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How to create a Twitter thread

Twitter Thread

Twitter has been tweaking its service to make it easier for users to express themselves through tweets. In November, the social media site expanded its character limit from 140 to 280. Twitter then added a plus button in December for users to create tweet threads.

A thread allows users to string together several tweets so their users can easily follow along. Previously, Twitter users had to come up with their own creative ways to use threads, such as replying to themselves or numbering their tweets. It is now easier to create a Twitter thread when 280 characters isn't enough to get your point across on the social media site. Here's how:

iPhone X launch spawns Animoji Karaoke videos

Now that the iPhone X has been released, owners of the device are flexing all of its capabilities. One of the highlights is Apple's Animoji, which uses the front facing TrueDepth camera to animate wacky creatures. And what better way to use a $1,000 smartphone than to lip sync videos with those creatures? Enter the Animoji karaoke phenomenon, spreading across Twitter and other social media.

How to watch NFL Thursday Night Football on your iPhone with Twitter

How to watch Thursday Night Football on your iPhone or iPad with Twitter.

Twitter went all out to stream the NFL's Thursday Night Football games this year, spending millions to obtain exclusive mobile streaming rights, beating out the likes of Amazon and Facebook. Ten Thursday night games will be streamed throughout the season, and you don't need a Twitter account to watch them.

Twitter adds Night Mode in latest update

Twitter night mode vs normal

Great news for Twitter fans who enjoy reading the latest tweets after dark. The official Twitter app has received a built-in night mode. When enabled, this mode reverses text and background colors to enhance reading in low-light situations. While the feature is simple, it does the trick efficiently. Images are not altered, and night mode cannot be invoked automatically or on a schedule.

Twitter gets full 3D Touch support on iPhone

Twitter 3D Touch iOS

Twitter has silently joined the collection of iOS apps with Peek and Pop gestures. Now iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus owners can use 3D Touch to interact with Twitter version 6.54 and later. While the official update notes simply say "A few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed," the new gestures have been added throughout the app. Previously, Twitter only offered few Quick Actions from its home screen icon.

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