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Twitter has officially removed the 140 character limit from Direct Messages

Twitter has officially removed the 140 character limit from Direct Messages

In early June of this year, Twitter said a big change was coming to its Direct Messages, and now that change has finally arrived.

Twitter gives iPhone 6 Plus users a new landscape view

Twitter gives iPhone 6 Plus users a new landscape view

Twitter is rolling out landscape support inside its official iOS app for those with an iPhone 6 Plus. The new view brings a number of nice advantages, including the ability to see all messages while reading or replying to another.

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter has begun trialing a dedicated News tab inside its mobile apps, which makes it easier to find breaking news. The experimental section appears in the middle of the app’s navigation bar on iOS, but it’s currently only available to a select few.

Twitter rolls out Periscope update that lets you mute users, Handoff streams to Mac

Twitter rolls out Periscope update that lets you mute users, Handoff streams to Mac

Twitter has rolled out a big update to live-streaming platform Periscope that finally allows you to mute users to avoid notifications for all of the accounts you follow. The update also allows you to send Periscope streams to your Mac using Handoff in OS X Yosemite.

Twitter for iPhone update finally brings native support for iOS share sheet

Twitter for iPhone update finally brings native support for iOS share sheet

Twitter updated its official iPhone app this week to finally add native support for the iOS share sheet. The change lets users quickly and easily share things like links and images with friends from within the Twitter app.

How to disable videos, GIFs and Vines from autoplaying on Twitter on your iPhone or iPad

How to disable videos, GIFs and Vines from autoplaying on Twitter on your iPhone or iPad

Automatic gearboxes, automatic lights, automatic fish feeders are good and convenient things. An autoplaying video on the web and on Twitter can be quite a nuisance. Twitter recently announced a more seamless way for videos, Vines, and GIFs to play while using the site or mobile app. If you think that autoplaying videos are distracting or worried it would consume your mobile data, Twitter also introduced a way to disable this new “feature”.

Twitter launches two new tests to discover more about places and products

Twitter launches two new tests to discover more about places and products

Twitter is busy. While hot on the heels of new information regarding Twitter’s focus on curated content with Project Lightning coming to light, the company is now testing two new ways to discover more about products and places.

Twitter working on curated news stories with Project Lightning

Twitter working on curated news stories with Project Lightning

Apple News was unveiled during the keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and it’s one of the new tentpole features baked into the incoming iOS 9, which is set to arrive later this year.

Twitter is adding autoplay for native videos, Vines and GIFs in its iOS app

Twitter is adding autoplay for native videos, Vines and GIFs in its iOS app

While Twitter is usually a quick and easy way to find videos, GIFs or Vines (not excluding the Vine app altogether, of course), the social networking is hoping you really like seeing them automatically play in your Timeline.

Twitter is removing the 140 character limit from its Direct Messages

Twitter is removing the 140 character limit from its Direct Messages

Twitter has always been about keeping connected with people and brands across its social network, all with the hitch that users only have 140 characters to do it.