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Twitter overhauls hamstrung Direct Message feature

Excluding Periscope, much of Twitter’s focus as of late has been on improving and tweaking existing services and features. Earlier this month, the microblogging platform addressed its flawed quote tweet function and now, Twitter has overhauled another pain point: its hamstrung direct…

Twitter further combats harassment through 'quality filter'

Twitter's CEO has admitted that the service has a problem with abuse and harassment, vowing to combat trolls "left and right" through a variety of methods. So far the company has made it a lot easier to report abusive members, while making…

Amazon's new promotional tool lets anyone host online giveaways

Amazon has launched a new promotional tool that allows people to set up and host online contests. It’s called Amazon Giveaway and it’s primarily designed for those looking to build their brand, generate awareness or elevate their social media presence although…

Twitter, Google team up again to make tweets easier to search online

Twitter has entered into an agreement with Google that will see the search giant include real-time Tweets in its search results, according to a Bloomberg report. Currently, Google crawls Twitter’s website for the information, but the deal would give it access…