Latest Microblogging Stories

Twitter Blocks Tumblr
2012-08-23 14:13:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Twitter is continuing its slow, constrictor like coil around its partners, slowly choking out third-party offerings and some implementations of their API. First, Twitter shut out LinkedIn, removing the users´ ability to publish Tweets on the professional networking site. Interestingly enough, LinkedIn users could still Tweet from LinkedIn, but couldn´t post LinkedIn statuses from Twitter. A few weeks later,...

Twitter Updates API Rules, Tightens Screws On Developr Apps
2012-08-17 12:04:42

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microblogging service Twitter is beginning to flex its muscles and an updated API puts developers on notice that it wants to ensure that developers are “providing the best Twitter experience possible." One big change in the API restricts developers, who create new Twitter apps, will be capped to a maximum of 100,000 users. Existing software with more than 100,000 users will be allowed to double their user base before hitting...

2012-08-14 23:02:14

Online Tumblr theme store The Layout Shop is releasing the second episode of their series of animated web videos that introduce their collection of themes for Tumblr. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Online Tumblr theme store The Layout Shop announced that they just released the second episode of their series of animated web videos on YouTube and other channels. The animated series is made to introduce their collection of Tumblr themes. The second episode of this video series...

Apple Considered Stake In Twitter
2012-07-29 07:38:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apple officials reportedly met with Twitter representatives a little over a year ago to discuss a possible strategic investment in the microblogging website, the New York Times and other media outlets reported over the weekend. The two parties are not currently in negotiations and it is uncertain whether or not they will ever reach an agreement, but sources familiar with the matter told Times reporters Evelyn M. Rusli and Nick...

Twitter New
2012-07-27 10:25:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ironic, isn´t it, that a social networking service meant to keep people always connected with one another, just wants to be left alone. Twitter has taken yet another step to ensure their eventual solitude as they tighten their API guidelines and restrict what other companies are and aren´t allowed to do with the micro-blogging service, and this time Instagram is in the middle of Twitter´s crosshairs. Of course,...

Twitter As A Media Company?
2012-07-25 11:46:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Micro-blogging site Twitter is a lot of fun to use. It´s great for sending quick messages to friends throughout the day, keeping up with breaking news and even discussing popular television shows live and as it happens. Yet, for all the things Twitter is good for, it seems the company has yet to figure out how to make money from it. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has announced that...

Twitter News - Search Enhancements Will Make Life Simpler
2012-07-08 07:36:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Officials from the popular microblogging website Twitter have announced several upgrades, including an autocomplete function and a spelling correction feature, to the social network's search functions. According to Josh Constine of TechCrunch, other improvements rolled out on Friday include the ability to search only the tweets of people that you follow, related results that include similar usernames or hashtags, and results that...

2012-07-06 23:02:19

Chatwing shoutbox can now be used by Tumblr microbloggers. This chat tool excels in providing bridges of communication for bloggers and web surfers. Adding to that, Chatwing is free and promises ease of access to everyone. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Chatwing is now expanding in the niche of Tumblr microblogging by launching a chat widget that can make blogs attain better visibility in the long run. This chat tool has also been introduced in various forums and online communities,...

Twitter Report Reveals Fed’s Growing Demand For User-Data
2012-07-03 06:57:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social microblogging site Twitter has released its first ever Transparency Report revealing it had received more government requests in the first half of 2012 than it had in all of 2011. In all, the site said in its blog it had received 849 government requests for user information since the beginning of the year; 679 of those requests have come from the US government, while only 11 each stem from the United Kingdom and Canada....

Latest Microblogging Reference Libraries

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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