A study was conducted by University of Winchester researchers involving ten Facebook and ten Twitter addicts. These self-confessed addicts were asked to stop using their Facebook or Twitter accounts for one full
A conservative member of the British parliament earlier this week apparently tweeted a link to a porn site by mistake.
According to reports, Rob Wilson, Member of Parliament (MP) for Reading East, wanted to link to a story by the British Broadcasting Service in a tweet but inadvertently included a link that points to a site called Sexydigg.com.
Sexydigg.com promotes “hardcore sex”, “adult videos” and “free porn” according to British publication The Telegraph. …
Twttr wll strt chrgng $5 pr m0nth 4 yr twts nt 2 l00k lyk thys.
If you don’t want your tweets to look like the sentence above, you’ll have to pay Twitter $5 per month.
The revelation comes after Twitter posted on its official blog that they are moving to a two-tiered service.
For the first tier, a service named Twttr, Tweets will be free but users cannot use any vowels. For people who find vowels indispensable, there’s tier two, a paid service which will be like the old Twitter.
Apart from asking how to get more Facebook page likes, one thing you need to ask if you are a social media marketer is how to get more Twitter followers.
Why market on Twitter? Why Not?
Seriously though, if you want reasons, one that quickly springs to mind is that Twitter is not filtered like Facebook. That means every tweet you send out is seen by your Twitter followers given that they’re monitoring their feeds at that time.
If you need another reason, here’s one: Twitter is the second …
Owners of the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone has something to cheer about as BlackBerry has revealed that the Facebook and Twitter apps for the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system have been updated.
So what’s new with the update social media apps? Here’s are the lists.
What’s new in Facebook version 10.0.1 for BlackBerry 10?
Friends Nearby – Users of the updated app can now find friends in approximately the same area as they are by using check-ins to nearby establishments.
Twitter status updates are getting weirder by the minute, with the micro-blogging site accumulating gibberish or spam-like messages (some of which are real spam).
Some people found more than just nonsensical talk.
As people dug deeper into tweets, they discovered (1) spies dwelling in the community, talking to each other in code, (2) environment watchdogs spreading data, (3) appliances gaining thousands of followers, and (4) an AI chat-bot arguing with people who deny climate change.
Twitter, the world’s most beloved microblogging service, is facing a $50-million criminal lawsuit in France as a consequence of its resistance to handing over personal user data to the French government.
According to the groups which have filed the lawsuit, they have asked for $50 million because Twitter seems to be acting with impunity.
Back in January, a French court ordered Twitter to give authorities in the country personal user information for account holders who tweeted anti-semetic …
One restaurant owner in Los Angeles has had enough of people ruining business for his establishment and has taken to Twitter to “No-ShowShame” people who don’t show up for their reservations.
In an interview with Eater Los Angeles, Red Medicine restaurant owner Noah Ellis brings up the issue of overbooking restaurants punishing “the guests who show up on time for their reservations, but not the people who no-show.”
Over the weekend, the restaurant used its Twitter account to shame …
Twitter is now 7 years old and can boast of having 200 million active users.
In a post on its blog, the company thanked its users for the “breathtaking velocity in Twitter’s growth” which it attributed to the myriad of ways people use the service.
“We’re gratified that so many millions of you have made Twitter yours,” the company said adding “It’s thanks to all of you that our open, real-time platform is thriving: we have well over 200 million active users creating over 400 …
The world’s largest micro-blogging site wants to be a full-fledged media company. And it wants to start with music.
Tech site CNET reports that Twitter is working on a standalone music app from its acquisition of music discovery service We Are Hunted last year.
According to an unnamed source familiar with the matter, the Twitter Music app will likely arrive on iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) by the end of March.
The source told CNET that Twitter Music recommends songs and …