Earlier this year, Twitter announced that its revenue has increased 18 percent to $787 million in the first quarter of this year as compared to last year.
After announcing that they are testing new design features, Twitter has finally rolled out the update for the desktop version for select public users.
These new improvements include a new emoji button, quick keyboard shortcuts, advanced search and upgraded trends, among other noticeable changes. The other significant changes are the changes in the position of the trends list, relevant people suggestion as well as a bell icon for notification and an envelope icon for direct messages. Also, there two Tweet options, one at the top and the other on the bottom right for easy access. As far as moments are concerned, it can be accessed on the home page, slightly above, towards the right of the tweet bar.
Earlier this year, Twitter announced that its revenue has increased 18 percent to $787 million in the first quarter of this year as compared to last year. However, the monthly users went down to 330 million, a year-on-year drop of six million.
“We’re currently testing new experiences in the open we’re thinking of bringing to Twitter.com for feedback with a small set of people, for now. No date to share at this time for when we’ll roll out broadly, but stay tuned,” a Twitter spokesperson was as quoted by International Business Times, India Edition.
There are significant changes being incorporated by Twitter. The company announced that they finding new ways and means to identify and expunge abusive content from the platform without anyone’s consent.
In a blog post, Twitter informed: “38 [percent] of abusive content that’s enforced is surfaced proactively to our teams for review instead of relying on reports from people on Twitter.”
In a recent conversation, Jack Dorsey said that his biggest regret was giving too much importance to followers and likes counts when Twitter first started.
“If I had to start the service again, I would not emphasize the ‘follower’ count as much. I would not emphasize the ‘like’ count as much,” Dorsey said.