Twitter rushes to release photo filters before holidays — in response to Instagram threat

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Twitter is reportedly aiming to release photo filters to be used inside its official Twitter app in time for the holiday season.

AllThingsD reported the news, citing sources familiar with the matter.

The move comes right after Twitter’s fast-growing competitor Instagram made changes to its photo display functionality, which broke Twitter’s ability to show Instagram photos properly inside the Twitter stream. Instagram is owned by Facebook, a fierce competitor to Twitter when it comes to courting people sharing their images. Read More