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Quickies: Make the Most of Twitter’s Character Limit Changes

By Tess | 5th Jul 2016

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.

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Quickies: How to Turn Off Twitter’s New Algorithmic Timeline

By Tess | 10th May 2016

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 […]

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Quickies: An Introduction to Twitter Lists

By Tess | 22nd Mar 2016

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.”

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Quickies: How to Check When to Post to Twitter

By Tess | 8th Mar 2016

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 […]

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Quickies: How to Add Multiple Images on Twitter

By Tess | 24th Nov 2015

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.

Event of the Week: Twitter Scandinavian Summit

By Tess | 11th Nov 2015

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 – […]

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Quickies: How and When to Shorten a Link

By Tess | 20th Oct 2015

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 becomes Any link can be shortened like this using a free online service.

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Twitter Video Marketing for your Business

By Tess | 1st Jul 2015

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 […]

Four Ways Brands can Appeal to Millennials on Social Media

By Han | 23rd Dec 2013

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. […]

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Business Guide to Twitter

By Tess | 29th Nov 2013

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 […]

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