Library Of Congress Starts Archiving 170 Billion Tweets

Library Of Congress Starts Archiving 170 Billion Tweets

Library of Congress is among the largest literature repositories in the world. It has now set its eyes on archiving every single tweet that goes out on Twitter. To this end, it has already collected 170 billion tweets and is in the process of archiving them.

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Nielsen And Twitter Join Hands To Devise Social TV Ratings

Nielsen And Twitter Join Hands To Devise Social TV Ratings

Nielsen is very well-known for being the firm who has been dishing out reliable TV ratings, year after year. With the huge shift in the TV-watching trends as we grew more digital, it is good to see that Nielsen is trying to adapt to these trends. It has now partnered with Twitter to create social TV ratings.

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Instagram CEO Agreed To $525 Million Offer From Twitter Before Going With Facebook

Instagram CEO Agreed To $525 Million Offer From Twitter Before Going With Facebook

Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion. But many of us may not know that Twitter wanted to buy Instagram for $525 million.

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Twitter Finally Starts Rolling Out The Option To Download Tweets

Twitter Finally Starts Rolling Out The Option To Download Tweets

Facebook has long provided its users the option to download an archive of all the data present on their profiles in a single zip file. For long, Twitter users have pined for a similar option and the micro-blogging network even promised one in the past. Now, it seems that Twitter has finally lived up to its promise.

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Instagram Abandons Photo-Integration Support Within Twitter

Instagram Abandons Photo-Integration Support Within Twitter

Those of you who have been using the popular photo-sharing service, Instagram, in conjunction with your Twitter account are in for a surprise today. Instagram no longer supports photo-integration within Twitter, it has been revealed.

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Twitter Campaign Backfired

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Twitter Campaign Backfired

Software giant Microsoft unveiled its Windows Phone 8 in an event held at San Francisco October 29. The new OS has a lot of new features as well as apps which have been optimized for use on Windows Phone 8 devices. To promote Windows 8 OS phone indirectly, Microsoft launched a Twitter advertising campaign for Android users where Android users were informed to share “malware horror story.” But somehow that didn’t work; rather that effort of Microsoft backfired.

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Technology Makes Earthquake Warnings More Timely And Accessible

Technology Makes Earthquake Warnings More Timely And Accessible

Tokyo is situated right above one of the most active seismic sites. Earthquakes keep jolting the city, ranging in their strength from weak to mild to fairly strong. Now, thanks to technology, citizens are able to stay abreast with earthquakes updates, both warnings and real-time discussions.

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Google I/O 2013 Event Schedule Announced, Registration Opening In February

Google I/O 2013 Event Schedule Announced, Registration Opening In February

Google announced on December 4 (Tuesday) through its Twitter account that the company’s next I/O conference, one of the most hotly anticipated tech conferences that occurs each year, will take place for three days next year – from May 15 to May 17. Registration will open sometime in early 2013.

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Twitter, Facebook And Venmo Fixed SMS Vulnerability Discovered By Researcher

Twitter, Facebook And Venmo Fixed SMS Vulnerability Discovered By Researcher

A security researcher, named Jonathan Rudenberg, recently discovered a critical vulnerability in SMS-based usage of Twitter, Facebook and Venmo. Thankfully, nearly all three have fixed it by now.

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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.

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Pope Benedict XVI Joins Twitter Using @Pontifex Handle

Pope Benedict XVI Joins Twitter Using @Pontifex Handle

As we move headlong unto the road of technological advancement, religion has tried hard to keep up. It is only natural, then, that the Pope Benedict XVI will be tweeting from a personal Twitter account soon. Interestingly, he will be using the handle @Pontifex.

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Google And Twitter Offer Speak2Tweet Voicemail Service For Syrian Users

Google And Twitter Offer Speak2Tweet Voicemail Service For Syrian Users

We reported earlier today that Syria has been under a nation-wide internet blackout, probably a stint pulled off by the Syrian regime. Even landline and mobile phone connections seem to have been blocked in the country. Still, for Syrian users who have a voice connection, Google and Twitter have offered an excellent service.

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US Lawmakers Demand A Twitter Ban On Hamas

US Lawmakers Demand A Twitter Ban On Hamas

In what is an obvious violation of the basic freedom of speech, U.S. lawmakers have relaunched their efforts to have Hamas silenced out of the cyber space. Similar efforts have been made in the past and in the wake of the recent Gaza crisis, these Republican lawmakers are once again active with their agenda.

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Firefox 17 Rolls Out With Social API, Facebook Integration

Firefox 17 Rolls Out With Social API, Facebook Integration

The Mozilla team has recently rolled out the new version of its browser, Firefox 17. Firefox’s latest version comes packed with a number of new features. The most intriguing of these features is the inclusion of Social API which allows the browser to incorporate in-browser Facebook integration.

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Twitter Update: You Can Share Tweets Via Email Now

Twitter Update: You Can Share Tweets Via Email Now

Quite often, we come across such tweets on Twitter which are simply hilarious or too amusing. And we can’t help but want to share them with others, not only on the micro-blogging site but elsewhere too. To help in this, Twitter has now added support for sending tweets via email.

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