May 25, 2018 - Twitter tests new "Data saver" toggle on iOS Looking to save a li'l data while your browse Twitter? Well with the new Data saver function, videos pause automatically as you scroll through your newsfeed and images don't load to 100% full quality. The toggle affects all accounts linked within the iOS app on an iPhone or iPad, helping to reduce data usage on cellular connections and in turn preventing you from going over the allotted monthly data cap on your phone bill. (Mac Rumors) May 23, 2018 - Twitter adds candidate labels for 2018 election If you're running in the upcoming 2018 eleciton (or if you're just interested in who is verified and running), then keep an eye out for Twitter's new candidate labels coming after May 30th. The move underscore's Twitter's ongoing effort to bring transparency to political discourse on their platform, fake accounts for politicians and political groups have caused confusion in the past. (Axios) April 6, 2018 - Twitter plans on … [Read more...] about Twitter: Everything you need to know!
One of the first considerations for developers building mobile and web apps is how to handle account security, namely how they’re going to protect and authenticate their users and their data. The days where a username and password was sufficient to protect accounts are long behind us, and we’re reminded of this nearly every day in the form of large-scale breaches, high-profile account takeovers, or massive digital heists.Adding stronger account security such as two-factor authentication (2FA) to your app is one of the simplest ways to increase security, protect users from cyberattacks, and build trust in your product, all while maintaining a smooth user experience.This quick-start guides you through building a Node.js, AngularJS, and MongoDB application that restricts access to a URL. I’ll be demonstrating four methods of delivering 2FA: SMS, Voice, Soft Tokens and Push Notifications.As with my previous tutorials, the first step is to create a free Twilio account if … [Read more...] about Getting started with Twilio account security using Node.js and MongoDB