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.
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 is all about the sharing, as it announces yet another feature to do just that, this time with videos.
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.
Dating back to November, there’s been an issue with shortened Twitter links within Safari, but it looks like Apple has fixed the issue.
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.
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.
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.