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Twitter Now Generates Reports of Abusive Tweets

Twitter Now Generates Reports of Abusive Tweets

In a bid to curb bullying on its social network, Twitter is announcing today a new feature that makes it easier to report threa...

Mar 18 2015, 2:07am CDT

Twitter Finally strikes a Deal with Google to show Tweets in Google Search Results

Twitter Finally strikes a Deal with Google to show Tweets in Google Search Results

Twitter has struck a deal with Google in order to make its tweets more searchable online....

Feb 5 2015, 7:43am CST

Picture shows Manufacturing Mold for 'iPad Pro' Rear Shell or Dummy Unit

Picture shows Manufacturing Mold for 'iPad Pro' Rear Shell or Dummy Unit

The relatively simple design of the mold suggests this may be an unofficial mold...

Jan 10 2015, 11:23am CST

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court

Twitter said that under the First Amendment, it is obliged to respond to user concerns surrounding the scope of government surv...

Oct 8 2014, 4:33am CDT

Facebook's out to copy Twitter news feeds

Facebook's out to copy Twitter news feeds

Facebook faced an oops when the site belatedly joined in the Ferguson coverage. Now the site's looking to compete with mic...

Sep 20 2014, 11:04pm CDT

If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now

If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now

There are more than 1 billion Facebook users—I’m one of them—and the reality is that all of us are test subjects for the w...

Jun 30 2014, 12:56am CDT

Facebook experiment proves that social networks can alter your mood

Facebook experiment proves that social networks can alter your mood

689,000 users were used as lab rats for seven days...

Jun 29 2014, 12:37pm CDT

Twitter's COO Ali Rowghani Resigns

Twitter's COO Ali Rowghani Resigns

He had clash with CEO...

Jun 12 2014, 4:16pm CDT

Yahoo to Announce Own Version Of YouTube

Yahoo to Announce Own Version Of YouTube

There are 62 video sharing sites worldwide at the moment, and of course the largest by far is YouTube, which now garners more t...

Jun 9 2014, 3:50pm CDT

FB Newswire is Facebook's own news aggregator

FB Newswire is Facebook's own news aggregator

Enter FB Newswire, Facebook's social news aggregator...

Apr 25 2014, 3:53am CDT

Twitter gets more social by adding photo tagging

Twitter gets more social by adding photo tagging

Twitter: "We’re rolling out two new mobile features that make photos on Twitter more social."...

Mar 27 2014, 1:41am CDT

Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. ini...

Feb 25 2014, 12:31am CST

LinkedIn gives members more room to share insights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million...

Feb 19 2014, 9:01am CST

Who Rules The Second Screen, Facebook Or Twitter?

Who Rules The Second Screen, Facebook Or Twitter?

Twitter’s user growth in the last couple quarters may have been less than stellar, but one place the social messenging service...

Feb 12 2014, 2:45pm CST

The Demise Of Sina Weibo: Censorship Or Evolution?

The Demise Of Sina Weibo: Censorship Or Evolution?

While China’s social media users are at home spending time with their families for the Spring Festival holiday, the rest of the...

Feb 4 2014, 7:14pm CST

Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm Again

Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm Again

In a blog post, Facebook’s product manager for News Feed ranking, said that “Page admins can expect a decrease in the distribut...

Jan 22 2014, 6:21am CST

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups...

Jan 21 2014, 1:27pm CST

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own

A police department in southern California has started using Sina Corp.’s Weibo to get in touch with the growing number of its...

Dec 29 2013, 3:46am CST

Apple Removed Free Weibo from its Chinese App Store

Apple Removed Free Weibo from its Chinese App Store

Apple was forced to remove second app in the last several months that deals with Chinese laws on internet censorship...

Dec 18 2013, 8:43am CST

Sina Weibo's Censored Images Reveal Fear of China's Elite

Sina Weibo's Censored Images Reveal Fear of China's Elite

A US-based site published many pictures that were deemed as a danger to the integrity of the state and get censored on the ...

Nov 16 2013, 6:44am CST

Twitter Facebook Celebrity Spat Continues to Grow Rivalry

Twitter Facebook Celebrity Spat Continues to Grow Rivalry

The celebrity battle is the one big clash that contentiously strengthens Facebook and Twitter rivalry. However, Facebook is wor...

Nov 11 2013, 10:49am CST

Tumblr Updates its Search Feature

Tumblr Updates its Search Feature

Tumblr revamps its Search function to support multiple tags, new GIFs and much more....

Oct 25 2013, 5:46am CDT

Facebook Graph Search is Expanded with Posts and Status Updates

Facebook Graph Search is Expanded with Posts and Status Updates

Facebook expands its Graph Search for all US users by including the ability to search posts and status updates. Posts can be an...

Oct 1 2013, 1:44am CDT

Twitter tweets, 'We've filed for an IPO'

Twitter tweets, 'We've filed for an IPO'

After hearing Mark Zuckerburg's advice to Twitter about its plans for filing for an IPO, the social microblogging service annou...

Sep 13 2013, 1:33am CDT

Sina Launches WeMeet; A Rival to WeChat Mobile Messaging App

Sina Launches WeMeet; A Rival to WeChat Mobile Messaging App

Sina has launched its rival to WeChat. Called WeMeet (Weimi in the Chinese vernacular), it was created by a team of experts at...

Aug 26 2013, 11:25am CDT

China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack

China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack

China has been hit by a large scale DDOS attack on early Sunday morning that has paralyzed the parts of Internet service in the...

Aug 26 2013, 6:32am CDT

Facebook will Soon Ask Users Why They Hide News Feed Posts

Facebook will Soon Ask Users Why They Hide News Feed Posts

The gigantic social network, Facebook is to pay close attention to its members’ preferences as regards what they like and disli...

Jul 24 2013, 6:27am CDT

Tumblr Brings Sponsored Posts to Web Dashboard

Tumblr Brings Sponsored Posts to Web Dashboard

Tumblr has launched the sponsored posts ad unit for web dashboards on Thursday. Sponsored posts on mobile news dashboard are al...

May 31 2013, 5:46am CDT

Yahoo reportedly bids $800 million to acquire Hulu

Yahoo reportedly bids $800 million to acquire Hulu

Yahoo has recently acquired social blogging platform Tumblr, but as far as the Internet giant's ambition goes, it is not restin...

May 26 2013, 11:58pm CDT

Yahoo Revamps Flickr After Tumblr Acquisition

Yahoo Revamps Flickr After Tumblr Acquisition

Yahoo has already acquired Tumblr. In a record-setting deal of $1.1 billion, Marissa Mayer of Yahoo took over Tumblr and now sh...

May 21 2013, 10:20am CDT

Yahoo to Buy Tumblr and Update Flickr

Yahoo to Buy Tumblr and Update Flickr

The CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer has decided to buy the social micro-blogging site known as Tumblr. She also plans on updating F...

May 18 2013, 2:42am CDT

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Twitter Acquires Ubalo

Micro Blogging platform Twitter has acquired Ubalo to boost its back-end performance and benefit from scalable computing....

May 10 2013, 4:43am CDT

Twitter CEO Says Tweets Will Make Or Break Election

Microblogging site is very influential...

Jan 31 2012, 3:55pm CST

Twitter Growing by 11 New Accounts Each Second

Twitter Growing by 11 New Accounts Each Second

Twitter booming...

Jan 17 2012, 3:09pm CST

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Kingdom Holdings buy $300M Chunk in Twitter

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Kingdom Holdings buy $300M Chunk in Twitter

$300 million worth of Twitter...

Dec 19 2011, 3:38pm CST

Twitter Climbs To 100 Million Users

Company's CEO comments on rapid growth...

Sep 8 2011, 4:04pm CDT

Ads Now Overtaking Your Twitter Stream

Blimey!...

Nov 2 2010, 12:22am CDT

Twitter Should Hit 200 Million Users Be End Of 2011

Yes, 200 million!...

Nov 1 2010, 6:58am CDT

Apple Tries to Buy Twitter

Reports are coming in that Apple is in advanced talks to purchase the social networking/microblogging site Twitter for an estim...

May 5 2009, 6:35am CDT

Top 10 Celebrities on Twitter

Our partner Digital Trends published a guide to the Top 10 Celebrities on Twitter. Quote: "When Oprah hefted her considerable...

Apr 23 2009, 5:00pm CDT