54 percent of the world’s biggest 100 brands are now connecting with fans and customers on Instagram, and brand adoption on Instagram is growing faster than Google+ and Pinterest.
When President Barack Obama or Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney tweet, millions listen. But how well do their 140-character messages resonate with people across the nation?
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Twitter has announced that it is building an official app for Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS, which was released Friday.
When you lose internet access, you can still get important updates from Twitter via SMS. Here’s how.
90 percent of small businesses are Facebook, and 70 percent are on Twitter. LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest? Not so much.
With Hurricane Sandy blowing across the East Coast of the United States, here are five great ways to track of the storm’s impact online.
The twitterati appear to like Windows 8, whatever the tech blogosphere is saying.
A sprinkling of Twitter users have posted screenshots about the new Like and Star buttons, but the company hasn’t made an official announcement about them.
Customer service is going social. Unfortunately, it’s traveling on the slow boat to customer satisfaction.
Nine days after Clutch.io announced that it was shutting down its mobile testing service, Convert.com has thrown developers a lifesaver.
We already live in our own personal social media reality bubbles. Now Twitter is providing entire countries with their own reality bubbles.
It seems like birds don’t fly the nest at Twitter, they just keep making the nest bigger. The social network acquired Cabana today hoping the team will serve its third party developers.
Sure, Facebook is the world’s largest social network — and the one currently ranked highest by teens. But don’t count the little blue bird out yet: Twitter just might be winning the youth numbers game.
Message Bus has raised $11 million in its second round of funding
When Twitter bought mobile A/B testing creator Clutch.io just two months ago, the team behind Clutch promised to open source the components behind both their A/B testing tool, and the company’s mobile development framework.
Tweets equal dollars, according to Twitter.
TweetDeck updated today with a lighter, brighter color scheme, a number of incremental improvements to help power users make the most of their columns, and one noticeable flaw that prevents people from viewing all of their mentions in the order they received them.
The latest company to get acquired by messaging social network Twitter is video service Vine, which never launched to the public.
Jack Dorsey needs to get something off his chest. He was never meant to keep his operational role at Twitter.
Conway’s latest viral video, which he describes as a “gift to San Francisco,” is already making its rounds on the Internet. It’s not surprising, given that the stars of the new video boast a combined 4.2 million Twitter followers.
In a move that’s on par with the microblogging social network’s current business strategy, Twitter is rumored to be building its own video service.
Will the funny man take the company to its IPO?
Looks like Andreessen-Horowitz is building out its social investments side of the business. It came out today that the venture firm hired Twitter culture guru Elizabeth Weil to help expand its social know-how.
Editor’s Pick Unlike the last election cycle, the 2012 presidential debates will be available online. You might want to turn off your TV to watch these ones — or at the very least, keep your smartphone or tablet handy.
Twitter is testing the theory that advertisers want more than just campaign impression and click-through data to understand the value of paying to promote messages on the information network.
Is it best to share on Tuesday or Thursday? Does it matter if your tweet is 15 words or 25? And does using a question mark really reduce your chances of viral growth?
Around half of Twitter’s users don’t tweet — they consume. And today’s news makes the new user’s reading and watching experience even better.
Twitter has a serious challenger in photo-sharing phenom Instagram, which won the all-important race for mobile attention in August.
Social engagement tool Buffer will be announcing an integration with top Twitter web and mobile client TweetCaster tonight.
The lone, rogue Twitter client looks a just a bit more uniform after an update with header photos and expanded tweets.
HootSuite announced an new update to its popular social media management utility today, adding functionality that veers into intranet-light territory similar to a Yammer or a Chatter.
Last night, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers after the referees blundered an important call. Today, the Twittersphere and other social networks are buzzing loudly about the replacement refs and calling for the NFL to bring back the pros.
Twitter is stepping up its ties with the entertainment industry by eying some high-profile media executives for spots on its board of directors.
Twitter might be considering a replacement metric for follower count that more accurately measures how influential users are.
Twitter cofounder Biz Stone has asked millions of Twitter users to submit inspiring photos, which he will use as inspiration in a short film that he’ll direct under the tutelage of Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
Editor’s Pick The handy utility If This Then That (IFTTT) recently announced the end of its Twitter integration. Fortunately, there are workaround.
If this, then that. It’s the mathematical reasoning behind IFTTT, a technology service that triggers automatic connections between web services. It’s also a formula that spells trouble when “this” has anything to do with “that” company, Twitter.
Editor’s Pick Today, devs are getting the same level of access the Library of Congress got when it started archiving and storing all Twitter data. Only this time, it’s commercially available.