News tagged ‘twitter’

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012

Twitter Acquires Posterous

Twitter Acquires Posterous

Twitter has acquired lightweight blogging service Posterous, which sheds some light on the direction the company seems to be heading.

Friday, 20 Jan 2012

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Summify Heads For Twitter's Nest

Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.

Thursday, 19 Jan 2012

More Than 2.4M Tweets About SOPA, Says Twitter

More Than 2.4M Tweets About SOPA, Says Twitter

There were more than 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets during midnight and 4pm Eastern time, according to Twitter. The top five terms were SOPA, Stop SOPA, PIPA, Tell Congress and hashtag #factswithoutwikipedia.

Monday, 19 Dec 2011

Sweden Hands its Twitter Account to its People

Sweden Hands its Twitter Account to its People

In an interesting move, Sweden has decided to hand over its official Twitter account over to its people. A new Swedish person will be given charge of the account every week to offer insight into the lives of the country's inhabitants.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

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Screening Of "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" Sets New Tweets Per Second Record

The television screening in Japan of the ever popular animated movie "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" has led to a new Twitter record of 25,088 tweets per second, TechCrunch reports.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Twitter: Top Tweets for 2011

Twitter: Top Tweets for 2011

It is that time of year again where Twitter highlights the top ten tweets which made a difference in our world.

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011

Tweets Revealed Positive Sentiments on Windows 8

Tweets Revealed Positive Sentiments on Windows 8

Social media listening company Mashwork reported its analysis of Twitter conversations that Microsoft Windows 8 received positive opinions from developers, tech enthusiasts and early adopters.

Monday, 19 Sep 2011

Twitter Loses Two of its Earliest Investors

Twitter Loses Two of its Earliest Investors

Two of Twitter's earliest investors have left the company's board of directors, the latest change to the fast-growing social media company's leadership.

Monday, 12 Sep 2011

Twitter Announces 100 Million Active Users Worldwide

Twitter Announces 100 Million Active Users Worldwide

Twitter now has 100 million active users worldwide, an 82 per cent increase from the beginning of this year.

Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011

Twitter Unveils User Galleries

Twitter Unveils User Galleries

Twitter introduces a new user gallery feature, which houses the most recent 100 images linked with users' tweets.

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