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Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Twitter Applies for US Licenses to Facilitate In-App Payments

January 30, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Twitter has taken its next steps towards facilitating payments in the app, with The Financial Times reporting that the company has begun applying for regulatory licenses in US states, the next legal requirement for providing payment services in the app. […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Challenges Continue at Twitter, with Revenue Down 40% Year-Over-Year

January 18, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Imagine the chaos if we lost both TikTok AND Twitter within the next six months. That seems pretty crazy – and maybe it is. But with TikTok facing a potential ban in the US, due to lingering concerns about its […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter Launches Updated Tweet View Count Display on Tweets

January 17, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Twitter has updated its new view count display on tweets, which Twitter chief Elon Musk believes could be a good way to encourage more Twitter users to engage in the tweet conversation. Last month, Twitter rolled out its new view […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter’s Looking to Update its Search Feature to Account for Spelling Mistakes and Mistypes

January 13, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Of all the various changes and tweaks that have resulted from Elon Musk’s time as Twitter CEO thus far, of all the subscriptions, view counts, checkmarks – of all that, this may well end up being the most significant. How […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter Rolls Out New, Swipeable Feed of Only Users That You Follow in the App

January 10, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

As flagged by Twitter chief Elon Musk over the weekend, Twitter has today rolled out its new swipeable timeline option, which will make it easier for users to switch between the algorithm-defined main feed (which includes recommended tweets from people […]


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Twitter’s Looking to Launch Advanced Search in its Mobile App

January 4, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

It’s been in the works for a while, and now, Twitter’s getting close to launching its advanced search filters on mobile, which will provide a range of new filters and options to hone in your Twitter search. As you can […]


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Twitter Tests Updated Format for Tweet View Count Display

December 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Okay, everyone hates the new tweet view counts – or not so much hates them, as a concept, but hates the way that they’re displayed, which currently produces these types of double line stat summaries. People also don’t like that […]


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Twitter Rolls Out Priority Tweet Ranking, Longer Video Uploads to Blue Subscribers

December 23, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Twitter’s updated Twitter Blue subscription package is slowly rounding into shape, with two more elements now live for paying subscribers, including prioritized ranking of subscriber tweets. Twitter re-launched its $8 subscription package two weeks back, after addressing flaws in its […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Brands Can Learn From Elon Musk’s ‘Employee-Generated Content’

December 16, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Is employee-generated content (EGC) a nightmare for brands or a dream come true? Should employers bother facilitating it, and if so, how? For answers, let’s start with an extreme edge case: Elon Musk. Talking About Employee Content and Musk Musk […]


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Elon Musk Says ‘Ad Free’ Version of Twitter Blue is Coming

December 13, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

I’m not exactly sure how Twitter’s current product mapping process is structured, but I’m pretty sure that Elon Musk doesn’t consult anyone else before announcing future directions. Which, I guess, when you own the app, you can do, though it […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Should You Pause Your Twitter Ad Campaigns? A Look at the Most Recent Concerns at the App

November 29, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Should you pause your Twitter ad campaigns? Various reports have suggested that many brands are re-thinking their Twitter marketing approach, in light of Elon Musk’s takeover at the app, which has thus far seen him cut staff, and promote a […]


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Musk Outlines New $8 Per Month Twitter Blue Package, Including Verification Ticks

November 1, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

It seems that Elon Musk wasn’t trolling when he suggested charging $20 per month for a blue verified tick. As per Musk’ most recent tweets on his reformation of the platform, Musk now says that they’re planning to offer verification […]


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Elon Musk resurrects $44B Twitter offer, envisions ‘everything app’

October 5, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

Elon Musk sent a proposal letter to buy Twitter for his original asking price of $54.20 per share, or roughly $44 billion, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange commission. The development was reported on earlier by Bloomberg. […]


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Court Rules that Twitter Vs Musk Trial Will Go Ahead in October, After Musk’s Team Sought Extension

September 7, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

So where are we at in the ever-evolving Twitter versus Elon Musk saga? This week, Musk’s lawyers have once again sought to delay the October trial, in order to give themselves more time to establish their case for exiting Musk’s […]


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New Legal Challenges Could Further Impact Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Push

May 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

So as the fifth week of the Elon Musk Twitter takeover drama comes to a close, let’s just check in on how things are progressing. Oh, it’s bad. Nothing good to see here. This week, as Musk maintains that his […]


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Musk Secures Funding as More Hints of his Twitter Plans Slowly Filter Through

May 5, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

So what’s the latest on Elon Musk’s great Twitter takeover? It’s been reasonably quiet on the Elon front this week, but in the background, Musk has been busy shoring up investment, in order to fund his $44 billion takeover bid […]


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What Happens to Twitter After Elon Musk’s Takeover Fails

April 18, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Elon Musk’s attempt to buy Twitter will likely fail. He doesn’t have the money lined up. The company’s board is wary of selling. Its stock hasn’t budged despite his premium offer. And he’s already discussing Plan B. Anything can happen […]


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Tesla delivers 90,650 vehicles despite pandemic and factory shutdown

July 2, 2020

Via: The Verge

Tesla said on Thursday that it was able to deliver 90,650 vehicles during the last quarter, despite its Fremont, California factory being partially shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street analysts had expected the electric automaker to only […]


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What to expect at Tesla’s Model Y event

March 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

After almost four years in the making, Tesla will finally reveal the Model Y compact SUV tonight at an event in Los Angeles. While we still haven’t seen a full picture of the new electric car, Tesla and CEO Elon […]


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A Game You Can Control With Your Mind

August 28, 2017

Via: NYTimes Tech

SAN FRANCISCO — When you pull the headset over your eyes and the game begins, you are transported to a tiny room with white walls. Your task is to break out of the room, but you cannot use your hands. […]