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Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Tech Companies

US President Donald Trump has yesterday signed an executive order aimed at cracking down on tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter. This follows...
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Twitter Registers Record Year Over Year Usage Growth Thanks To Stay At Home Orders

Twitter, just like most social media platforms, has seen a surge in usage numbers. In its Q1,2020 report, the company says it the number...
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Here Is Why Twitter Will Now Share More Of Your Data With Advertisers

In a recent notification sent to a section of its users who logged in on the platform on Wednesday, Twitter announced: "The control you...
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Twitter Starts Verifying Health Professionals To Help Fight Misinformation Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, social media platforms have been turned out as the perfect breeding grounds of misinformation. Various social media platforms have...
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Twitter Bans Content That Dehumanizes People Based on Age, Disability Or Disease

Twitter has updated its hateful conduct policy to combat the dehumanization of people on the platform based on their age, disability, or disease. The...

This Twitter Plugin Help Keep Your DM Safe From Unsolicited Nudes

Social media has brought with it the good and the bad. Sharing nudes without consent is part of an increasingly form of harassment that...
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Twitter Nets $1 Billion In Quarterly Revenue For The First Time

Twitter just released its Q4 earnings report today. From the report, the California based social media company was happy to announce that for the...

Twitter Opens Warfare On Manipulated Media On The Platform With New Rules

Deep fake technology is still a new thing. Yet, its use in the real world has already raised alarms to the wellbeing of individuals...

Here Is Why You Should Update Your Twitter Android App Immediately

Twitter recently stated that it's Android app had a vulnerability that could allow malicious actors to view private user information. Through this vulnerability, hackers could...
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Twitter Plans to Delete Inactive Accounts From December

Twitter has announced plans to delete inactive accounts from December 11th. The company says any account that has been inactive for at least six...
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Quoted Replies Bot Creator Offered A Job At Twitter

Twitter’s CEO and Founder Jack Dorsey paid a visit to Nigeria on Thursday 7th. As a CEO and founder of one of the biggest...
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Twitter is Working on Policy Changes To Combat Deep Fakes

As good as Artificial Intelligence sounds, and actually is, it also comes with its cons. One of the biggest threats in recent times has...
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Twitter Admits it Used Phone Numbers Provided For Security To Target Ads

Twitter has come clean stating they have inappropriately used phone numbers that users provided for security purposes (like two-factor authentication) to target ads. The...

Twitter Bans Advertisements From State-run Media Outlets

On Monday Twitter announced that they had banned 936 twitter accounts that were found guilty spreading propaganda about on-going protests in Hong Kong. These...
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Chad Finally Lifts Social Media Ban after More than a Year

Chad has finally lifted its ban on Social media usage after banning the practice over a year ago. The ban was implemented in March...

Twitter is down, that’s why your tweets are not loading

Been wondering why I am unable to send out #AFCON2019 tweets for the just ended Cote d'ivoire Vs Algeria match. Well, Twitter is down. Twitter...
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Swipe for a Snap – Twitter newest update

Nowadays everything social needs a photo or video. Twitter's newest update is going back to what we knew as TwitPic. It's not new, just...

Twitter has suspended KTN News (@KTNNews) account

If you’re an active Twitter user you are probably aware that the company has over the last few months been suspending accounts as it...

Grow Your Business Sales with Social Media in 2018

Social media has changed the traditional ways of marketing of the business. In 2018, again you have a chance to boost your business sales...

24Bit Episode 10: A discussion on the recent Twitter Purge.

24Bit Episode 10: One of the hashtags that was trending last week on Twitter locally was #TwitterCleanUpKE. If you missed it, too bad. But...

Are You Selling Candles or Light? Insights from Social Media Week Nairobi

Once upon a time, there was a town with two candle makers. One of the candle makers was called John and the other Mark....

Twitter’s new ‘Threads’ Feature is now available for everyone

On Tuesday, Twitter announced that it was launching a new feature that will allow users to easily post tweetstorms. The company had last month...

Twitter now lets you create much longer display names – 50 characters

Twitter has really been preoccupied with making everything lengthy lately. Just the other day it finally rolled out the 280 character limit to everyone...

How to Grow Your Small Business by Using Social Media Effectively

Everyone is acquainted with the significance of social media in every aspect of life. It is to be considered in this modern era that...

Twitter want to expand tweets from 140 to 280 characters

Twitter just doubled the character limit for tweets to 280. The company has announced that it has started testing the 280-character tweets in an...

Twitter is getting rid of its default ‘’ egg ’’ profile picture

Twitter is done with its default ‘’ egg ’’ profile picture. The company is getting rid of the egg picture it has used since...

Ex-Manchester City Star Samir Nasri’s Twitter account hacked

  It’s not the first time we have told you about Twitter accounts of celebrities being hacked. Earlier in May, one of the most followed...

Twitter’s new button lets people DM you straight from your website

Twitter has launched a new embeddable message button that will allow people to easily send you a direct message from your website. This new button...

Twitter just expanded its GIF support size limit to 15MB

GIF lovers, some good news here for you.  Twitter has expanded the size limit for GIF support to 15MB, three times larger that the...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account hit by hackers

No one is immune to to getting their social media accounts hacked. Last month we told how the most followed account on Twitter Katy...

Twitter will now allows users to share 140-second videos

You will agree with me that video is becoming increasingly central to the real-time conversations happening online. There are so many places on your...

Thanks Twitter I can now retweet myself :)

Some good news here for Twitter users. Ever tweeted a funny or interesting tweet and got no retweets? Well, forget about that, you can...

The most followed account on Twitter with 89M followers has been hacked.

Social media accounts get hacked all the time. Kenyan Tweeps and other Twitter users across the globe have always reported cases of their accounts...

Twitter to kill photos and videos from 140-character limit

Twitter is finally beginning to distance itself from its strict adherence to the rule that tweets should only contain 140 characters. The company feels...

Webfluential Launches new tool to help influencers calculate how much their tweets are worth

Twitter usage in Kenya has been doubling year in year out. In fact recent statistics have always placed Kenyans as the 2nd most active...

#RIPTwitter: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey denies algorithm fears

#RIPTwitter, remember that hashtag? The hashtag that was trending worldwide last week after a report by BuzzFeed revealed that Twitter was planning to change...

BREAKING: Twitter is currently down

If you have tried accessing twitter via your desktop or mobile phone you might have came face to face with an error message. Well,...

Be warned Tweeps, New ​Twitter rules cracks down on threats and abuse

Twitter users who use the social media platform for violent threats and abusive behavior be warned. The company has revised its rules to clarify...

Twitter launches ‘Moments’ to follow Trending Stories

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE It is just a day since Twitter announced its co-founder Jack Dorsey would now be the new Company's CEO, and things...

No more 140-Character limit for Twitter Direct Messages

If you have used your twitter DM recently you must have noticed something interesting, apparently, the social media site no longer has the 140-character...

Twitter adds autoplay to videos

In an attempt to increase its video views, twitter has announced that it has added an auto play feature to videos uploaded to its...

Periscope now available on Android

Android users will now be able to download twitter’s live-video app, Periscope app on Google play store, two months after debuting on the iPhone,...

Google and Twitter team up to bring real-time tweets to google search

Google has teamed up with twitter to bring real-time tweets to Google Search.  The two companies had a similar deal previously, but it ended in...

Join the #MayPac boxing match conversation on Twitter

This weekend, @FloydMayweather and @MannyPacquiao will square off for the Welterweight Championship in one of the most talked-about fights in boxing history.  If u...

Twitter now allows direct messages from anyone without need for following

Previously, direct messaging could only be possible between two Twitter users who followed each other. But now, twitter is givivng users an option of changing...

Twitter is testing the ability to pin apps to brand profiles

Twitter is testing yet another interesting new feature; some brands are now able to pin their apps directly to their Twitter profiles in its iPhone...

Nine years down the line, a look at nine interesting things about twitter

On Friday 20th March, Twitter marked 9 years. The company's CCO Gabriel Stricker posted a look back at some famous first tweets, including the...

Twitter teams up with Google to make tweet updates more searchable online

Twitter has teamed up with Google to make tweet updates more searchable online. This means tweets will now start being visible in Google’s search...

How to share videos on twitter

Just the other day Twitter unveiled a new group and video messaging feature. The group Direct Message feature lets user start a private conversation...

Twitter Announces new Group Messaging and Video Messaging Features

Twitter is hoping that a few new additions can help bolster its place in the social media market today. According to the Twitter company blog,...

Twitter introduces ‘while you were away’ feature to update users on what they missed

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi You can miss on a lot of things when you log out on twitter for even just a few hours. Twitter...

Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade From Windows 7 Upwards

During Microsoft’s Windows 10 media event last night, the company revealed that Windows users will be able to upgrade for free to the latest...

Twitter suffers temporary outage, back now

By Nixon Kanali Something is technically wrong,thanks for noticing-we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon." that is the message...

New twitter tool to prevent harassment

Have you ever been a victim of online harassment on twitter?  Now you will be able to report such cases thanks to a new...

Twitter Allows You Share Public Tweets Via Direct Messages

By Nixon Kanali, Twitter users will now be able to share Tweets privately using Direct Messages, Twitter has announced. This announcement was announced by the micro-blogging service product...

Twitter and IBM announce data partnership #IBMInsight

Los Angeles - IBM and Twitter will work together to integrate Twitter's data into IBM's analytics services for businesses, both companies said on Wednesday. Twitter...

Twitter aquires Twitpic domain and photo archive

Image sharing service Twitpic says that it has reached an agreement with Twitter, to give the microblogging service the Twitpic domain and photo archive. Twitpic...

Twitter unveils ”Digits” to replace passwords with phone numbers

Twitter declared war on passwords and  unveiled a new system that will allow users to log in to mobile apps with a phone number. Known...

French Bank and twitter team up to allow customers transfer money via tweets

Groupe BPCE, one of France's largest banks is teaming up with social media site Twitter to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. According to a report...

Twitter makes profiles on the iPhone more beautiful

Social site Twitter has made what it calls one of the  biggest update to profiles to date for iPhone users. The update features a...

Online Shopping; Twitter tests ‘Buy’ Button for Posts

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi  Twitter wants to make shopping from mobile devices convenient and easy, and hopefully even fun. It is going to do this....

Twitter to add tweets from non-followers to your timeline

  Your twitter timeline could just be getting more crowded with tweets from people you do not even follow according to an update to a Help...

Twitter introduces video advertising

Follow Nixon Kanali, Twitter is apparently testing a feature that will let brand advertisers include a playable video directly into a tweet. Earlier this year,...

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