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Twitter acknowledges outages affecting some users

Washington, United States | AFP | Twitter said Thursday some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. “We’ll keep you updated on what’s happening.” The monitoring website Down …

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Twitter back on

Twitter acknowledges outages affecting some users Washington, United States | AFP |  Twitter said Thursday some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. …

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Care Uganda to fight GBV using online platform twitter

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Care, a humanitarian and development organization hopes to use twitter platform to make a contribution towards the fight against gender based violence in Uganda and beyond. The organisation’s top officials for Uganda told journalists in Kampala on Dec.10 that through the #HearMeTooUG Twitter Town Hall, …

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Twitter’s ‘like’ button

Why cute, heart-shaped button isn’t so harmless Kampala, Uganda | A. TREVOR SUTTON | Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s founder and CEO, was recently reported to have questioned how the site “incentivises people to want (the number of likes on their posts) to go up.” He also said that “he was not a …

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Typical tweet shorter since character length doubled

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Twitter on Tuesday confirmed that a year after doubling the character limit for tweets, the average length of messages fired off in English actually got a smidge shorter. The news promised to allay concerns that raising the character limit from 140 to 280 …

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