Twitter update lets you populate old threads with new tweets
we call The update "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet.
Twitter suspends Bloomberg supporters for 'spam' ahead of Nevada caucus
Democrat presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg has had 70 Twitter accounts linked to his supporters suspended for spam-like posts. On Saturday, Nevada goes to the polls, with all eyes on front-runner Bernie Sanders.
Naira Marley Twitter account hacked, Victor Olaiya dies at 89 and many more
Missed any of the week's big stories? Here is a selection of our top entertainment stories from the last seven days. Burna Boy accuses Nigerian artistes of 'Buying Fame' Veteran Singer, Victor Olaiya dead at 89 BBNaija's Omashola and Jackye come at each other on Twitter New Documentary claims Tupac Skakur is alive Naira Marley Twitter account hacked
Twitter reaches 152 Million daily users
Twitter CFO Ned Segal, via statement The new numbers show a jump of 21 percent from last year’s 126 million daily users.
'I am not a virus'
French social media users have hit back at prejudice against Asians because of the fear factor linked to the coronavirus. The hashtag #JeNeSuisPasUnVirus has gone viral. Elsewhere, Donald Trump's so-called 'Deal of the Century' for Middle East peace has ilicited much criticism on Twitter.
Spotify suspends political adverts to fight fake news
Music streaming service Spotify joined Twitter in suspending political advertising on its platform and podcasts in 2020. Fake news is increasingly a problem with fears of foreign manipulation of the US election in 2020.
Cardi B's visit causes uproar as Toke Makinwa and Yomi Black fight dirty on Twitter
On Monday, December 9, Toke Makinwa and Yomi Black had a go at each other after the latter reshared a post from Soji Ogunnaike questioning the source of the former source of wealth.
Twitter bans political advertisements from its platform
Twitter has banned political advertising on its platform. The company's chief executive said on Wednesday, as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.
YouTube axes 210 channels
Google has closed down 210 channels on its platform for uploading videos about the on-going protests in Hong Kong. Some of the accounts were said to have posed as news organizations and entities but are discovered to have links to the Chinese government. This came days after Twitter and Facebook disabled hundreds of related accounts to the protest.