Skip Nav
Tech Tips
How to Create a Wedding Hashtag No One Else Will Have
Tech Tips
The Easy Way to Block Contacts From Sending Messages or Calls
Humor
17 People Who Emoji Better Than You

New Twitter Features

3 New Twitter Shenanigans to Know About

Our favorite microblogging bird, Twitter, has a lot going on as of late, with updates to its app and web client that may change the way users engage with the social-media service.

Within the last couple weeks, Twitter introduced an Instagram-like photo editor, Instagram bid adieu to Twitter integration, and Pinterest welcomed the site with open arms. Read on for an update on three changes happening at Twitter that you should know about.

  • Twitter announced that if you like it, you can put a filter on it. The Twitter app update for iOS and Android includes filters, cropping tools, and auto-enhance for photos uploaded from the app.
  • Speaking of filtered photos, you may have noticed that there's an empty void where Instagram pictures used to be on Twitter. That's because Instagram revoked access to Twitter cards, which enabled users to preview the image without having the click through to the link. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom commented, "We've decided that right now, what makes sense is to direct our users to the Instagram website." Frown. In the battle between social-media sites, the users lose.
  • As Instagram pulls further away from Twitter, Pinterest gets ever closer. The inspirational social sharing site introduced support for Twitter cards today, so users can preview pins without having to go to the Pinterest site. Including a pin's URL will automatically create a Twitter card in your Timeline.

Do you push more content to your Twitter account because of these social networks' seamless integration? Will the lack of Instagram preview on Twitter keep you from using either service?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
What Is Disney's Groot Dance Bomb Challenge?
Demi Lovato's Swimsuits on Instagram April 2017
Zayn Malik's Birthday Message For Gigi Hadid 2017
Lady Gaga at Coachella 2017 Pictures
Wedding Hashtag Ideas
Bill Clinton's Clinton Center Bugged Tweet
Older People Emoji Study
How to Use Snapchat World Lenses
Sofia Vergara on Bull Pool Float
Social Media Reactions to Serena Williams Pregnancy

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds