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Details emerge about Twitter’s paid service, Twitter Blue

Twitter's expected subscription tier looks set to be called Twitter Blue and cost $3 a month. Features may include an undo-tweet option and an ad-free feed.
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Twitter finally gives up on cropping image previews

Twitter has launched full-size images for previews so you'll no longer have to guess what's hiding in the rest of a cropped picture in your feed.
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Twitter is testing an ‘undo send’ feature for paid users

Twitter is testing out an undo send function which would allow users to put a stop to their tweets before they are sent.
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Twitter mulls subscriptions that would rid your feed of ads

Twitter is looking into the idea of letting its community pay an annual fee that would banish ads from feeds and help boost the company's revenue.
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Follow these 5 simple tips for a healthier relationship with technology

If you've developed an unhealthy dependency on technology, here are a few easy steps you can take to fight back and cultivate a healthier relationship with it.
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How to download Twitter videos

Have you found a video on Twitter you simply can't live without? Here, we'll show you how to download videos from your favorite tweets using multiple methods.
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What is Section 230? Inside the legislation protecting social media

President Donald Trump continues his efforts to repeal Section 230, a law that protects social media platforms from being liable if a user posts something illegal or controversial. Here's what you need to know
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2020 forced Big Social to address its flaws, but it’s too late for an easy fix

Between a global pandemic, social/cultural upheaval, and mounting political problems, 2020 put plenty of pressure on social media giants to face their flaws
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Twitter tests Spaces, an audio-only chatroom

Twitter is testing Spaces, a new voice chatroom feature that lets users discuss their thoughts and opinions, with followers using speech instead of text.
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Twitter is about to close its Periscope livestreaming app

Periscope will soon be broadcasting its final livestreams after owner Twitter announced it is closing the app.
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Practically every major social app has a Stories function now. This is why

Snapchat popularized the idea of ephemeral social media years ago, but now the feature is is popping up in dozens of other platforms. Here's why.
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Twitter bug causes Fleets to remain visible after 24 hours

A bug in Twitter's new Fleets feature allows the content of fleets to be visible after 24 hours, even after they are supposed to be deleted.

Twitter launches Stories-like fleets that disappear after 24 hours

Twitter users can now fleet as well as tweet. A fleet is a lot like a tweet, except that it disappears from the platform after 24 hours.
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Mike Pence’s fly has already amassed 90,000 followers on Twitter

A fly that landed on Mike Pence’s head during Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate has already amassed 90,000 followers on Twitter.
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What happened to Vine?

Vine erupted onto the scene, allowing users to share six-second videos. Vine quickly grew in popularity, but then it was shut down by Twitter -- what happened?
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Conspiracy theories already spreading ahead of Trump-Biden presidential debate

Right-wing conspiracy theory accounts connected to the group QAnon have been spreading misinformation on Facebook ahead of the first presidential debate.
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What the biggest tech companies are doing to make the 2020 election more secure

From banning certain ads to providing places where you can find voting information, here’s what tech companies are doing to secure the election.
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Amazon’s fall hardware, top 5 tech predictions, and more | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live. we break down the top trending stories in tech, including Amazon’s fall hardware, Twitter’s read before you tweet plan, and more.
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Twitter’s experiment to get you to read stories actually worked

Twitter says more people are actually opening up articles and reading them thanks to a new notification.
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Twitter imposes tighter account security for politicians ahead of 2020 vote

With the presidential election fast approaching, Twitter is tightening account security for prominent, election-related Twitter accounts in the U.S. 
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How Twitter cut activity on QAnon content by half

Twitter said in the two months since it banned thousands of QAnon-related accounts, activity on QAnon content has been cut in half.
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Apple One, Ubisoft Forward wrap-up, life on Mars, and more | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, we talk the top tech stories, including Apple accidentally revealing Apple One, an Ubisoft Forward wrap-up, and more.
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Twitter will soon remove tweets intended to undermine the election

Twitter said the new policy to remove or label these types of tweets would apply to everyone.
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Twitter’s quote tweet feature lands for users globally

Twitter is rolling out a new feature to its entire community that lets you quickly see quote tweets for any tweet that appears in your timeline.
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TikTok sale imminent, Musk’s Neuralink, mech racing | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, we talk the top tech of the day, including a possible end to the TikTok saga, Twitter's removal of “manipulated media,” and more.
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Twitter removes coronavirus misinformation that Trump shared

Twitter removed a tweet that made misleading claims about coronavirus deaths, and was retweeted by President Donald Trump.
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Final tweet by Chadwick Boseman’s Twitter account breaks record for most likes

The final tweet on Chadwick Boseman's account now has the most likes ever on Twitter, with about 5.9 million likes along with 2.9 million retweets and comments.
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Twitter cracks down on spammy ‘copypasta’ tweets

Twitter has announced a new policy change that will censor copypasta tweets featuring text that has been copy-pasted without any modifications from the source.
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Facebook reportedly considering ‘kill switch’ if Trump contests 2020 elections

Facebook is reportedly preparing for various scenarios after the U.S. elections. including President Donald Trump falsely declaring on the platform that he won.
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Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter team up to fight election interference

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are teaming up to form a new coalition against election interference ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
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How TikTok tracks, Surface Duo preview, and more | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, we detail the top tech stories of the day, including how TikTok tracks, no Halo for new Xbox Series X, and more.

YouTube permanently bans white nationalist channel VDARE

The latest in a string of far-right forums that have been banned from social media, the channel was a big promoter of white nationalist rhetoric and ideas.
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Twitter reports it’s being throttled, blocked in Belarus

Twitter reported its site was being blocked and throttled in Belarus amid protests and unrest over the results of the recent presidential election.
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Trump posts blocked, TikTok’s TV app, Nate Robinson | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech stories, including Twitter and Facebook removing another Trump post, TikTok launching a TV app, and more.