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Dataminr For News Ready For Prime Time Service

09/24/2014, When it comes to the service known as Twitter, I am quite sure that many people as well as corporations have learned that this is more than just a tool to follow and chat with folks in 140 characters or less, sharing short and sweet updates with the rest...

Twitpic Announces They Have Been Acquired, Will Not Shut Down

09/19/2014, According to a report earlier this month, it was revealed that Twitpic would be shutting its doors on the 25th of September. For those who are unfamiliar with Twitpic, it is a photo sharing service that managed to gain popularity due to Twitter not having...

Fancy Your Toilet Tweeting Each Flush?

09/12/2014, The toilet, or porcelain throne as some of us call it, can be a place of respite and peace, while for others, it is where you release your pent up bowel’s frustrations in one fell swoop. Regardless of how you treat your toilet, it is worth taking note...

Twitter Will Let Users Buy Products Directly From Tweets

09/08/2014, We reported a few weeks back that Twitter was debating a move into commerce by allowing users to buy products straight through tweets. Today the microblogging service confirmed these plans. Initially only a small percentage of users based in the U.S. will...

Twitpic Shutting Its Doors On The 25th Of September

09/05/2014, If you’re a frequent user of Twitpic, you might be saddened to hear that the service will be shutting down effective on the 25th of September. According to Twitpic’s founder, Noah Everett, “A few weeks ago Twitter contacted our legal demanding that...

Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone

08/27/2014, Anything that can be measured, can be improved – or so the saying goes. For those of you out there who love to keep track on just how your social media accounts are doing, here we are with word that Twitter has rolled out its analytic dashboard to...

Twitter May Add ‘Buy’ Button To Tweets

08/24/2014, Ecommerce is one way that Twitter can open up a new revenue stream for itself. Twitter needs to generate revenue since its a public company now and investors will want to see some green on the balance sheets. Promoted accounts and tweets got the ball...

Twitter Prompts Attachment With Hashtag

08/22/2014, If you are having thoughts of using a hashtag in your upcoming tweet, which is something that many of us do in this day and age without cracking our heads too much, you might want to take note that Twitter could take advantage of this “reflex action”...

Twitter To Suspend Accounts Of Those Sharing Beheading Videos

08/20/2014, Thanks to social media, we can easily share all sorts of photos and videos, ranging from humorous, to thoughtful, to bizarre, and to disgusting. For the most part, offensive material tends to be pulled by moderators, but it seems that Twitter is taking an...

Twitter May Remove Deceased’s Images And Videos Upon Request

08/20/2014, Many of us have a social media account these days, but have we really made the relevant provisions to handle our account after we are nothing but dust and ashes? Perhaps some of us do have the blessing to more or less know when we are about to call it a...

Twitter Experiment With Favorites Turned Into Retweets

08/17/2014, Companies do get their customers flustered at times when they pull of an unpopular move, and it is Twitter’s turn this time around. It seems that Twitter’s most recent platform experiment has raised the ire of its users, where tweets on your timeline...

Promoted Video On Twitter Arrives

08/13/2014, It was not too long ago that a new Twitter Video Card started to be tested, where it will help streamline video playback as well as deliver a one-tap viewing experience for Twitter users’ timelines – at least for those who are not bots, that is....