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