Twitter dumps threaded replies, ditches experimental twttr app

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The threaded reply design included lines that connected a tweet with the responses listed below it.


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Twitter is getting rid of threaded replies just months after incorporating them into the Twitter app, and into Twitter’s web portal.

“We asked and you let us know this reply layout wasn’t it, as it was harder to read and join conversations,” the company tweeted Thursday.

Intended to make conversations easier to follow, the threaded reply design included lines that connected a tweet with the responses listed below it. The idea was that it’d make it easier to tell who was replying

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China Display Maker Ditches U.S. to Seek $1.8 Billion Local IPO

(Bloomberg) — Chinese flexible display maker Royole Corp. is seeking to raise as much as 12 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) in an initial public offering on Shanghai’s Star Market board after its U.S. listing plan was shelved, according to people familiar with the matter.



a close up of a computer: A Royole Corp. Flexpai smartphone sits on display during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Dozens of companies will give presentations at the event, where attendance is expected to top 180,000, with the trade war between the U.S. and China as well as Apple's sales woes looming over the gathering.


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A Royole Corp. Flexpai smartphone sits on display during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Dozens of companies will give presentations at the event, where attendance is expected to top 180,000, with the trade war between the U.S. and China as well as Apple’s sales woes looming over the gathering.

The company plans to file the application to China’s Nasdaq-style trading venue as soon as December, said the people who asked not to be identified as the matter is not public. Royole could see its valuation rise to over $8 billion, said the people,

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