Twitter to Post Larger Images In Timelines
Twitter today said it is improving the multimedia experience of Twitter.com by changing how it handles images. Moving forward, Twitter will now show full image previews, rather than crop them. Twitter is also altering the appearance of tweets that contain multiple photos, which will show more of each image included in the tweet. Twitter didn't say if these changes will be applied to its mobile apps.
Twitter Says It Has Improved the Way It Crops Images
Jan 26, 2018
Photos that appear on Twitter should begin to look better over the coming weeks. The company says it has changed the algorithms it uses to automatically crop images and the results are much improved.
Twitter Unravels Thread Feature
Dec 12, 2017
Twitter today made it easier to publish tweet storms, or threads. The use of threads, a way to string together a series of tweets to tell a longer story, has risen in popularity over the last few years.
Twitter @Replies No Longer Count Toward 140-Character Limit
Mar 30, 2017
Twitter today improved its service a little bit by cutting @replies from the character limit. Moving forward, when people reply to an individual or to a group, the @username(s) will not count toward the Tweet's 140 characters.
Google Search Results On Android Now Include Video Previews
Aug 18, 2017
Google today said it is rolling out short video previews in search results. The videos will be lined up in a carousel located high in the results list.
Instagram Now Lets You Add Up to 10 Photos to a Single Post
Feb 22, 2017
Instagram today made it possible for users to create posts with up to 10 photos. The idea is to allow people to publish a single event that includes multiple pictures and videos, rather than post a string of single images to their feed.