The new update allows you to use the front-facing camera to shoot the perfect “Selfie.” Yes, I just said selfie. Don’t judge me.
It also allows you to tag friends and other accounts. This was becoming a problem for people who wanted to tag someone and have that relation translate to Twitter.
The problem has been solved and all is right in the world. Or at least in Twitter’s world. The app’s improvements have been slow to come since it first launched in January but are very vital to its survival in the market.
Now if only we could make it available on Android …
In other news, rumors of YouTube rolling out a monthly subscription fee later this week hit the Web Monday.
The New York Times reports some of the company’s partners planned to start promoting their channels on Thursday, but an official announcement could come sooner.
According to people with knowledge of the plan, there will be subscription channels for children’s programming, entertainment, music and other topics, The Times reports.
Some of the channels are expected to cost as little as $1.99 a month.
The Daily Caller reported Monday that YouTube had not publicly confirmed it, but a spokesperson for Google did talk about the subscription platform.
“We’re looking into creating a subscription platform that could bring even more great content to YouTube for our users to enjoy and provide our creators with another vehicle to generate revenue from their content, beyond the rental and ad-supported models we offer,” the spokesperson said.
Would you pay for topical YouTube channels? Why or why not? Go ahead and sound off in the comments. I might use your thoughts in next week’s post.