Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Twitter to censor itself in some nations

Written on January 27th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Twitter has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis. The additional flexibility is likely to raise fears that the short-messaging company’s commitment to free […]

McDonald’s Twitter promotion backfires

Written on January 25th, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A McDonald’s Twitter promotion backfired after customers hijacked the hash-tag #McDStories, using it to share horror stories instead. The fast food giant launched the 24-hour promotional campaign last week […]

Twitter stalks the wrong Alan Joyce

Written on October 31st, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Qantas is the talk of the town on social networking sites after CEO Alan Joyce took the unprecedented step of grounding the airline’s domestic and international aircraft. Twitter account […]

6 in 10 Twitter Followers are Existing Customers

Written on October 21st, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet 6 in 10 Twitter Followers are Existing Customers   More than six in 10 (64%) people who follow a brand on Twitter are existing customers of the company, according […]

Twitter to serve up ads

Written on July 29th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Twitter will begin placing advertisements known as ‘Promoted Tweets’ in the timelines of users who follow a particular brand or company. Twitter said it will begin testing the new […]

Twitter users send 200mn tweets a day

Written on July 1st, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Twitter users are sending 200 million tweets a day, up from 65 million a year ago, the micro-blogging service says. ‘For context on the speed of Twitter’s growth, in […]

Twitter Users Want Businesses to Answer Them

Written on June 20th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Companies that answer questions more attractive to users   Social sites like Quora are designed specifically as question-and-answer venues where users can get expert help, but Twitter often serves […]

Legal action against Twitter

Written on May 30th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet An English local authority said on Sunday it had taken US micro-blogging site Twitter to court in California and forced it to release the details of a British user. […]

A Look at the True Twitter Audience

Written on March 23rd, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Not as large as many optimistic estimates Reports of Twitter usage can vary widely. The company itself reported that as of September 2010, 175 million accounts had been created. […]

Twitter privacy dispute for WikiLeaks

Written on February 10th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Three people associated with the website WikiLeaks are asking a US judge not to force the social networking site Twitter to turn over data about whom they communicate with […]
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