Twitter blames bug for accidentally banning a bunch of accounts

What's allowed and isn't allowed on Twitter isn't always clear. Even though the company has come out with a hateful conduct policy and has unverified and banned some of those who violate it, it still makes a lot of mistakes, like suspending accounts…
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Apple pushes Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV with ‘What’s New’ screen, paid Twitter ads

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Apple has gone all-in on promoting the new Amazon Prime Video app, and is not only telling users that it is available after a tvOS 11.2 update, but has taken out Twitter "promoted" tweets noting it as well.
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Twitter Moments are now vertically-scrolling lists

Back in 2015, Twitter revealed ‘Moments,’ which are compilations of tweets about a certain topic (usually news-related). After opening one, every tweet would be displayed full-screen, sometimes with an image or video taking up most of the screen.

  

Twitter has quietly changed this behavior, and now Moments are basically just lists. They still have large opening pages, but you now scroll down instead of swiping left to see the tweets.

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Twitter retracts its reason for why it didn’t remove Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets

In a blow to Twitter’s credibility, the company retracted its previous explanation for why it did not remove tweets that included graphic anti-Muslim videos that were retweeted this week by President Donald Trump. “We mistakenly pointed to the wrong reason we didn’t take action on the videos from earlier this week,” CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on Friday. “We’re still looking critically at all of our current policies, and appreciate all the feedback.”

This marked a stark reversal from Thursday, when an unnamed spokesman offered this explanation: “To help ensure people have an opportunity to see every side of an issue, there may be the rare occasion when we allow controversial content or behavior which may otherwise violate our rules to…

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Twitter Lite releases in 24 more countries

Twitter has launched its Twitter Lite app for Android in 24 countries around the world, including Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Serbia, El Salvador, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Tanzania, and Venezuela. Twitter Lite is a mobile app for Android that is a scaled back version of the full app. It is optimized for low bandwidth connections with data saving features. The app itself is only 3MB, making it quick and easy to download even on 2G connections. Twitter…

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Twitter Lite app is coming to 24 more countries via the Play Store

Twitter Lite was first introduced around eight months ago as a Progressive Web App, but it turned it into an Android application and published it on the Play Store for users in the Philippines back in September. Now an additional 24 countries will also be able to download it through the Play Store, even though the app is functionally identical to the PWA.

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