Wednesday, emoji lovers on Twitter could only use these colourful
characters while browsing on mobile apps. With the increasing popularity
of the emoticons, Twitter has updated its Web interface to display
emoji for the desktop version as well.
Previously, the tweeted
emoji images from the mobile apps (Android and iOS) use to appear as
hollow boxes on the web. Now with the update roll-out (already available
in India), users can see them in the Web interface. However,
compatibility with embedded tweets is still lacking, but that is
speculated to be fixed later. Also the Tweetdeck support for emojis
seems to be inconsistent, as some users can see them and some can't.
Twitter team has been doing a lot of changes for a while now. Just a
day before, Twitter made it easier for its users to search for tweets,
with new date-based search options.
feature is accessible via Twitter's 'Advanced Search' option. Utilising
Advanced Search, Twitter users can now enter a date range, apart from
the previously present filters for people and places.
there were reports indicating Twitter to release a mobile-advertising
product soon that will allow app-makers to encourage downloads of
their software. The firm is said to expect app-install advertisements to
attract advertisers in the e-commerce and gaming
users can soon expect a new profile redesign to its iOS app
suggested that Twitter updated its iOS app for some users (selected for
testing of the app), and added some new features to these users'