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2014-08-05 08:27:56

SHANGHAI, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINA Corporation (NASDAQ GS: SINA), a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, will announce its unaudited financial results for the second quarter 2014 after the close of market on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Following the announcement, SINA's management team will host a conference call from 10:10 p.m. - 10:50 p.m. Eastern Time on August 14, 2014 (or 10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Beijing Time on August 15, 2014)...

twitter hashtag help
2014-08-04 04:44:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re a casual Twitter user who finds yourself confused when you see things like #tbt or #smh, the social network is reportedly testing a new feature that will hopefully demystify the confusing world of the hashtag. According to The Wall Street Journal, a new feature included in the Twitter app for iOS includes an expanded description to select hashtag searches. For instance, the new system clarifies that #tbt means...

News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University, manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users. Unfortunately,...

2014-06-25 12:28:12

TROY, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Socialgist, the leading global source for Social Media Content confirmed today their "Certified Weibo Data Program" which enables global brands access to the People's Republic of China (PRC) public data including Weibo Corporation (www.weibo.com). Socialgist is currently the only official Weibo data provider outside of China. The program created by Socialgist shows their commitment to global brands that rely on deep measurement and research...

2014-06-12 04:21:48

Soccer fans will enjoy access to a broad array of online video, games and interactive features to enhance their experience BEIJING, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent, China's leading online communications, social, and entertainment services company, has announced the launch of its World Cup Channel, a wide-ranging package of original video content and interactive products and features designed to give the millions of fans who watch the games a more exciting and participatory...

Twitter's User Base Expected To Grow To 400M Within Four Years
2014-05-28 10:47:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lot of people might have a little to say in just four years. According to a new report from eMarketer released this week, micro-blog service Twitter could see its user base increase 24.4 percent in 2014, while the social media property's user growth could continue with double-digit gains through 2018. With this growth up to 400 million people globally could be sending out 140 character tweets – and most of the growth will come from...

2014-05-26 11:00:00

Inderscience Publishers Word-of-mouth marketing is recognized as a powerful route from long-tail sales to blockbuster, whether one is talking about the latest fishy ice cream flavor or a Hollywood romantic comedy. In the age of social media and online networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, the potential for spreading the word could mean the difference between consumers seeing a product as the best thing since sliced bread or the most rotten of tomatoes. Chong Oh, Assistant...

2014-05-14 08:27:51

SHANGHAI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINA Corporation (NASDAQ GS: SINA), a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, will announce its unaudited financial results for the first quarter 2014 after the close of market on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Following the announcement, SINA's management team will host a conference call from 10:10 p.m. -10:50 p.m. Eastern Time on May 21, 2014 (or 10:10 a.m. -10:50 a.m. Beijing Time on May 22, 2014) to present...

2014-05-13 16:34:15

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microblogging social network Happy Fuel will host its second Internet Week NY event on Tuesday, May 20 from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm. The event, titled Social Media + Happiness = Happy Media Happy Hour, will create a real-time, experiential version of the fun things guests can share on Happy Fuel's mobile and web apps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87250 ) Guests will enjoy drinks and live flamenco music at the Happy Fuel...

Muted Tweets: Update Allows Users To Reduce Unwanted Twitter Posts
2014-05-13 10:33:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media doesn't stand still. In recent months Twitter has added new features including the ability to tag people in photos and even tested an option to allow users to see tweets nearby sources. On Monday the micro-blogging service announced a new feature that could reduce the constant barrage of tweets without the need to unfollow someone. This can be especially helpful when following a friend or family member -- including those...


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Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.