Tag: Twitter

Twitter to stop offering co-authored tweets

Twitter has killed off CoTweets, less than a year after after being introduced. The feature was introduced in July last year was only initially available in the US, Canada and Korea. Anyone who has previously sent any CoTweets will with someone as the author will have those reverted to a simple Tweet and anyone who has co-authored a Tweet, will have that reverted to a retweet. – Nice and simple. […]

Slightly cheaper annual subscription now available for Twitter Blue

Twitter is now offering Twitter Blue, its subscription service as a yearly option which if you are willing to fork out the money will be slightly cheaper than paying month-to-month. The new option was spotted earlier this week by The Verge and Twitter has all of the prices outlined in a new support article. Interestingly, the company is also tacking on the same £3/$3 increase for both iOS and Android […]

Twitter has now officially banned all third-party clients

Earlier this month, pretty much all of the third-party Twitter clients stopped working which has since been confirmed by the platform, that this was an intentional move. The reasoning behind it was supposedly due to some rules being broken, of which were unconfirmed. However, since then Engadget spotted an updated developer agreement that is now saying that developers are not able to “create a substitute or similar service or product to the […]

Twitter has now confirmed that third-party clients were blocked intentionally

Last week, we reported that some, if not pretty much all of the third-party Twitter clients such as Tweetbot, Twitterrific and Birdie stopped working. The initial issues pointed towards the official Twitter API or a bug. In the day of the outage, as well as a few days afterwards, Twitter didn’t respond to anyone, not even the developers themselves. The initial issue was believed to be a bug or glitch.  […]

Twitter is now taking signups for organisation verification

Late last week, Twitter announced that it is now taking early sign ups for organisation verification on Twitter. The program was previously known as Blue for Business and will allow companies and organisations to be accurately verified on Twitter, as well as indicating how many accounts are expected to be affiliated – this being employees and sub-accounts, such as dedicated Twitter profiles for support and one for the main company. […]

Some third-party Twitter clients have stopped working

Some third-party Twitter apps have suddenly stopped working today, such as Fenix, Tweetbot, Twitterific and Twitpane. The developers have publicly announced that they are having issues and more information will be available soon. Some developers have reached out to Twitter to ask what is going on and so far, no one has heard back from the company, due to Twitter no longer having a communications team. This could be Twitter […]

Yesterday, Twitter briefly banned links to competing social media networks

Over the weekend, we saw Twitter go through a number of dramatic changes, including banning all link sharing to competing social media networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Mastodon, Tribel, Post, Nostr and Truth Social. It got so extreme that Twitter was even banning people from putting any links to other social media accounts. Users even discovered that it was also not possible to share links to Mastodon for example in DMs […]

Twitter has suspended the account which tracked Elon’s private jet

Today, Twitter has seemingly suspended the account @ElonJet which was set up by Jack Sweeney, a college student. Sweeney has been running the account for a number of years and has been approached by Elon Musk a number of times, even being offered $5,000 to stop running the account only to then counter offer $50,000. However, a few arguments can be made for and against what has happened to the […]

Twitter Blue is relaunching later today

Later today, Twitter is planning on relaunching Twitter Blue, after a rocky launch last month. The company announced this over the weekend and this also comes with a new price increase for users purchasing it via the iOS App Store. Twitter Blue will cost $8 per month on the web version or $11 per month on iOS. This price difference is how Twitter will be getting around the 15-30% cut […]

Elon Musk says Twitter will increase the character limit to 4,000

Elon Musk has revealed that Twitter will eventually in the future increase the character limit from 280 to 4,000. When Twitter was first launched back in 2006 it always had a limit of 140 characters and was then increased to 280 back in 2017. However, Musk has revealed on Twitter itself that in the future the character limit will be increased to 4,000. In a response to a question, Elon […]