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Twitter Mac app updated, no longer crashes on launch

For around a week, the Twitter for Mac app has been crashing on launch making the app completely unusable. There was little anyone could do to make it work, deleting and reinstalling didn’t do anything. However, earlier this week Twitter has released an update for the app to stop it from crashing whenever it is opened. Version 19.9.21 is now the latest and seems to solve the app crashing issue. […]

For the first time, Twitter raises the price of its ‘Blue’ subscription

For the very first time, Twitter has raised the price of its premium ‘Blue’ subscription this week. The subscription service has been available for around a year and is only available in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It usually runs for $2.99 per month, but the company is raising prices quite dramatically up to $4.99 per month. The new price has been quick to make its mark, the latest […]

Twitter adding new feature called ‘Unmentioning’ – to help leave unwanted conversations

This week, Twitter announced a new feature that is rolling out to users soon called ‘Unmentioning’. Pretty much it is what it sounds like, it’ll allow you to remove yourself from a conversation that you have been @mentioned in. You might want to remove yourself because you are getting too many notifications, someone has tagged you by accident or more. Sometimes you want to see yourself out. Take control of […]

Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Yesterday, Twitter accounted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be purchasing Twitter for $44 billion with Bloomberg one of the first publications to report the news early on Monday morning this week. This follows on from weeks of drama and rumours, as well as people wondering if Elon would buy Twitter and if so, what would happen to the social media company. Some early reports suggest that the Twitter board have […]

After all that, Elon Musk won’t be joining the Twitter board

After all the drama, Elon Musk now won’t be joining the board of directors at Twitter. This comes a week after Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal announced on the platform that Tesla CEO Elon Musk would be joining the board after he purchased 9.2% of Twitter. Elon has decided not to join our board. I sent a brief note to the company, sharing with you all here. pic.twitter.com/lfrXACavvk — Parag Agrawal […]

Twitter is working on an edit button, will come to Twitter Blue first

Twitter has finally revealed that it is working on an edit button, well it has actually been working on the feature since last year. The company revealed that the feature will come to Twitter Blue subscribers first and eventually roll out to the public. So far, thee is very little information on how the feature works, whether edit revisions and history will be easily visible etc, but more details should […]

Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% stake in Twitter

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% in Twitter this week instantly making him the largest shareholder the company has. As a result, the shares of Twitter have increased by 27% since and his stake in the company is worth around $2.89 billion. As a result of acquiring a stake in Twitter, Elon Musk has also joined the board of Twitter giving him the ability to influence some of […]

Russia has now blocked access to Twitter

Twitter looks to have been blocked in Russia, following on from a country wide ban by the government on Facebook. Interfax has reported the news this week. Various news sites have reached out to Twitter who said they are currently not seeing anything different to what was reported earlier this week. Earlier this week, Twitter confirmed that its service might be unavailable for some people in Russia but there have been multiple […]

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Today, Jack Dorsey one of the original founders of Twitter has stepped down as the CEO of the company. This change has effectively come into effect as now and the CTO Parag Agrawal, has now replaced Dorsey. Dorsey founded Twitter around 15 years ago with Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams and hsi reasoning for moving on was: “I’ve decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to […]

Twitter is now showing Instagram link previews again

This week, Twitter has now finally started to add back link previews for Instagram. Now, like any other website when you share a link to an Instagram post on Twitter it displays a link and a thumbnail preview of that photo. Link previews for Instagram on Twitter used to work, however back in 2012 not long after Instagram become a thing those link previews went away and have been an issue since. […]