Twitter has recently made some changes to the platform’s character limits. Media attachments no longer take up character space, and @usernames in replies are also not counted. Twitter has also gotten rid of the need for a full-stop for followers of a particular reply.
Twitter has made a subtle but crucial change to the tweets that appear in your timeline. In place of the original, chronological timeline of tweets, Twitter users now see a new timeline showing “best tweets first”. Twitter’s new algorithmic timeline hasn’t been greeted with the warmest reception. The good news is, there is an option […]
Twitter’s own explanation of what a Twitter list is: “A list is a curated group of Twitter users. You can create your own lists or subscribe to lists created by others. Viewing a list timeline will show you a stream of Tweets from only the users on that list.”
Following on from the recent Quickie looking at how to check the best time to post to Facebook, this time we’re focussing on Twitter. Making sure you tweet at a moment when your audience is online and using social media isn’t merely guesswork. By analysing historic tweets, it’s possible to see patterns in when tweets […]
The way in which we share posts on social media has become increasingly visual. Twitter now lets users send text and up to four images in a tweet. Better still? Whether you tweet one, two, three, or (up to) four images, the same number of characters are used.
On Monday 9 November, Twitter held their first ever Scandinavian Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. The beautiful, grand venue in Östermalm played host to several Twitter employees, three of whom gave presentations; the highlights of which follow here. As the event was in Sweden, there was of course fika (tea/coffee and cakes) galore! Timur Sultanov – […]
You’ve most likely come across shortened links every time you’ve used the internet. As their name suggests, they are an abbreviated version of a full URL. For instance, the full URL http://renderpositive.com/client-work/flexiskyline/ becomes http://j.mp/1LaCLKt. Any link can be shortened like this using a free online service.
In an increasingly digital world brands are competing for attention online, and the realm of social media is certainly no exception. Continually perfecting their ultimate social media formula in a bid to win engagement from potential consumers, brands have precisely calculated the best time of day to post to each platform, configured the ultimate text to […]
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are broadly defined as those born from the early ’80s to the early ’00s. Three quarters of the tech-savvy 16-24 year-old subset spend longer than ten hours online every week, and almost all use Facebook (97%), which is the most popular network for brand interaction for the vast majority. […]
Twitter, the social media and microblogging platform, now has over 500 million registered users worldwide. Whilst personal users of the platform are able to connect with friends, celebrities, communities, and brands they love, businesses are using networks to become bigger and attract new customers, whilst competing on equal terms as bigger businesses on the same […]