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M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Twitter should roll out a tab highlighting the best tweets, similar to “While You Were Away”, and should have realized how awful the new “Explore” tab is   —  A rant about Twitter's new ‘Explore’ tab  —  Look, it's hard to roll out changes to any product, let alone one with hundreds of millions of users.
Jan 27, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
In 2016, Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, others acknowledged they are not just neutral platforms and began tackling issues like discrimination, harassment, fake news   —  In early December, Facebook published a blog post summing up the company's breakthroughs and challenges in image and speech recognition.
Jan 1, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Startup L. Jackson revealed to be Parker Thompson, a VC who works for AngelList   —  Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley's Favorite Twitter Persona  —  The anonymous tech personality is a venture capitalist but not any of the ones people thought.  —  Startup L. Jackson didn't even say goodbye.
Mar 17, 2016, 11:10 AMIn context
Danny Yadron / Guardian:
Interviews with Twitter novices reveal many feel frustrated and confused by product, intimidated by cliques   —  Twitter is struggling - probably because normal people don't know how to use it  —  Outside the media bubble, Twitter's processes and protocols can be confusing. yet its future depends …
Feb 20, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Shopify's new iOS keyboard, Shopkey, populates with product catalogs, so retailers can easily share product pictures and purchase links   —  Shopify Smooths Way For Retailers Selling On Social With New Keyboard  —  Social media has made us weirdly comfortable addressing corporations like people …
Feb 17, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Rachel Pick / Motherboard:
Twitter Is Testing Timelines That Aren't in Chronological Order   —  Are you a loyal Twitter user?  Brace yourself, because your favorite social media platform might get turned on its head: Twitter is experimenting with a new way of sorting your timeline that breaks with the reverse-chronological format it has used since its inception.
Dec 8, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pocket adds option for users to share favorite items to a followable public profile, now available as public beta for Android and iOS   —  Pocket moves into Twitter territory with a public feed of your recommended reading  —  Pocket, the service for saving articles and videos to view later …
Nov 12, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter says new users engage with likes at a 9% higher rate than they did with favorites; overall, engagement is 6% higher with likes than favorites   —  Here's The Data That Shows Why Twitter Switched To Hearts From Stars  —  Twitter is looking to settle the hearts vs. stars debate once and for all.
Nov 10, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
In replacing favorites with hearts, Twitter alters use cases familiar to power users in hopes of appealing to a broader audience   —  11 Immediate Reactions To Twitter Killing Favorites  —  Because you have seen a heart before, but are too stupid to recognize a star. … Sure.  OK.
Nov 3, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
Akarshan Kumar / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter and Vine rebrand favorites as likes, replace star icon with heart   —  Hearts on Twitter  —  We hope you like what you see on Twitter and Vine today: hearts!  —  We are changing our star icon for favorites to a heart and we'll be calling them likes.
Nov 3, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context

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