Tag: Twitter

Twitter has been rebranded as ‘𝕏’

Just yesterday, Elon Musk has followed through with his promise and rebranded the iconic Twitter website he purchased in October 2022. As of 24th July 2023, Twitter will now been known as 𝕏 and x.com now redirects to Twitter.com. Other parts of the branding effort is yet to be completed, such as the mobile apps on iOS and Android – both of which still showing the bird logo. Elon spent […]

Twitter will soon launch cheaper verification for small businesses

Twitter is planning on launching a new cheaper plan of its ‘Verification for Organizations’ program which for $1,000 / £1,140 per month businesses can get a square profile picture and golden checkmark. This does offer some other benefits, scubas elevated tweets, access to premium support from Twitter as well as the other benefits of Twitter Blue, such as longer tweet support and the ability to edit tweets. Organisations that are […]

Twitter will now remove legacy blue checkmarks on 20th April

Twitter had previously stated that the legacy checkmarks that users have had were going to be removed on 1st April 2023. However, when that day came the only thing that changed was the label that both the legacy and Blue subscribers had which has changed to say “This account is verified because it’s subscribed to Twitter Blue or is a legacy verified account.” However, a few days ago Elon Musk […]

BBC has been labelled as ‘government-funded’ on Twitter

Yesterday, it was discovered that the main @BBC account on Twitter had been relabelled to say it was government-funded. Twitter has long been provided some context on select accounts, such as government officials, media and more but the most recent update has been to the main BBC account. Over the past few days, several media outlets such as NPR and Russia Today have been re-labelled on Twitter. The BBC have […]

Twitter will be removing legacy verified checkmarks on 1st April

Twitter has announced that the old blue checkmarks are being discontinued next month. The company is calling them the ‘legacy’ checkmarks, but these are just the users on the platform which were previously verified using the old process, which Elon says was pretty corrupt anyway. On 1st April, (great choice of a date) Twitter will start to wind down the old verified program and start removing blue checkmarks from those […]

Twitter isn’t working quite right today (Updated)

Right now on Twitter, links are pretty much broken with all links on the website redirecting to show the following message. Even the twitter.com website is showing the same message. “{“errors”:[{“message”:”Your current API plan does not include access to this endpoint, please see https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api for more information”,”code”:467}]}” Any links regardless if they show the proper URL or the t.co domain are not working quite right. Users are also seeing the […]

Twitter is reported to have laid off Esther Crawford

Esther Crawford joined Twitter back in 2020 as part of an acquisition of Squad and has since headed up new products at Twitter, with her most notable work being the recent launch of Twitter Blue. Shortly after Twitter was acquired by Elon Musk in 2022, a photo of Crawford asleep at the office went viral. This tweet (below), cemented Crawford as the face of Twitter Blue and during the messy […]

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 […]