Twitter is rolling out new mobile photo editing features that effectively replace functionality lost after Facebook-owned image sharing service Instagram disabled all Twitter integration.
Twitter adds photo enhancement tools to continue its march as a siloed social app.
Days after Instagram disabled a feature that properly formatted photos on Twitter, the Facebook-owned image sharing service has fully terminated Twitter support, meaning users can no longer view Instagram photos via the microblogging platform.
Last week, Microsoft tried a Windows Phone marketing campaign on Twitter, offering a "present" to any Android user that shared a "malware horror story."
Instagram has disabled a feature that supports proper formatting of users' photos on Twitter, escalating the rivalry between the two social networks.
Depending on one's perspective, last week's Black Friday, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season, is seen as either a disgusting display of consumerism or a welcome bucket of water for a starving retail sector. But now a new group has its own view of the now national American event: data analysts. To them Black Friday is like an early present.
There was a time when the lifecycle of transformational new networking technology was 25 years. Asking where the industry and the society it served would be in ten years was not a difficult question. It's different now.
Treasurer Mike Gupta is the latest high-profile executive to exit the beleaguered social gaming firm-- Bloomberg reports Gupta, who joined Zynga in 2011 after eight years at Yahoo, has been named vice president of corporate finance and treasurer at Twitter.
When Barack Obama won the 2008 U.S. presidential election, there were roughly 6 million Twitter users worldwide. Fast-forward four years later and Obama alone touts close to 23 million Twitter followers, with total Twitter users exceeding 140 million across the globe. Political chatter has dominated the social media dialog for months, and as the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election began pouring in, the Twitterverse went into overdrive.
Twitter is planning to bolster its mobile social networking applications with photo filtering and sharing features designed to rival Facebook's Instagram, The New York Times reports.