It isn’t a secret that Twitter has been the platform for widespread abuse, and after many years of people demanding better tools to “mute the trolls,” Twitter’s finally getting around to it.
For many, Twitterrific is an app that’s practically synonymous with the Twitter social network, due to the fact the app has been available for such a long time.
Twitter Announces Three Major New Changes to Make Its Platform Safer; Will Hide Abusive Tweets in Conversations
Twitter has long been accused of not taking enough steps to ensure the safety of its users on its platform from trolls and abusers. The company is finally taking a strict stance on the issue with the announcement of three major changes. Going forward, Twitter will identify people who have been previously banned on the platform and prevent them from creating a new account.
Recently, Twitter‘s CEO, Jack Dorsey (@jack), let users throw out some features or tweaks they believe would help Twitter as a social network moving forward.
Live video streaming is a big deal, and for anyone who enjoys 360-degree videos, and wants the live variety, Twitter is looking to help.
Twitter, in a constant state of needing to adopt new users, continues to mess with what’s been in place for years in hopes of shaking things up a bit.
Sometime last winter, I was at my college workspace, trying really hard to work on a project that was going nowhere. So I did the most obvious thing I could think of at the moment – brought out my iPhone, opened the Twitter app and mindlessly started scrolling through. Zoned out that I was, I found myself skipping the text and stopping where I saw images – videos, GIFs, memes. And that’s when the idea first came to my mind – Instagram for Twitter. I half jokingly instagram’d about it.