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Things Twitter Can Improve

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For nearly a decade, Twitter has been an important way for users to directly connect with friends, family, celebrities, and influencers. While things are generally on the rise for the company, there are a few things that Twitter could improve to not only grow as a company, but to keep its users happy by making for a better user experience, which in turn will keep the company relevant. 

Here are just a few suggestions (all less than 140 characters!) that will make Twitter better and hopefully will make a difference in keeping the company successful.
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    Getting Rid of Bots

    Fake accounts, and even bots to a lesser degree, are generally useless and your Twitter rep could be hurt if you're followed by too many of them.
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    Having Promoted Tweets Fit the User's Interests

    Branded or promoted tweets are now the norm, but the content should be relevant to the user.
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    Improving the While You Were Away Choices

    Having only a couple of select choices instead of customizing your preferences leaves users sometimes unimpressed by the options presented.
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    Extending Timelines on Mobile

    Scrolling down a timeline could take forever depending on the number people a user follows.
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    Making Clearer Insights on Tweets

    A narrower version of insights will make it easier for users to know what their audience is responding to.
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    Trolling

    Getting rid of bullying would help Twitter as as whole.
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    Targeted Tweets

    Targeted tweets from a person or entity with the same interests will keep users active and engaged on the site.
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    Organizing Timelines

    Streamlining timelines would make it easier to access the info you want.
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    Promoted Tweets of Live Events

    Organizing live hashtags in a singular place would be an efficient way to find info on a live event.
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    A Save Button

    This would make it easier to pull out tweets that users like and want to revisit. 
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    Flashback Tweets

    Like TimeHop, Twitter could do something similar by providing users with a "Flashback Tweet."
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    The Ability to Embed Additional Media

    While you're able to place a photo or additional media on a given tweet, another element to add, like embedding a poll, would help increase engagement.
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    Making a Tweet More Than 140 Characters

    It's something that's rumored.