Twitter 2.0 Beta for BlackBerry Updated Again
Research In Motion has provided yet another updated beta version of Twitter for BlackBerry. The latest iteration of Twitter 2.0 adds several new features, including a number of options for composing tweets, a new tool to help manage user profiles from the main screen of the application, and support for local trends. The application also receives some performance improvements and a refresh in the colors used. Last, RIM hinted that future versions of the application will include support for multiple accounts. The beta is a free download for registered members of the BlackBerry Beta Zone.
Apple Releases iOS 10 Developer Beta 3
Apple today made iOS 10 Developer Beta 3 available to registered app developers. The beta, which Apple says contains bug fixes and other improvements, can be downloaded and installed over the air.
Twitter Adds Landscape Support to iPhone 6 Plus
Twitter updated its iOS application today and the chief new feature is landscape support for the iPhone 6 Plus. Owners of Apple's larger iPhone will now be able to use the app when holding their phone in either portrait or landscape orientation.
BlackBerry Debuts Marshmallow Beta Program for Priv
BlackBerry is opening the Android OS in Beta Zone program so consumers can download and test Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Priv smartphone. BlackBerry says space in the beta program is limited.
Twitter Adds 'Connect' Tab to Help Find Accounts Worth Following
Twitter today announced a new tool meant to make it easier to find new people and accounts to follow. The "connect" tab will appear on Twitter for the web, and in the Android and iOS mobile apps beginning today, where Twitter will curate a list of accounts it believe users might like to follow.
Twitter to Clamp Down On Abusive Tweets
Twitter today said it is changing its policies so the social network might better combat threats and other forms of abuse. First, Twitter has updated how it qualifies prohibited content, which now extends to "threats of violence against others or promoting violence against others." Twitter said its previous policy was a bit too narrow and restricted its enforcement options.