Tag Archives: Twitter

Google+ now more popular than Twitter?

google-plus The latest statistics from Global Web Index indicate that Google+ is now second only to Facebook on a global basis when it comes to social networks. Facebook is, of course, way.. more
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Twitter launches Vine video service

vine Twitter has gone ahead and started up a new service called Vine, which allows users to share not short sentences, but short video clips. Yes, it’s essentially a visual interpretation of.. more
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Twitter hits 200 million users

twitter-new-logo-2012 Twitter now has an active user base of 200 million worldwide, the social network has announced. In a tweet, the company stated: “There are now more than 200M monthly active @twitter.. more
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Twitter archive is rolling out

Twitter has begun to roll out a new archive feature which allows users to download their entire history of tweets. It’s the latest in a series of moves the social network has made at the end of this year, including changes to profiles, and the.. more
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UK tops weather woe tweets

It seems that moaning about the weather is indeed a favourite British pastime, at least judging from the amount of whinges on Twitter. Social media monitoring outfit Brandwatch conducted a study on weather related tweets, commissioned by the Telegraph, and found that in an average.. more
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Twitter adds Instagram-style filters

Twitter has implemented a system of Instagram-like photo filters, as had been expected for some time now. The social network announced on its blog page: “Starting today, you’ll be able to edit and refine your photos, right from Twitter. The latest versions of Twitter for.. more
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Twitter makes 100 cities trendier

Twitter has announced that it is localising its trends feature to over 100 new cities across the globe. These include the likes of Istanbul, Frankfurt, Guadalajara and Incheon, the company noted on its blog page, with the UK getting 12 cities incorporated including Cardiff, Edinburgh,.. more
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Facebook uses Instagram against Twitter?

Instagram has changed its policy regarding images displayed on Twitter, with the tweeting social network’s users no longer able to display those photos as “cards.” Instead, the images now appear cropped, which obviously isn’t ideal from the tweeter’s point of view. Fingers are being pointed.. more
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Twitter resets passwords after hack

Twitter has apparently gone down as the latest victim of hacking, with the social network forced to reset the passwords of some users’ compromised accounts. According to a report by the BBC, “thousands” of users were affected, and have received emails informing them that their.. more
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Instagram overtakes Twitter on mobile

It seems that photo sharing is becoming more popular than tweeting in the US, as mobile users have been more frequently visiting Instagram than Twitter for the first time ever. This is according to stat-fiend ComScore, which has just issued a report on smartphone visitor.. more
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