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Twitter acquihires itself a new VP of Product

Twitter recently announced the acquisition of Yes Inc., a small startup from the Bay Area led by Keith Coleman who will now serve as Twitter’s VP of Product. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey's account

Imagine being the CEO and co-founder of a social media/news platform and having your own account suspended. That’s the unusual situation Jack Dorsey recently found himself in when Twitter removed him from his own site.

Twitter reportedly set to announce 300 job cuts later this week

Twitter’s seemingly never ending problems are continuing. Earlier this month, it was reported that all of the company’s potential buyers were no longer planning to make bids for the microblogging site. Now, Twitter may be about to cut eight percent…

Longer tweets are coming to Twitter on September 19th

Twitter is finally about to upgrade their signature 140 character limit to make it more user friendly. Starting from September 19th, the service will no longer count a number of items in the character limit, according to information from The Verge.

Twitter reportedly in talks to stream live NFL games on Apple TV

Twitter earlier this year secured the rights to exclusively livestream select NFL football games during the upcoming 2016 regular season. Now, the microblogging platform is reportedly looking to make good use of the partnership by getting its app – and…

Twitter will now let anyone apply for verified status

Twitter is now inviting any and all users to upgrade their accounts to verified status, a designation that until today was exclusively used to identify key individuals (celebrities, public figures and so on) and organizations on the microblogging platform as…

Twitter ups GIF file size limit to a huge 15 MB

Twitter users rejoice! You can now post exceedingly large GIFs to the social media platform, as Twitter has upped their GIF file size limit from 5 MB to 15 MB. The new limit should cover the vast majority of GIFs…

Twitter hires former Apple designer to head its VR/AR division

Twitter hasn’t dived head first into developing virtual reality with quite as much enthusiasm as Facebook or Google, but it has been making some moves in the field recently. The microblogging site acquired machine learning firm Magic Pony earlier this…