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Twitter’s iOS App Gets Recategorized as News in Effort to Boost App Store Visibility

Twitter’s iOS App Gets Recategorized as News in Effort to Boost App Store Visibility

Twitter has recategorized its official iOS app to boost visibility in the App Store. The app was previously under “Social Networking,” which obviously makes sense, where it ranked number 5. However, it’s now under “News,” where it ranks number 1.

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey says they aren’t lifting 140-character limit for tweets

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey says they aren’t lifting 140-character limit for tweets

Despite rumors to the contrary, it turns out that Twitter doesn’t have any plans to lift the 140-character limit from its tweets after all.

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter to support Apple in court battle with Department of Justice

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter to support Apple in court battle with Department of Justice

Following Apple’s official response to an issued court order trying to force the company to access an iPhone 5c, and a court date set in front of a congressional hearing, other companies are planning to further cement support for the Cupertino-based company.

Twitter now lets users record and share videos in direct messages

Twitter now lets users record and share videos in direct messages

Twitter is all about the sharing, as it announces yet another feature to do just that, this time with videos.

Twitter announces an easy way to search and share GIFs

Twitter announces an easy way to search and share GIFs

Twitter has been supporting GIFs on the social network for quite some time now, but now it’s making it even easier to find and share them.

Apple has fixed broken Twitter links in Safari in OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 3

Apple has fixed broken Twitter links in Safari in OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 3

Dating back to November, there’s been an issue with shortened Twitter links within Safari, but it looks like Apple has fixed the issue.

Twitter starts rolling out its controversial algorithmic timeline to users

Twitter starts rolling out its controversial algorithmic timeline to users

Despite garnering quite a bit of controversy after the initial report broke out, Twitter has started rolling out a new version of its timeline that shows tweets according to their quality and not just based on the time they were tweeted.

Tip: How to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone or iPad for Facebook and Twitter users

Tip: How to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone or iPad for Facebook and Twitter users

If you’re not an unlimited data plan, then it is always a good idea to know every trick in the book to reduce the data usage so you don’t get a bill shock at the end of the month.

We had covered several tips and tricks to reduce data usage on your iPhone or cellular iPad on iOS 9.

Periscope Broadcasts Now Embedded Directly Into Tweets

Periscope Broadcasts Now Embedded Directly Into Tweets

Twitter users on the iOS ecosystem can now see Periscope video feeds embedded in tweets instead of having to swap to the Periscope app according to Twitter’s recent announcement. As of right now, the feature is iOS exclusive with eventual plans to roll out to Android and the Web.

Twitter’s 140-character limit for tweets could jump up to 10,000

Twitter’s 140-character limit for tweets could jump up to 10,000

In August of 2015, Twitter officially bumped up the character limit of its Direct Message feature to 10,000. Now some other changes might be in store for the social network.