TWITTER Posts on XDA

Twitter Introduces Serial: an Open Source Library for Serialization

UI smoothness in Android is something that gets brought up from time to time as it can be really easy for the average user to notice what is commonly referred to as jank. This is quite often noticed when scrolling through a list of items and Twitter noticed that serializing and deserializing data both to and...

Enable Twitter’s Hidden Tweetstorm and 280 Character Tweets with Xposed

Here at XDA, we've shown you how to unlock hidden functionality within applications on numerous occasions, such as with Facebook Messenger internals or Google Allo secret features. Today we're here to share how to access more hidden features— including Twitter's upcoming "Tweetstorm" feature! A tweetstorm is a series of tweets posted in rapid succession by the...

Twitter is Testing a 280 Character Limit for Tweets

Cramming all of your thoughts into a short Tweet can be difficult to do. We usually end up erasing a word or two, shortening some sentences, abbreviating some words, or simply not sending the tweet at all once it loses the original meaning. This is because Twitter has a 140-character limit for tweets. While the...

Aquila Messenger is a Messaging Application for Twitter

A lot of people use Twitter to see the latest tweets from people and brands they follow, but some actually just use it to message their friends. So XDA Junior Member john.rees has put together an application called Aquila Messenger that does exactly that. The application focuses on providing you a colorful messaging application for Twitter that...

Twitter Launches Twitter Lite: Lighter (Mobile) Web App for Faster Performance and Minimal Data Consumption

One of the biggest social media players,Twitter, has launched a new version of its site designed for less-reliable mobile devices. In order to get help specific segments of its userbase, Twitter made a lite version of the service. Twitter Lite users will not have to worry about their data cap, internal storage or slow connections.T...

Twitter No Longer Counts Usernames In Replies Against 140 Limit

Twitter has been trying to figure out ways to maximize its 140 character limit for tweets since last year. The company earlier said that it had been working on new ways to let users express more without raising 140 character limit. As such, Twitter has already stopped counting media files such as links, polls, GIFs, photos, videos...

[Infographic] How The XDA Community Views Phone Costs, Screen Size, Storage Space, and More

The XDA community is almost never satisfied with at least one aspect of their phones and rightly so! We asked you a whole range of questions to find out how the community thinks and feels about their phones and surprisingly, the results revealed that users do not necessarily want higher specs just for the sake of it,...

Marketing Apps/ROMs Through XDA — It Makes More of a Difference Than You’d Think

When it comes to your app no matter how good it is, or how many downloads you have had, marketing your app correctly can only ever help your cause. It isn't a complicated process and even a few minor things can make a big difference. So without further ado, let's dive right in. Forums Posting to the forums...

Popular 3rd Party Twitter App Fenix Pulled From the Play Store

Just 6 months after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised to reset relations with Developers, it is apparent that the biggest issue facing Twitter developers is not changing anytime soon, as the popular 3rd party Twitter app Fenix has been given a death sentence after reaching the controversial 100,000 token limit. Matteo Villa, the app's developer announced on Twitter...

The XDA Files: The Industry Through the Eyes of The Community – Part 1

Most days we post at least one poll on the XDA Twitter account, in fact, many in office debates are settled by our followers there. Looking back on these, it became clear that it would be a shame to let them just disappear into the depths of Twitter posts, so here we go; this is...

Twitter CEO Sorry for Poor Relationship with Developers

Twitter has had a rocky relationship with third-party application developers for several years now. From the controversial 100,000 token limit that capped the growth of third party clients to the recent incident where they took down an archive service that tracked tweets by politicians, the company is under fire for the way it has treated developers...