Just last week security researchers unearthed a flaw on the Twitter app that allowed hackers to take control. Now, researchers exploited a flaw in Twitter’s Android app and successfully matched 17 million phone numbers to users’ accounts.
Twitter has fixed a bug on its Android app. The bug could have potentially allowed hackers to hijack accounts and access private information. Needless to say, the attacker could also take control and send tweets from your handle.
Twitter today announced Twitter Lite, a lighter version of its website that is meant for use on slower networks. The ‘lite’ version of the social media service looks and works similar to its native app for iOS and Android, except that it is able to achieve all of this right from within the browser of your device and on a slow connection.
Twitter today officially announced the release of a night mode feature for its official Twitter client for Android. The company has been testing the feature since more than a month by rolling it out to selected beta and alpha testers.
After months of alpha and beta testing, Twitter today announced that it is now rolling out a new Material Design inspired update for its Twitter for Android app. The update will completely revamp the UI of the app to make it more inline with Google’s Material Design guidelines.
As rumored, Twitter, today announced that in a bid to let its users express themselves more in 140 characters, the company is removing certain restrictions on this limit. In the coming months, Twitter will be simplifying some of the stuff that counts towards the 140-character limit.
A new alpha build of the Twitter app for Android has revealed a night mode Setting that is designed to make reading, and writing tweets easier in the dark. The night mode works by changing the traditional black lettering on a white background to white letters on a dark blue background, thus making navigation on the app less taxing on the eyes.
To make it easier to find new accounts and people to follow, Twitter is today reintroducing the Connect tab in its apps. This is not the first time that Twitter is adding a Connect tab to the microblogging service though.
Finding a way to send a GIF to someone, or through social networks, isn’t all that hard right now, but apparently Twitter wants to make it even easier to spread the moving pictures.