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Twitter’s Mobile Revenue Rises, Experiences More Than 400 Million Tweets Per Day

Twitter’s Mobile Revenue Rises, Experiences More Than 400 Million Tweets Per Day

Very few companies have been able to transition from a web-based start to a mobile-based solid presence. And Twitter happens to be one of them. Not only the company is doing great in terms of growth of users base and engagement, it is also adapting beautifully to the realm of mobile platform, making handsome money on the way.

By On June 7, 2012 3 Responses
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New Way Of Spamming: Spammers Hitting Social Media Rather Than E-mails

New Way Of Spamming: Spammers Hitting Social Media Rather Than E-mails

Everyday our e-mail accounts are filled with a lot of unwanted e-mails that we call junk emails or spam. Over the years email services have devised many hacks to detect and filter spam. And, spam has grown less effective due to breakthroughs in spam filtering techniques. Now, the spammers have switched to a new medium for spamming – the social media. The huge growth in the social media and immature protection techniques has lured the spammers exploit the loopholes.

By On June 6, 2012 3 Responses
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Lady Gaga Ready To Launch Own Social Network – Little Monsters

Lady Gaga Ready To Launch Own Social Network – Little Monsters

Lady Gaga has 25 million fans on Twitter and 50 million on Facebook, everyday the number of fans are increasing. If Lady Gaga would be to make her own social network platform for her fans then what you will say. ya you heard it right, Lady Gaga has officially launched her own social networking website called Little Monsters. Coincidentally, which is the nickname given to her fans. The site is designed to consider Gaga’s fans, where they can socialize with one another as well as share Gaga’s inspired photos and videos.

By On June 3, 2012 1 Response
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Twitter Officially Supports ‘Do Not Track’

Twitter Officially Supports ‘Do Not Track’

Twitter has officially supported Do Not Track option which is promoted by The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Mozilla. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. It request websites visited by DNT enabled users not to track them over the web. By officially supporting DNT, Twitter has acknowledged to honor the requests by not tracking requesting users over the web.

By On May 22, 2012 Respond
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Dubai Police Shuts Down A Number Of Social Media Accounts

Dubai Police Shuts Down A Number Of Social Media Accounts

Dubai Police has been cracking down on social media accounts for quite some time. The reasons provided by the authorities are varied, from online harassing and blackmailing to defamation. During the course of this year, Dubai police has shut down a total of 15 Twitter and Facebook accounts so far. These accounts were reported to the respective social networks who then had them removed.

By On May 21, 2012 Respond
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Pakistan Bans Twitter Over Alleged Blasphemous Content

Pakistan Bans Twitter Over Alleged Blasphemous Content

Freedom of speech is not a very cherished possession, not at least in Pakistan. Pakistani government has been intermittently imposing bans on social networks due to alleged political and religious reasons to keep the users, at large, from using these outlets to express their opinions. In the fresh sequel to the series, the micro-blogging website, Twitter, has been banned in Pakistan.

By On May 21, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Officially Announces Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Twitter Officially Announces Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

With the massive explosion of social media, users have been increasingly concerned about their privacy online. One of the chief issues in this regard has been the ability of certain websites to track the users. A new feature ‘Do Not Track’ has been gaining traction in the tech world recently, which allows the users to opt-out of such tracking. Twitter has now announced support for this feature.

By On May 18, 2012 Respond
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Bing Includes Facebook And Twitter In Social Search

Bing Includes Facebook And Twitter In Social Search

Google has been trying to bring a ‘social experience’ to Google search. It did so by integrating the Google+ accounts with its search so that you could see results from your G+ account in the Google search results. The feature was being called ‘Search Plus your world.’ However, it was severely criticized as a result because it chose not to integrate Facebook and Twitter in this ‘social search’ venture. Now, the second most used search engine, Bing is doing what Google didn’t.

By On May 11, 2012 1 Response
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Massive Twitter Data Breach, 55000 Account Details Published Online

Massive Twitter Data Breach, 55000 Account Details Published Online

Twitter has seen a huge surge in its popularity recently. People from virtually every sphere of life are flocking to the micro-blogging site to vent out their thoughts. However, at the same time, Twitter has become the hub for spammers who spew a huge amount of spam tweets through bots and fake accounts. It would seem that a recent data breach resulting in the public publishing of 55000 accounts’ details may have targeted spammers.

By On May 10, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Smartphone Users More Dedicated Then Facebook Computer Users

Facebook Smartphone Users More Dedicated Then Facebook Computer Users

Mobile platform has become increasingly important for nearly everyone in the tech world. With billions of users hooked up to the mobile platform, it is definitely overtaking the regular computer platform to become the top priority. A recent report by ComScore now shows that Facebook users who use it on their smartphones spend lot more time on it than such Facebook users who log in from its regular version from a computer.

By On May 9, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Introduces Some Changes To Its User Interface

Twitter Introduces Some Changes To Its User Interface

It was only recently that Twitter introduced an all new version of the ‘Discover’ feature. Well, it seems that the company is on a roll for improvements and has also introduced a number of changes to the basic UI of Twitter.com. Although these changes were not announced, some have been quick enough to spot them.

By On May 5, 2012 Respond
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Twitter CEO Says His Comment Regarding Twitter’s Pro Version Were Misquoted

Twitter CEO Says His Comment Regarding Twitter’s Pro Version Were Misquoted

Only too recently, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo hinted while speaking at Wired’s conference in New York that Twitter was working on a pro version, something which was still being explored by the micro-blogging platform. He further stated that he had plans of providing more ‘lightweight’ controls to the user, though he wasn’t clear whether that would be for everyone or just the pro users.

By On May 3, 2012 1 Response
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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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Systrom Played Twitter To Make Facebook Value Instagram More

Systrom Played Twitter To Make Facebook Value Instagram More

The first reports suggested that the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook was a simple deal. Eventually, it was narrated that actually, Twitter was also very interested in acquiring the photo-sharing service. And now, a number of people close to the deal are suggesting that Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom kind of played a game between Twitter and Facebook to have his company valued more.

By On April 30, 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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