Expect to see short, repeating videos all over the place now.
"Seventy-one percent of consumers say they post hashtags from their mobile devices," RadiumOne VP Kamal Kaur told me yesterday. "I've even caught myself hashtagging in my emails."
Twitter and Pinterest aren't just hyper-growth social networks with huge user counts and even huger valuations. They're also two key examples of "DevOps," a relatively new way of building and releasing web apps at increasingly high speed.
Especially for younger folks, what we talk about on Twitter relates directly to what we watch on TV -- but is that correlation or causation?
It's been seven years since Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent his first tweet (back when it was called Twttr).
Twitter announced new self-service ad tools today with much finer-grained targeting controls that will allow small advertisers to craft ad campaigns to exactly the audience they want.
Square CEO and Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey is already an incredibly successful businessman. But he has even more ambitions including that he wants to be mayor of New York City one day.
Shortly after the newest Pope stood on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, the Catholic Church tweeted out his arrival.
With this update of Twitter's own making, tweets which look interesting and sensible on Twitter.com will look completely stupid and odd (see Twitter's own embedded tweet) on any other platform.
The standalone iPhone app is built on technology Twitter acquired last year when it bought We Are Hunted, a music discover platform, apparently.
The recent hack on Facebook was traced back to one infected website called iPhoneDevSDK.com, but now it seems there may have been up to three infected websites involved.
Mass Relevance, a startup that brings calm to a crazy sea of social activity, is rolling out a new 'Digital Mosaic' product today at SXSW that essentially builds an image using tweets, Facebook updates, photos, and even Vine videos.
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Editor's Pick Automattic, the company behind Wordpress.com and its 3.6 billion monthly pageviews, is testing a new native advertising monetization option with its massive blogging community: promoted posts.
Guest Post Folks, Twitter marketing just got serious.
With 74 million daily posts, Tumblr is a big haystack to get lost in. Which is why the company is planning to monetize its mobile product the new old-fashioned way: pay-per-view. You pay, that is, and others view.
How is your company doing in social? Are you engaging customers, fans, and potential customers? And are you doing it better than your competitors?
One of the many undying questions from web publishers, marketers, and regular web users is "what makes something go viral?" which, coincidentally, is also something Microsoft is working on.
Twitter is discontinuing versions of its TweetDeck client for Android, iPhone/iPad, and Adobe Air.
In a strange social media move, the Vatican has deleted all of the tweets sent from Pope Benedict XVI's @Pontifex account.