

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

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 Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

Twitter just posted its first-quarter earnings, and the results were far below Wall Street estimates. That, in conjunction with the company's earnings Read more

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?
How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good? By Luke Edwards

Twitter has changed to make retweeting more creative and personalised than it was before. The Twitter quote tweet has arrived.Until now if you wanted Read more

Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference?
Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

There's no doubt about it: Meerkat and Periscope are the new "in" apps.Instagram and Vine are so yesterday, because living in the now is what people want, Read more

What is Periscope? A Twitter-owned app that's making everyone forget about Meerkat
What is Periscope? A Twitter-owned app that's making everyone forget about Meerkat By Elyse Betters

Everybody was talking about Meerkat just a couple of weeks ago, but then Twitter intervened, and now another live-streaming app is all the rage. It's called Read more

Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat
Twitter launches Periscope live streaming app to take on Meerkat By Luke Edwards

Live-streaming yourself is the new way to engage on social media thanks to apps like Meerkat. But while that was made in 8 weeks Twitter's Persicope has Read more

What is Meerkat and why is Twitter out to kill it?
What is Meerkat and why is Twitter out to kill it? By Elyse Betters

If you search for #meerkat on Twitter right now, you'll see two things: thousands of tweets with that hashtag included, and just as many links to live-streamed Read more

The Dress meme: 25 million readers and counting, but what colour do you see?
The Dress meme: 25 million readers and counting, but what colour do you see? By Luke Edwards

If you've not heard of The Dress meme yet you'll likely start seeing it in one of your social feeds soon. The Dress is proving to be one of the most popular Read more

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays
Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays By Luke Edwards

Paying with cash is so last millennium, digital dealing is the future. The latest way to pay, from 10 March, will be via Twitter thanks to Pingit and Barclays.Barclays Read more

Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency?
Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency? By Elyse Betters

Twitter now has the means to turn Vine creators into bonafide stars...of ads.It just acquired Niche, a company that does a bunch of things, including connect Read more

Twitter chief says sorry for online abuse and vows to tackle the trolls
Twitter chief says sorry for online abuse and vows to tackle the trolls By Rik Henderson

Dick Costolo has declared war on online trolls in an apologetic statement sent internally to Twitter employees. The CEO of the social network said that Read more