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President Obama used someone else’s iPhone to send his first tweet

President Obama used someone else’s iPhone to send his first tweet

Barack Obama was given his own Twitter account on Monday, six years after becoming President, and he promptly published his first tweet. The greeting was sent from an iPhone, but according to the White House, it wasn’t Obama’s own device.

Apple and Twitter working on bringing Tweets to Spotlight

Apple and Twitter working on bringing Tweets to Spotlight

Twitter’s CEO, Dick Costolo, has revealed that the company is working closely with Apple on integrating content from Twitter i.e. Tweets into the former’s Spotlight search feature.

Developers can now bake Twitter timelines into their iOS apps

Developers can now bake Twitter timelines into their iOS apps

Twitter has announced a new update to its Twitter Kit for developers that allows them to bake entire timelines and Twitter search results into their iOS apps.

Twitter for iPhone now lets users share their slow-motion videos

Twitter for iPhone now lets users share their slow-motion videos

Uploading your sweet slow-motion videos to Twitter is now a whole lot easier after the social network rolled out an update that allows iPhone users to share their slo-mo clips directly to their timeline.

Twitter axes Discover and Activity tabs in iOS app

Twitter axes Discover and Activity tabs in iOS app

Twitter’s Discovery and Activity tabs were apparently not getting the attention the social networking giant assumed they should.

Twitter rolls out revamped quote tweet feature for iPhone allowing you to add comments of up to 116 characters

Twitter rolls out revamped quote tweet feature for iPhone allowing you to add comments of up to 116 characters

Twitter today announced the rollout of revamped quote Tweet for the web and its official iPhone app. The revamped quote tweet functionality will embed the original tweet which in turn will allow users to add comments of up to 116 characters to it.

iOS 8.3 beta hints at official Twitter share extension

iOS 8.3 beta hints at official Twitter share extension

Apple’s latest iOS 8.3 beta appears to be without its familiar Twitter sharing button, preventing users from sharing content directly from other iOS apps. The change could indicate that Twitter is working on its own share extension that may be available soon.

Twitter clamps down on Meerkat’s access to your friends

Twitter clamps down on Meerkat’s access to your friends

The new Meerkat app that allows users to stream live video to their Twitter followers is having one of its most useful features revoked by the social network, meaning new users will no longer be connected with their existing Twitter contacts automatically when they sign in.

Meerkat for iOS broadcasts live video to your Twitter stream

Meerkat for iOS broadcasts live video to your Twitter stream

You can already upload video files to Twitter, but if you want to share a special moment in real-time, then a new iOS app called Meerkat can help. The free download broadcasts live video to your Twitter followers, so they can share your experiences as they happen.

Twitter blames iOS 8 for loss of 4 million active users

Twitter blames iOS 8 for loss of 4 million active users

Twitter posted its fourth quarter results for 2014 earlier today. The company reported it had 288 million monthly users at the end of Q4, a jump of 20 percent from the same quarter last year.