Who Will Buy Twitter – Facebook or Google?

Apparently, both Google and Facebook are holding talks with Twitter with regards to its sale. Twitter, the very famous microblogging site which started in 2006 had actually grown phenomenally in its initial years. It is estimated that Twitter would quote a price of 8-10 billion dollars. Estimates are that Twitter only managed to make 45 … Continue reading “Who Will Buy Twitter – Facebook or Google?”

Twitter 2.0 App For Android Phones

The Twitter app 2.0 for android based phones has been released. The new Twitter app 2.0 just comes in the wake of time as all the Android users up to now have been using third party applications that gave them options like Twidroid and Tweetdeck for staying updated. But, these third party applications were no … Continue reading “Twitter 2.0 App For Android Phones”

Wikileaks Facebook And Twitter Accounts Stay For Now

Wikileaks, the controversial not-for-profit group has been facing stiff resistance from governments worldwide. The site has already been banned in countries like China, UAE and has been shunned by companies like Amazon, EveryDNS and eBay. Yesterday we wrote about Wikileaks trying to keep their data alive by encouraging supporters to create mirror websites. The organization’s … Continue reading “Wikileaks Facebook And Twitter Accounts Stay For Now”

Twitter iPhone App Push Notification For Messages And Mentions Added

Twitter has announced an updated version of their iPhone app that, among other things, brings push notification for @mentions and direct messages. The new version 3.2 of the iOS app is now available for download at the App Store.The official changelog for the app reads, iPhone: Improved display of shortened URLs Correctly load reserved Twitter.com … Continue reading “Twitter iPhone App Push Notification For Messages And Mentions Added”

Apple’s Ping-Twitter Integration Could Use iTun.es For Shortening Links

Twitter announced yesterday about a partnership that it had struck with Apple that would integrate the company’s Ping Music-based social network service with the popular microblogging network. This integration would mean Ping users can link to their Twitter accounts to search for Ping users among their Twitter network as well as tweet to their followers … Continue reading “Apple’s Ping-Twitter Integration Could Use iTun.es For Shortening Links”

Official Twitter App For Windows Phone 7 Launches

If you are an active Twitterer from one of those countries where the new Windows Phone 7 handsets have already released, then you should be happy to learn that the official Twitter app for Windows Phone 7 is already available for download. However, at the moment, it looks like there is a bit of work … Continue reading “Official Twitter App For Windows Phone 7 Launches”

Twitter Engagement Study – How Retweets Happen

An important part of social media marketing is the way marketers exploit the retweeting functionality on Twitter. This is because marketing campaigns over Twitter or any other social medium are pretty much dependent on how viral the message spread and on Twitter, retweets enable users to spread any message to their own followers setting up […]

Twitter Promoted Accounts Adds New Revenue Line To Microblogging Service

Twitter’s monetization model has always been a closely scrutinized affair and with the microblogging service yet to show revenues commensurate with its user growth, the company had recently announced a change of guard with COO Dick Costolo taking over as the CEO of Twitter. Close on the heels of the announcement, Twitter has also launched … Continue reading “Twitter Promoted Accounts Adds New Revenue Line To Microblogging Service”

Justin Bieber On Twitter – Consumes 3% Of Website Servers

Justin Bieber is one of those celebs who trends on Twitter every other day and there is no doubt that he is one of the most social-media savvy artists around. But if you thought that was not something newsworthy, here’s a small tidbit from a Twitter employee – At any moment, Justin Bieber consumes 3% … Continue reading “Justin Bieber On Twitter – Consumes 3% Of Website Servers”

Tweetie ‘Drag To Refresh’ Feature Patented Just 1 Day Before Twitter Acquisition

Tweetie from AteBits aka Loren Brichter was one of the most popular Twitter clients for the iPhone before it was acquired by Twitter and was relaunched as the official Twitter client for iPhone. Among the several cool features on Tweetie was this simple ‘drag to refresh‘ functionality. Basically, this feature allowed users to simply tap … Continue reading “Tweetie ‘Drag To Refresh’ Feature Patented Just 1 Day Before Twitter Acquisition”