Perhaps times are really tough at IBM. Twitter updated its pre-IPO S-1 documentation this morning, revealing that IBM is suing it over three patents.
Guest Post Google+ still holds the keys to a bright future despite a rocky start and direct competition with social media powerhouse Facebook.
Twitter released an update this evening that puts linked photos right smack in your feed This is preferable to that arduous clicking required before to view a photo, and is great for advertisers who don’t have to rely on clicks for people to see their ads.
Updated 1:05 PM PST with a comment from Twitter
Twitter is delivering four times the revenue per visitor this year over last year, and Facebook’s ad click-through rate has jumped 275 percent, according to the Q3 Adobe Social Intelligence report, released today.
Editor's Pick In its run-up to IPO, Twitter has built ad tools for geotargeting and retargeting as well as ad products for the music industry and the TV industry. It’s built an Ads API for partners, and even bought an ad exchange to broaden access to its massive 500 million tweets per day inventory.
Twitter is planning to sell 70 million shares at $17 to $20 per share in order to raise about $1.4 billion in its coming IPO. The company updated its S1 filing with the SEC today with the new data.
HootSuite announced yesterday that it now has almost eight million users, over 1,000 enterprise customers, 150 percent year-over-year growth, and a new partnership with social analytics expert Brandwatch.
Vine has fixed some of its fundamental problems, which users have been complaining about since the beginning. You can now maintain multiple posts in progress over time and remove, reorganize, and replace any shot within a post before you share them.
An early entrant in the enterprise social network market, Jive Software is broadening its offerings and integrating them with a bevy of other social networks and applications.
As of this morning, Twitter has the capability to create and store up to 18 quintillion user accounts. Because, of course, 4.3 billion user accounts is just far too few.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is preparing its infrastructure for Twitter’s IPO, expecting a rush of interest from investors.
Twitter direct messages, or DMs, are broken. But the soon-to-IPO network of the now just might fix that with a new dedicated messaging app, a la Facebook Messenger.
Twitter updated its S-1 prospectus today and told the world it will be listing on the New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ. In addition, the company confirmed that it would list under the symbol TWTR.
Twitter gets all the glory, but movie and TV marketers should be aware that Facebook actually has a much larger share of the second-screen conversation than the soon-to-IPO social network of the now.
And, the buzz lasts much longer.
Big data researcher can draw conclusions about our personalities based on our social media opinions.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
A new Twitter experiment called “Event Parrot” will send you breaking news from around the world, via direct message.
Guest Post Twitter proved this week a point that I have long been making: that Silicon Valley is a boys club — a fraternity of the worst kind.
Twitter has accidentally revealed its IPO date in revisions to its S-1 filing, private company financial data analysts at PrivCo say.
Death, taxes, and internet ad revenues going up are the new certainties of life, apparently. That’s good news for Facebook, Google — and the soon-to-IPO Twitter.
Comcast and Twitter announced a new partnership today that will drastically integrate tweeting into the cable TV watching experience.
The new features are a coup for Microsoft, which is getting an app for its mobile platform that isn’t a rebrand of another platform’s app but a fully integrated, fully native, and fully optimized app just for Windows Phone.
Editor’s Pick Michelle Zhou’s social analytics tool can figure out your deep personality profile based your public comments.
Adblock Plus, the adblocking service that blocks pop-ups, pop-unders, blinking, and other annoying ads, and recently suggested to Twitter that it apply for whitelisting, revealed today that it only accepts 9.5 percent of advertisers to its whitelisting program.
With the Twitter IPO all lined up, the company updated its welcome page this weekend to better represent the company’s focus for the near future: the mobile space.
Nielsen will release its findings today about how many people are tweeting during live broadcasts of television shows.
“The benefit of being part of LinkedIn is very clear. The benefit of being part of Facebook is very, very clear. The benefit of being on Twitter is … not so obvious.”
Gree International is focused on publishing fewer, higher quality games in the U.S.
Popular web ad-blocking service Adblock made an interesting offer to Twitter this morning: Only sell ads we like, and we won’t block them.
Twitter will take a far more conservative approach than Facebook, its larger social networking rival.
Update: This version of the story corrects an earlier reference to Peter Fenton’s holdings of Twitter shares.
Twitter publicly filed its initial public offering documentation today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The short-form social media news company plans to sell 472,613,753 shares and raise at least $1 billion.
While Twitter’s letter to potential shareholders was pithy today, its list of potential IPO risk factors was not.
Users outside the United States constituted a massive 77 percent of Twitter’s monthly average users, Twitter says in its S-1 filing. However, they provided only 25 percent of Twitters revenue.
After secretly filing to go public last month, Twitter finally released its IPO filing today.
Twitter finally released its S-1 IPO documentation this afternoon and will be seeking to raise $1 billion. The company has not yet set a price for its stock.
Twitter will made its long-anticipated S1 filing public today.
Facebook is preparing to pitch major TV networks on the benefits of integrating their advertising strategy through conversations on its social network.