Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter SMS updates now support images

twitter Twitter has announced a new feature that enables users to send SMS messages to share photos on the social networking site. Many users already use SMS to post to their Twitter.. more
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Twitter sues over use of word tweet

twitter Twitter has filed a complaint in San Francisco against Twittad for using the term tweet in its advertising. The social networking site claims that “tweet” is owned by Twitter as part.. more
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Twitter hits 100 million users, but doubts remain over ad revenue

twitter Social media site Twitter has announced that it has broken the 100 million user mark. Although this is still a way off Facebook’s 750 million it’s massive progress since the first.. more
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Brits lose sleep over social media addictions

Whether it’s finding out about Beyonce’s pregnancy, or hearing about the latest foray into the work of Nietzsche by former footballing thug Joey Barton, it seems that Brits are losing sleep with social media addictions. Research has found that rather than heading off to the.. more
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Mexicans jailed for tweets could face 30 years

Two people face up to 30 years in jail for tweeting reports that a school was under attack from gunmen in the Mexican city of Veracruz. The tweets caused many parents to panic as well as 26 car crashes. Both defendants claim that they were.. more
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Social media companies respond to suggestions of ‘black-out’

Social media companies have responded to the idea put forward by the Prime Minister last week that such services should be blacked out during times of social unrest, the Financial Times has reported. We reported last week on David Cameron’s parliament address in which he.. more
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Social media blamed for London riots

Social media is coming under fire for what some critics believe is its part in facilitating the organisation of the London riots. Twitter in particular is thought by some to have been used to inform potential rioters where the next attacks would be carried out... more
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Dragons’ Den Duncan Bannatyne’s daughter threatened on Twitter

Duncan Bannatyne of Dragons’ Den fame is at the centre of a tweeting controversy this morning. According to a report in the Telegraph, Bannatyne received a tweet threatening his daughter from a certain Yuri Vasilyev in Russia. It read: “My name is Yuri Vasilyev and.. more
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Twitter funding pushes valuation to $8 billion

Twitter has bagged $800 million in funding that has seen the firm’s valuation double to a massive $8 billion. An investment deal has been struck with Russian venture firm DST Global, and is thought to be the largest venture capital fund on record. The deal.. more
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Twitter announces promoted tweets in user timelines

Twitter has announced that it will be putting ads directly into user’s timelines. An announcement was made on the site’s blog, informing users that it would be testing the service over the next few weeks with a number of its partners such as Groupon. It.. more
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