Apple CEO Tim Cook set Twitter ablaze with speculation today — and all it took was a simple smiley face emoji.
Cook sent out a tweet with just a smiley face emoji this morning. No other context was provided, and the tweet got deleted shortly later, leading Apple fans on Twitter to wonder what the most powerful man in tech was really trying to say.
Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t tweet a whole lot, but when she does, it’s from an iPad. Her majesty used the device to thank the public for the “digital messages of goodwill” that were received for her 90th birthday.
Twitter is rolling out some big changes that are going to change the way you tweet in the future. Users can now say more when tweeting others and posting media links, and it’s finally possible to retweet and quote yourself.
Twitter has blocked the U.S. government from spying on our tweets in an effort to identify potential terrorists. Intelligence agencies no longer have access to the Dataminr service, which analyzes every tweet that gets published.
Say goodbye to the 140-character limit that made Twitter famous and say hello to something much longer. According to a report, Twitter is getting ready to launch a new feature that will let users include as many as 10,000 characters in one tweet — 9,860 more than before.
If you’ve ever come across a great snippet of text you want to Tweet right from your Mac, you know the drill: you have to copy it, open Twitter, create a new message, and then paste in the text there. Then hit the Send button.
Sure, it’s not that difficult, but what if there was an even easier way?
Twitter is said to be working on a new feature that will allow users to edit tweets after they are published, The Deskreports. As things stand, the only way to fix typos and other errors is to delete your tweet and publish another one, but sources close to Twitter’s new project say that’s set to change.