Twitter tests community moderation that lets users flag politicians’ lies

Twitter is testing a new approach that would let users identify misleading information from public figures and add brightly colored labels under the tweets.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Daily Crunch: Twitter threads are getting easier

Twitter is rolling out a “continue thread” button, ViacomCBS has big plans for its streaming service and Morgan Stanley acquires E-Trade. Here’s your Daily Crunch for February 20, 2020. 1. Twitter adds a button so you can thread your shower thoughts Twitter is adding a new feature for mobile users to make it easier to […]

Twitter adds a button so you can thread your shower thoughts

Hold that tweet — and add another one. Twitter is adding a new feature for mobile users to make it easier to link dispersed ‘shower thoughts’ together — and another thing styleee. Per 9to5Mac, the feature — which Twitter tweeted about yesterday — is slowly rolling out to its iOS app. (At the time of writing […]

Twitter acquires Stories template maker Chroma Labs

Is “Twitter Stories” on the way? Or will we just get tools to send prettier tweets? Well now Twitter has the talent for both as it’s just acquired Chroma Labs. Co-founded by Instagram Boomerang inventor John Barnett, Chroma Labs’ Chroma Stories app let you fill in stylish layout templates and frames for posting collages and […]

Digital Marketing News: Record Influencer Spending, Google’s Gmail Shopping Ads, Pinterest’s Verified Merchant Program, & Twitter Engagement Stats

Facebook Adds ‘One-Time Notification’ API to Messenger for Business Facebook has given marketers new options for contacting consumers who have agreed to notifications, with the release of an API token system that will enable expanded brand-to-customer contact choices, the social media giant recently announced. Social Media Today Twitter says ad tech and product updates will […]

Senators attempt to force Twitter to ban Iranian leadership

Four senators, including Ted Cruz (R-TX), have asserted that, as a consequence of sanctions placed on Iran, Twitter must cease providing its services to Ayatollah Khamenei and other leaders in the country. “The Ayatollah enjoys zero protection from the United States Bill of Rights,” he wrote in a letter to the company. Although the move […]

Twitter says ad tech and product updates will improve direct response advertising

The company reported mDAUs rose 21% to 152 million and ad revenue growth rebounded a bit in Q4 2019. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Twitter hits $1 billion in quarterly revenue, ‘monetizable daily users’ jump 21% to 152 million

Twitter hit $ 1 billion in quarterly revenues for the first time and touted its improved advertising income and an active user increase of 21%.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Twitter: State actors may have used Android app flaw to access users’ phone numbers

Twitter said on Monday that it had discovered attempts by possible state actors to access the phone numbers associated with user accounts.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Twitter suspends ‘large network’ of fake accounts used to match phone numbers to users

Twitter announced today that over the holidays it identified and shut down “a large network of fake accounts,” as well as many others “located in a wide range of countries,” collectively abusing a feature that let them match phone numbers to user accounts. TechCrunch previously reported this same issue on December 24, which is also […]