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How to add ALT text to images in a Tweet

ALT text is an HTML element that is added to images. The text describes the image and was generally useful for search engines however, its usage has evolved since then. Alt text can be used to help people who are unable to view an image understand what it is. Accessibility …

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How to tweet from the Plasma desktop with Choqok

Twitter is pretty popular these days, and many people use the site to keep track of current events, celebrities, and other interests. However, the Twitter website is clunky, slow, and not the best to use on a PC. If you’re a Linux user and you love to use Twitter, there’s …

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How to download a video from Twitter

Twitter is heavily text-based; most content is text but the platform does support images and videos as well as live broadcasting. A lot of video content is shared on Twitter and most of it can be found on other websites that offer better viewing e.g., YouTube. If you’d like to …

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How to add multiple GIFs to a tweet on Twitter

If you’re an active Twitter user, you might have noticed users sending Tweets with multiple GIFs in them. If you were to try and do it yourself though, you’d be met with Twitter’s one-GIF-per-Tweet limitation. Some users seem to think that this is a new feature that only iOS users …

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How to disable Twitter infinite scroll in the browser

Twitter, like many social media services, has a timeline or feed. This feed loads older content by default the more you scroll down. You basically have a never-ending feed much like Facebook and Reddit. It makes it hard to actually stop browsing Twitter since there’s always something else to read. …

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How to pin/unpin list feeds from Twitter apps

The Twitter apps for iOS and Android had a change in its design. The new design brought one of its oldest, and more useful features to the front; lists. Lists let you group different users, whether you follow them or not, together. When you visit a list, you get a …

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How to stop Twitter feeds automatically refreshing

The Twitter apps have started doing something new, something annoying. Any time there is a substantial number of new tweets, your feed refreshes automatically, and scrolls all the way up. It doesn’t care if you’re reading anything. It just scrolls up and you lose your place in your feed. The …

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How to switch to a chronological Twitter feed

Twitter was a place where live updates came in, constantly. Whatever appeared on your timeline reflected when something was said. This is what initially set Twitter apart from other social networks but as the number of Twitter users grew, so did the noise in the average user’s feed, and Twitter …

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How To Save Twitter Bookmarks In Firefox

A while back, Twitter added a pretty useful feature called ‘bookmarks‘. Unfortunately, this feature still hasn’t been rolled out to the desktop version of the website. This means that while users can save tweets as bookmarks from their phones, they can’t access them from the desktop. There’s a work around …

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How to disable image compression on Twitter

Twitter isn’t a photo sharing platform. It has been slow to develop its photo sharing feature and like many social media apps, it compresses images. Images are converted to JPEG which is a lossy format. It’s not the format you want to use for HD images. If you do need …

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