Posts tagged “Twitter”

Updated August 31, 2010

Premium Lock MySpace allows users to sync posts to Facebook

MySpace MySpace users will also be able to share music, videos, game applications, links and photos across both social networking sites.

August 13, 2010

Premium Lock See something worth tweeting? Twitter makes it easier

Pressing the button automatically creates a shortened link that appears in a pop-up box tied to the Twitter user's account. A comment can be added next to the link, staying within the 140-character limit of Twitter's messaging service.

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August 1, 2010

Premium Lock Japanese user claims Twitter's 20 billionth tweet

Twitter      Twitter's 20 billionth message didn't make much sense, but it spoke volumes about the rapid global growth of the microblogging service.

July 28, 2010

Premium Lock Komen for the Cure uses new media to make experience personal

Non-profits and technology: Facebook, Twitter and e-mail newsletters help the breast-cancer charity generate supporters, donations and followers. "We're really looking at technology as a way to reach a global audience," says Marty Holtman, program manager for interactive media for Dallas-based Komen. "You have to make it personal for them."

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Updated June 25, 2010

Premium Lock Good U.S. soccer news means whale of a bad day for Twitter

Too many tweets crash Twitter Analysis: All the tweets about the U.S. victory over Algeria in the World Cup crash the Twitter site. You can’t always predict spikes in traffic. And in business, it’s imperative that you be able to handle the unexpected. That’s why cloud-based infrastructures increasingly make sense.

Updated March 12, 2010

Premium Lock Tweet this: Twitter adds location option to its message arsenal

Twitter tweaks tweets Twitter is responding to the growing popularity of other Internet services, such as Foursquare, Gowalla and Loopt, that broadcast people's locations. Facebook is expected to join the trend soon, too.

Updated February 27, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Be found on Twitter’ – Site offers more ways to connect

Twitter wants more info To address privacy concerns, Twitter says it won't publicly display e-mail addresses and mobile numbers even if the service gets permission to use the information as search tools.

February 20, 2010

Premium Lock Tweet this via Blippy - ‘What are you buying?’

Backed by a co-founder of Twitter, new Web site Blippy asks people to share their spending habits. If you register a credit card with the site, every transaction bought on the card would be displayed to your friends through the service.

What are you buying? Blippy reports it. What are you buying? Blippy reports it.

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