New Twitter status feature for individual tweets is being tested

Twitter Status - New Feature

The social media platform is testing another feature similar to old MySpace and LiveJournal statuses. A new Twitter status is being tested to allow users to tag posts with pre-created labels, not unlike the way old MySpace and LiveJournal platforms used to make available. A number of users have been reporting that they were able to use the new feature with an emoji. TechCrunch and MacRumors both reported that they had been hearing from users that were able to display a Twitter status represented by an accompanying emoji. The social…

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Twitter’s mobile apps are testing a breaking news tab

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The social network is now trying out a new kind of option that may soon appear in its application. Twitter has now suggested that it will be stepping into the news environment with its mobile apps and in order to find its place in that ecosystem, it is trying out a breaking news content tab. This was first reported by BuzzFeed, but it was also later officially confirmed by Twitter, itself. The news tab will be appearing in the Android and iOS mobile apps. So far, screenshots have been displayed…

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Social media marketing battle breaks out between Martha Stewart and Apple

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After making a few comments about breaking her iPad screen the domestic diva brought on the wrath of the tech giant. At the end of last week, a social media marketing battle broke out over Twitter between Apple and Martha Stewart, when the woman’s iPad was dropped and the screen was cracked. Stewart posted a few snide comments about how the repair service should function, incensing Apple corporate. The story began when Martha Stewart had her iPad fall out of her car, causing the screen to crack at the area…

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