Tag Archives: private messages Group Direct Messaging Is Just Twitter’s Latest Flip-Flop lauren orsini / Social Twitter has futzed around with DMs for years. You Can Now Send Tweets—And Other Links—In Twitter Direct Messages lauren orsini / Social Better private chats for a public network. Why Twitter Needs Its Own Messaging App selena larson / Social It’s time to unbundle a key feature of Twitter, and give us an app that’s all about private communication. Twitter Won’t Encrypt Direct Messages, At Least For Now selena larson / Social The information-broadcasting network is no longer working to secure private messages, according to reports. How Social Giants Are Trying To Take Over Your Text Messages selena larson / Social Facebook, Google and Twitter want to seize control of a key part of your phone.