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The two firms held talks in recent months about Apple making an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars, the New York Times reported last week. The deal would have valued Twitter at more than $10 billion, the Times said.
Google+ ties Wikipedia for No. 1 in a customer service index report while Facebook's score falls due to changes in format, excess of ads and privacy concerns.
'Occupy Wall Street' case will determine whether Twitter faces the burden of responding to subpoenas for its users, the San Francisco-based company has said. The outcome is significant throughout the U.S. as law enforcement becomes more aggressive in seeking information about what people do and say on the Internet, the American Civil Liberties Union says.
The first phase of the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative is complete. To celebrate this achievement, MCNC will host a live Twitter Town Hall on Friday to answer questions about the project and the state of broadband connectivity in North Carolina.
Seeking to capitalize on the social media boom and Twitter mania, Durham-based Spring Metrics is rolling out "Smart Twitter offers" for merchants wanting a different spin on daily deals.
Cisco eyes iPad opportunity; Facebook personalized news; Twitter ads; AT&T selling a Yellow Pages stake?; South by Southwest changes gears
Inside the Bulldog blog: Cisco sees opportunity in new iPad; Facebook is personalizing news; Twitter making branding changes; AT&T reportedly mulls selling part of Yellow Pages; South by Southwest conference shifts away from social media.
The popular social media messaging service is unveiling a long-awaited automated system that will enable advertisers to manage their marketing campaigns and budgets without having to deal with sales representatives.
Ad agency McKinney and social media data firm EvoApp tracked and are now analyzing tons of social media data "buzz" generated by Super Bowl-related advertising campaigns. The early analysis shows brands that paid their fans with contest offers harvested the most benefit.
iContact tracks the Giants and Patriots in use of Twitter ahead of the Super Bowl and declares the AFC champs are No. 1.
Twitter's reasoning has been mostly lost in a barrage of comments -- many from Twitter users themselves -- that the company is caving into attacks on free speech, especially in countries with repressive regimes.
Teens tout the ease of use and the ability to send the equivalent of a text message to a circle of friends, often a smaller one than they have on crowded Facebook accounts. They can have multiple accounts and don't have to use their real names. They also can follow their favorite celebrities and, for those interested in doing so, use Twitter as a soapbox.
It was a stunning role reversal for a youthful company that prides itself in promoting unfettered expression, 140 characters at a time. Twitter insisted its commitment to free speech remains firm, and sought to explain the nuances of its policy, while critics -- in a barrage of tweets -- proposed a Twitter boycott and demanded that the censorship initiative be scrapped.
Twitter said Thursday that it has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis.
While it's never a one-size-fits-all approach, as we see here, the common takeaway remains that social media presence can lead to increased engagement and a return on investment," iContact says.
PhoneDog LLC fsues Noah Kravitz, a writer who worked for the company from 2006 until last year. Attorneys for the website, which reviews mobile devices like phones and tablets, said Kravitz owes them $340,000.
A Kentucky middle school teacher decided to use Twitter as a teaching tool rather than swim against the tide.