What does a massive social network following and criticizing China’s government from within get you? For Kai-fu Lee, the former head of Google in China, it was a three-day ban social networking.
Posterous, a blogging platform that embodies Tumblr’s simplicity, if not its stylishness, announced today it has been acquired by microblogging giant Twitter.
New York-based startup MightyMeeting has its sights on boosting mobile productivity in the enterprise. In keeping with the growing trend of using tablets to do work, MightyMeeting is unveiling a collaboration app called MightyTeams for the iPad and Android tablets.
Hot on the heels of Twitter’s $800 million sixth round of funding, Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his firm Kingdom Holding have announced a $300 million investment in Twitter.
In a new survey by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 8 percent of all American adults who are on the Internet said that they use Twitter.
Famed startup investor John Doerr recently said that turning down a chance to put money in Twitter, the fast-growing, San Francisco-based microblogging company, was one of his biggest mistakes.
White-hot microblogging startup Twitter is growing at a booming pace, gleefully tweeting today that it just hired its 300th full-time employee as it continues a hiring spree that began last spring.
Tumblr, a social media network made up of millions of personal and business blogs, is seeing massive traffic growth, but is undergoing equally big growing pains.
StatusNet, a microblogging service with similarities to Twitter but designed for businesses, today announced it secured a second round of funding for $1.4 million. The funding will be used to support and grow its sales team and continue targeting the world’s 1,000 largest businesses, it said in an announcement.
Blogging startup Tumblr, a service founded by David Karp that lets users publish short, simple blog posts, has secured a third round of funding for $5 million. The round, first reported by MediaMemo and confirmed to VentureBeat by Karp, was led by existing investors Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures.