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Twitter Now Supports GIFs

Starting today, you can share and view animated GIFs on http://t.co/wJD8Fp317i, Android and iPhone. http://t.co/XBrAbOm4Ya — Twitter Support (@Support) June 18, 2014 Hey Tumblr lovers! Twitter announced yesterday that they now support GIFs on the iPhone, Android and Twitter.com. GIFs are a series of images animated together to create a looping animation, invented in 1987. […]

Twitter Announces Pop-Up Notifications

Twitter announced on its blog this week that they will soon roll out pop-up notifications to their web interface. These notifications will be in real-time and will alert you when someone engages with one of your tweets. When you’re logged in on twitter.com, you will receive notifications if someone has replied, favorited or retweeted one of […]

How To Add Summaries To Your Tweets

A few days ago, my friend Jacob of  waitingfornextyear.com, asked me how the @NYTimes has a summary of whatever article they are tweeting in their tweets. At first, I thought they had a special partnership with Twitter, but no, anyone can do it. This post will show you the easy steps it takes to add this […]

3 Ways to Fight Twitter FOMO

“How do  you have time for that?…” is a question that I field often about my Twitter habits. The truth is, I don’t. This article will show you 4 ways to fight your Twitter FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). I have to consciously make time to check my feed. This post covers 3 services that help […]

Buy Starbucks for Friends with Twitter

Starbucks has announced a a new partnership with Twitter, Tweet-a-Coffee. You can now purchase a $5 gift card and send it to a friend on Twitter. All you have to do is link you Starbucks account to your Twitter handle, which you can do here. To encourage users to do this, Starbucks is giving $5 […]

The Power of Twitter Saves Hanukkah

  I was browsing Twitter this morning and saw a tweet from Seth Rogen that confused me. .@HobbyLobbyStore you’ve angered us Jews! Now we will use the blood of your babies to make matzah!!! — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) October 5, 2013   Now Seth Rogen is always sarcastic, but the nature of this tweet intrigued […]

New Twitter Alerts This Week

Twitter Personalized Recommendations Twitter is ever evolving, and this week, the short blogging service is adding personalized notifications and alerts. This new functionality is based on the @magicrecs. Launching soon for Android and iPhone, Twitter will send push notifications with follow recommendations. The notifications can be turned on and off via the settings. Twitter Emergency Alert […]

13 Reasons Why Twitter Makes Your Life Better

This morning I was listening to a Social Media Examiner’s podcast about creating utility for your fans. They highlighted a few stories, but one that hit home was about a Twitter account that Hilton Hotels uses called @HiltonSuggests. Hilton uses this account to creep on Twitter and answer users questions, no matter the subject. The […]

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