Twitter launches Moments app in the UK

Twitter launches Moments app in the UK

Twitter is launching its new Moments app in the UK on December 15, showcasing how it can streamline the experience of using the social networking site. Available on Apple’s app store and Google Play, the service aims to curate the best pictures, tweets, headlines and stories gathered from across Twitter for viewing in one handy […]

BBD Perfect Storm creates ridiculous #XmashTags to bring #ChristmasJoy to one and all (and to help those in need)

BBD Perfect Storm creates ridiculous #XmashTags to bring #ChristmasJoy to one and all (and to help those in need)

This #GivingTuesday agency BBD Perfect Storm has created the #XmashTag, an extension of its traditional Christmas card that will help spread some festive cheer and do some good for charity at the same time. A cheeky nod at the overuse of hashtags, the agency is hoping to flood Twitter with gratuitous random festive hashtags in […]

Twitter fires up blink and you’ll miss it TV commercial crafted by TBWA\Chiat\Day

Twitter fires up blink and you’ll miss it TV commercial crafted by TBWA\Chiat\Day

Twitter has fired up a fast-paced new TV commercial crafted by TBWA\Chiat\Day in an effort to draw a younger demographic to the micro blogging service. Running throughout the US World Series the campaign takes the form of a zippy, meme based journey through the Twitter-sphere before slowing things right down to highlight Twitter Moments – […]

Twitter Expands Pre-roll Video Ads

Twitter Expands Pre-roll Video Ads

Twitter’s new CEO Jack Dorsey was among the presenters at an event recently in New York, which saw the social network roll out a new series of video ad features for publishers and marketers, expanding the company’s Amplify ad program considerably. Publishers who post videos on Twitter will now be able to more effectively monetise […]

Twitter Unveils ‘Moments’ Curated News Service

Twitter Unveils ‘Moments’ Curated News Service

Twitter has announced a new curated news feature called ‘Moments’ which aims to connect users with up to the minute current events from around the world by gathering together the most relevant tweets into a specialised feed. The feature is the result of the company’s Project Lightning, which was revealed earlier in 2015, and will […]

Twitter welcomes the Pope with his own set of emojis

Twitter welcomes the Pope with his own set of emojis

Twitter has rolled out a series of emojis to celebrate Pope Francis’ visit to the US. When users tweet the hashtags ‘#PopeinUS,’ ‘#PopeinDC,’ ‘#PopeinNYC,’ and ‘#PopeinPhilly,’ small images of Pope Francis in front of the US flag, the US Capital, the Statue of Liberty, and the Liberty Bell appear respectively. The pope arrived in the […]

Google, Facebook & Twitter join forces to remove child abuse images

Google, Facebook & Twitter join forces to remove child abuse images

Internet giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have teamed up with the Internet Watch Foundation, an anti-child abuse charity, to pull indecent images from the web which have been identified by unique ‘hash’ codes. Not to be confused with a hashtag these codes are actually a photo-tagging system used to identify lists of inappropriate images for […]

Miracle-Gro Is Going To Plant The World’s First Emoji Garden via Tweets

Miracle-Gro Is Going To Plant The World’s First Emoji Garden via Tweets

After a long, cold winter felt throughout the country, the first day of spring is something many are looking forward to. To celebrate spring, Miracle-Gro is inviting growers everywhere to reconnect with their garden via @Miraclegro and the first-of-its-kind crowdsourced #springmoji garden. Beginning March 20, the brand will plant the world’s biggest digital garden using […]

Samsung & Cheil UK create personal Love Notes for Twitter

Samsung & Cheil UK create personal Love Notes for Twitter

Samsung is spreading the love to its friends and followers this Valentine’s Day via a social media campaign, created by Cheil UK, called #LoveNote. In the run-up to Valentine’s Day, Samsung is asking its followers across its social media channels to email SamsungLoveNotes@gmail.com with their Valentine’s message for that someone special and that person’s Twitter […]