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Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone

Twitter Doubles Character Limit for Everyone

TwinStar Media November 8, 2017 0

After testing its plan to double tweet word counts with select users, Twitter has officially rolled out the change to all users, bringing the new max total to 280. Twitter’s decision to implement the new feature was based

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Twitter Will Reportedly Expand Its 280-Character Limit To All Users Within Days

Twitter Will Reportedly Expand Its 280-Character Limit To All Users Within Days

TwinStar Media November 1, 2017 0

In late September, Twitter announced that it would slowly be rolling out a new feature — double the number of characters for certain accounts. While going from 140 to 280 characters is certainly a big change

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Twitter Creates New Inbox For Direct Messages From Strangers

Twitter Creates New Inbox For Direct Messages From Strangers

TwinStar Media May 31, 2017 0

Twitter has long allowed users to contact each other privately through Direct Messages, but usually only if the two accounts are following each other. That’s about to change. Twitter will now allow strangers to

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How the Nature of Popularity Was Changed by Social Media

How the Nature of Popularity Was Changed by Social Media

TwinStar Media May 24, 2017 0

There aren’t many aspects of the human experience that haven’t been affected by the mass proliferation of social media over the past decade. From our way we interact with our friends to the way

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Turn Your Favorite Tweets into Wall Art

Turn Your Favorite Tweets into Wall Art

TwinStar Media May 10, 2017 0

Some people are great at Twitter.  Not many, as most posts are random political fart dumps, love notes to inanimate objects, or the ever present and stereotypical picture of brunch.  But every once in

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Kids Everywhere Are Ditching Twitter for Mastodon

Kids Everywhere Are Ditching Twitter for Mastodon

TwinStar Media April 5, 2017 0

Do you love Twitter but hate the 140 character limit, myriad of adverts, racist and sexist chatter, and the fact messages no longer show in chronological order? Then perhaps you’ll be interested in Mastodon —

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Twitter Removes @username Replies From the 140-Character Limit

Twitter Removes @username Replies From the 140-Character Limit

TwinStar Media March 31, 2017 0

Last year, Twitter promised to roll out some updates that would allow users to express more than 140 characters. In the months since, it’s done exactly that, but now it’s taking things a step

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This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

TwinStar Media March 22, 2017 0

If you’re worried that you might be spending too much time procrastinating on Instagram and Facebook rather than actually doing anything productive, then fear not, for it appears you’re not alone. New statistics on

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Study Says Up To 15 Percent Of Twitter Users Are Bots

Study Says Up To 15 Percent Of Twitter Users Are Bots

TwinStar Media March 13, 2017 0

As anyone who follows social media behavior and the 2016 presidential election probably knows by now, Twitter is full of bots: up to 47 million of them, according to a new study from Indiana

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Twitter Overhauls Their Abuse Tools And Starts Blocking Trolls

Twitter Overhauls Their Abuse Tools And Starts Blocking Trolls

TwinStar Media February 7, 2017 0

Is Twitter the worst cesspool on the internet? Between the harassment campaigns, the utterly creepy behavior of, say, Martin Shkreli, and just the fact that seeing an egg avatar makes many people either roll

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