Online trolls about to lose their hobby: Periscope rolls out comment moderation

The social media which was principally created as a online hostel for people to keep close and interact has become a “digital Somalia” plagued continuously with violence; particularly oral violence. This is as trigger happy fingers trolls no longer shoot bullets but happily shoot poisoned words generously online. It has therefore become almost necessary that …

Twitter plans to give us bail from the 140-character arrest

…..Twitter to expel Links and Photos out of 140-char limit Although it may look customary that Twitter religiously keeps to its 140-character, but I have always had this special distaste for this 140-character limitation. Personally, 140-character is not enough hectares to plant my expressions, and it makes communicating to me as hard as drinking water …

Twitter now lets users record, share videos in Direct Messages

With strong intents to elevate Twitter to new heights in face of a seeming crisis, the micro-blogging website is now making available video support to Direct Messages. “The company keeps plugging away at basic features to bring the service up to speed with competitors like Facebook Messenger. Following the addition of a GIF button on …

Twitter To Begin Video Ad Spot On Top Of Timeline

Twitter has initiated the introduction of a new video ad unit with the name First View. This commercial outfit allows marketers to well reserved access in the top spot in users’ timelines for the span of a day. Among the first breed of advertisers jumping on this feature is 20th Century Fox, with domestic theater …

Twitter shuts down 125,000 accounts

Coming as one of the measures Twitter has adopted to grind hard on violent extremism, the giant social media made announcements yesterday that it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 owing to what it described as sharing connections to terrorist or extremist groups, primarily ISIS. The company has claimed earlier that there existed …