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Twitter is now a better place to chat. Photo Twitter

Twitter is now a better place to chat. Photo: Twitter

Twitter has finally delivered on its promise to remove the 140-character limit from direct messages, so you’ll no longer have to send several of them when you’re feeling chatty. The new 10,000-character limit will be available on the web, and in first- and third-party Twitter apps.

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Twitter realizes alienating developers probably wasn’t a good idea and is working to rectify that. Photo: Cult of Android

Twitter managed to create a swarm of disgruntled developers over the past few years. It worked tirelessly to break down many of the third-party apps that made the social network successful. Now, as Twitter discovers what it really is as a service, it’s working to repair relationships with developers and elevate the platform. This ought to be a win-win for everyone.

Tim Cook. Photo: Apple

Tim Cook calls SCOTUS ruling ‘a victory for equality’. Photo: Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.

The country is talking about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling that gives all citizens the right to marry the person they love, regardless of sexual orientation, and the tech community is stoked. Everyone from Apple CEO Tim Cook to T-Mobile to Uber are coming out in favor of the ruling and love.

Take a look at the celebration party everyone’s having on Twitter:

Want more ads? Here they come! Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Want more ads? Here they come! Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

HTC has confirmed that it is bringing ads and sponsored content to BlinkFeed. Users in certain markets will begin to see promotions from partners like Yahoo, Twitter, and HTC itself — and the company promises that you will only see limited numbers of them.

Periscope is finally available to all (except those on Windows Phone and BlacBerry). Photo: Periscope

Periscope is finally available to all (except those on Windows Phone and BlacBerry). Photo: Periscope

Periscope, the increasingly popular live-streaming app from Twitter, is now available on Android. We’ve had to wait two months for it to hit Google Play since making its debut on iOS, but Android users get to enjoy some brand new features iPhone owners don’t have.

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