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Micro-Blogging Site Twitter Teasing Its 321 Million Global Users With Upcoming App Redesign

New features and a new look are launching soon

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A whole new Twitter is coming. Pixabay

Micro-blogging site Twitter is teasing its 321 million global users with an upcoming app redesign aimed at helping users see what’s happening faster.

“A whole new Twitter is coming. New features and a new look are launching soon. Bookmarks, account switching, dark mode and so much more – before long, you’ll be able to see what’s happening even faster,” a message on Twitter’s desktop app reads.

Earlier in February, Twitter announced the idea of the prototype app “twttr” where it planned to test improved conversation features for its main platform.

Much like Gmail’s feature, account switching would enable users using multiple accounts swiftly switch while staying logged into all of their accounts.

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Micro-blogging site Twitter is teasing its 321 million global users with an upcoming app redesign aimed at helping users see what’s happening faster. Pixabay

Since Twitter already features a dark mode for its mobile and dektop apps, it would be interesting to see what new tweaks will the micro-blogging site incorporate as part of its redesign.

Elaborate details about the release of the redesign remain unknown as of now.

From the beginning of this year, the social media giant has been exploring the idea of adding colour to replies — a user who posts the initial tweet would see their responses in grey while replies from followers would be in blue.

To make conversations appear chat-like, Twitter has also been considering a new round design for replies.

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In addition, the app has also been testing a “subscribe to conversation” feature that would notify users everytime a tweet is added to the conversation in order to keep up with it, without actually becoming a part of the thread. (IANS)

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Sale Of Cow-Dung Cakes In US Store Elicited Witty Responses On Twitter

Sale of cow-dung cakes at US store fuels Twitterati's imagination

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The sale of cow-dung cakes in a US store for Rs 215 elicited witty responses from users on twitter. Pixabay

A Twitter post by an Indian journalist on Monday on the sale of cow-dung cakes in a US store for Rs 215 elicited witty responses from users.

“My cousin sent me this. Available at a grocery store in Edison, New Jersey. $2.99 only. My question: Are these imported from desi cows or are they from Yankee cows?” Samar Halarnkar tweeted on his handle @samar11.

The accompanying picture showed a packet of 10 cow-dung cakes, with the label duly informing prospective customers that the product was meant only for “religious purposes” and was “not eatable” (sic).

The post got quite a few humorous reactions. One user wrote: “Better to market them as ‘Cow Dung Cookies’ in the US.”

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A US store is selling Cow-dunk cakes for fuel. Pixabay

“It does not guarantee the ‘cakes’ are made from Cow-Dung from cows native to India,” said another user.

One tweet said: “Product of India”.

Another asked: “Is that from buffalo??? Raw material Input/output High!!!”

One raised suspicion on the quality of the product in a witty way: “Morality question is kya inka character dheela hai #sorrynotsorry.”

“If someone wants to eat them, they should be allowed to do so,” read a tweet.

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One user reminded that “Religious or not, this is good fuel for conventional Punjabi cooking.”

In a cheeky play on words, one user said: “Isko dekh kar maine DUNG reh gaya.”

Earlier this year, Amazon was selling ‘natural’ coconut shells for nearly Rs 1,400. (IANS)

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