French Twitter Users Can Soon Transfer Money With A Tweet

French Twitter Users Can Soon Transfer Money With A Tweet

Twitter is more or less used as a platform for people to share their thoughts and for companies to make announcements. Now the platform has gone into a new level in France. Lately, it’s been reported that a Twitter user will soon be able to send money directly to other users, if he/she lives in France.

By On October 14, 2014 Respond
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Twitter Is Experimenting With A New Way To Retweet

Twitter Is Experimenting With A New Way To Retweet

Twitter is different from every other social network because it lets people tweet within 140-characters and not more than that. This brevity is undoubtedly a salient feature of Twitter. But lately it’s been reported that Twitter is experimenting with a new way to retweet.

By On June 25, 2014 Respond
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Tweets Can Report Earthquakes In Real-Time And Guide Emergency Responders

Tweets Can Report Earthquakes In Real-Time And Guide Emergency Responders

Data from Twitter has been used to all sorts of ends, including the real-time tracking of a disease’s outspread. Now, researchers are using the tweets to get real-time reports about an earthquake, so as to help guide the emergency responders.

By On May 4, 2014 Respond
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Twitter Celebrates Its 8th Birthday, Showing People’s First Tweet

Twitter Celebrates Its 8th Birthday, Showing People’s First Tweet

If you’re a Twitter user, then can you remember what was your first tweet? May be, or may be not. However, to celebrate its 8th birthday, Twitter has launched a new tool that’ll help you find your and other’s first tweet easily.

By On March 22, 2014 Respond
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Activist ‘Twitter Dress’ Tweets Political Messages

Activist ‘Twitter Dress’ Tweets Political Messages

Earlier you might have seen dresses that can tweet, but I am sure you have never seen such a Twitter dress that displays messages on gender equality, racism, and overpriced rents. However, lately creative agency Deportivo has developed such a internet-connected Twitter Dress.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Birds Tweet Online Using A Special Keyboard

Birds Tweet Online Using A Special Keyboard

Twitter and tweeting were once associated exclusively with birds until the arrival of Twitter, the micro-blogging network. Naturally, birds should have an equal right to be able to tweet their hearts out. To that end, Voldemars Dudums has devised a special keyboard which enables the birds to tweet online.

By On December 5, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Makes Discover Feature More Relevant By Adding Social Signals

Twitter Makes Discover Feature More Relevant By Adding Social Signals

Twitter’s Discover feature has been quite useful for a lot of users. It helps a user keeps tabs on relevant topics, or at least such topics which Twitter thinks may be relevant to a user. Now, the micro-blogging website is updating the feature to make it even more relevant. Read further to find out how.

By On May 2, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Set To Acquire 2 Billion Users

Twitter Set To Acquire 2 Billion Users

Popular micro-blogging site Twitter has over 140 million active users as of 2012. It is handling over 340 millions tweets and over 1.6 billion search queries per day. But Twitter management is not content with the number, they are hungry for more. Recently Twitter’s Vice President Satya Patel has declared that they want to acquire 2 billion users though he have not mentioned a specific time frame. Before acquiring 2 billion users Twitter want to achieve 200 million active users by August 2012.

By On April 28, 2012 Respond
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High School Student Dismissed Due To Profane Tweet, Freedom of Expression Curbed

High School Student Dismissed Due To Profane Tweet, Freedom of Expression Curbed

People are getting in trouble for strange reasons just because of the way they choose to use social media. Just recently, a high school student in Indiana was expelled from school because he used profanity in one of his tweets. He was using his personal Twitter account and that too from his own home, not at the premises of his school according to The Register. This says much for the freedom of expression.

By On April 4, 2012 Respond
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First Live-Tweeted Open-Heart Surgery Provided The World A New Interesting Inside-Story

First Live-Tweeted Open-Heart Surgery Provided The World A New Interesting Inside-Story

Twitter has been known to hold many world records for doing things first. Mostly it has been related to events and happenings news being broken through tweeting. But this time it is something very unique and positive. According to Mashable, the doctors at Houston’s Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital managed to create a medical and social media history when they live-tweeted an entire open-heart surgery for the first time ever.

By On February 29, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Stops A Robbery In Small Kenyan Town Proving Potential Of Social Media

Twitter Stops A Robbery In Small Kenyan Town Proving Potential Of Social Media

When in a desperate situation, one could never know in what different ways can today’s social media technology and tools come in handy. A recent incident in Kenya is just another example of how Twitter can be used positively to spread the word of alert.

By On February 22, 2012 Respond
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Add Photos To Twitter Via MMS

Add Photos To Twitter Via MMS

Twitter has announced that you can now post photos to the service via MMS and this service is only available on some carriers initially, AT&T, Verizon and Cellular South in the US, Vodafone, O2 and Orange in the UK, and Rogers in Canada, plus Vodafone Italy, VIVA Bahrain and TIM Brazil, but Twitter also said hat it’s working to bring the feature to additional carriers. To share a photo through Twitter the customer just needs to send it as an MMS to the shortcode and the messages will then be taken from any MMS bundles they may have or charged at the standard MMS rate……………….

By On September 22, 2011 Respond
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Google Temporarily Shuts Down Realtime Search

Google Temporarily Shuts Down Realtime Search

Google shut off its Realtime search function, which displayed tweets and Facebook postings after its contract with Twitter expired and Google Realtime allowed users to find real-time updates from social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed. Google also stressed that went Google Realtime Search relaunches and it will include content from a variety of sources and not just be solely devoted to Google+ material………..

By On July 6, 2011 Respond
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200 Million Tweets Each Day On Twitter!

200 Million Tweets Each Day On Twitter!

Twitter might limit users to 140 characters per message, but that hasn’t stopped them from speaking up and travel back in time to January 2009, you’ll discover that Twitter users were sending out 2 million tweets a day and now in 2011 users on Twitter are now hammering out 200 million tweets each day from their PCs, tablets, and mobile phones. Some of the most tweeted and discussed topics in 2011 include Swine Flu, Cairo, Easter, Newly-named Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Gadafi – Libyan political leader, Charlie Sheen, Queen Gaga, Rebecca Black and Fukushima – Japanese nuclear power plant……………

By On July 2, 2011 Respond
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Twitter Integration For iOS

Twitter Integration For iOS

Apple announced that it’s bringing deep Twitter integration to all of its iOS-based devices and to many of its own apps, including Camera, Photos, Safari and Maps. That integration also extends to Contacts, where you’ll be able to link your contacts to their Twitter handle and keep their information updated……

By On June 7, 2011 Respond
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