Twitter Rolls Out Improved Conversation Features
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On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore Twitter’s newly enhanced and improved conversation features with special guest, Dan Knowlton.
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Dan Knowlton is a creative marketer, speaker, and trainer. He co-founded KPS Digital Marketing, an agency that specializes in social and video marketing.
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Twitter Releases Q2 Earnings Report: Twitter published its Q2 2019 results and announced the highest annual growth in almost 2 years. This past quarter, Twitter added 5 million daily users, reaching 139 million in total. This is the highest the number has been since Twitter started reporting daily usage statistics earlier this year.
Twitter Tests Reply Labels in Conversations: Twitter introduced a new test in the ongoing series of experiments it has been running to make conversation threads easier to follow. Twitter launched labels and special icons for notable replies within a conversation.
Twitter Launches “Hide Replies” Feature: Twitter is testing a new Hide Replies feature. This option effectively gives users the ability to conceal any replies that are unworthy contributions, irrelevant, or offensive. This experience will eventually be available for everyone around the world, but at this time, it’s only available to people in Canada.
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Twitter Addresses Conversation Gaps by Hidden Tweets: Over the next few weeks, Twitter plans to introduce additional context around tweets that are marked as “unavailable” in conversations due to being blocked, hidden, or for other reasons. The goal is to fill holes in conversations left by these alerts.
Twitter Rolls Out Detailed Follower Listings in Notifications: Twitter rolled out a new format for follower notifications. This includes a larger profile panel within the Notifications tab and enables the ability to follow back directly from within the alert.
Twitter Sunsets SnappyTV Live Video Editing Tool and Replaces It With LiveCut: Twitter is sunsetting its live video editing tool, SnappyTV, at the end of December 2019. Twitter will replace it with a new dedicated editing and publishing tool called LiveCut. Users who already have access to Twitter Media Studio should have access to LiveCut now.
Twitter Adds Broadcast Scheduling Feature to Media Studio: Twitter’s new broadcast scheduling feature in Media Studio will allow broadcasters to plan with production teams and capture people’s attention before the broadcast starts.
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July 27, 2019 at 05:03AM