News tagged: Twitter

Facebook Passes 2B Monthly Users

Facebook has reached a new significant milestone: 2 billion monthly users. That achievement was announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on his Facebook page. The social network has been near the milestone for months and now it's finally reached 2 billion after 13 years.

Twitter Rolls Out New Design Across All Platform

Twitter has just announced that its major redesign is rolling out accross all platforms, including iOS, Android and web. The company now adorns new version across mobile and web apps, with a major makeover in terms of design. The goal was to make the platform lighter, faster and

Reddit Adds Location Tagging For Posts

Reddit has been making some changes recently that are turning it more into a social platform and the latest is the addition of location tagging. Users will have the option of adding their location to posts, a function that is currently powered by Foursquare.

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Returns To Company

To help guide Twitter's future, co-founder Biz Stone is returning to the social network. Stone was one of the first four founders of Twitter back in 2006, but he decided to leave the company in 2011 in order to work on other projects. He has an unspecified role.

Roku Gets Twitter's TV Video App

Twitter's television livestreams are now accessible on Roku devices. A new app for the platform, called Twitter for Roku, lets you stream live content like news, sports, and big events. Twitter's selection of streams is continuing to increase. It recently announced new deals.

Twitter 'Moments' Will Include Ads

Twitter's Moments section is going to become another source of revenue for the social network. Ads in the form of "full-screen vertical videos" will make an appearance in that section of the app. Company representatives discussed the ad format during an event in Dubai.

Twitter Announces 16 New Streaming Partnerships

After revealing a 24-hour streaming news deal with Bloomberg News, Twitter announced more than a dozen other streaming deals. It's working with companies like BuzzFeed, Vox, Viacom, and the PGA to include a diverse array of streaming content. Twitters is dedicated to streaming.

Twitter Intends To Broadcast Live 24/7

Twitter is increasing its livestreamed content to include a broadcast at all hours of the day. While speaking with Buzzfeed News, Twitter COO Anthony Noto says the company plans to stream sports, news, and entertainment via its apps and on desktop 24/7.