Latest Microblogging Stories

2012-08-29 19:08:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While scientists have used the game "Madden Football" to predict Super Bowl victors, now they say the microblogging site Twitter might help determine who wins the presidential election. Researchers have found that those who fall in TV shows based on public voting also coincide with what's going on in the "tweeting" world. Paying attention to TV shows like American Idol, the researchers were able to anticipate who would be getting...

2012-08-27 23:02:19

Statusreel has integrated Facebook Status and Tumblr. Tumblr users can now simultaneously view status feed of Facebook users through their Tumblr account.This view does not limit a Tumblr user to his friends´ status, but to all Facebook status from all users. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Facebook has been widely used by people from all over the world; not only to search friends, make new friends or a means of communication. It has been used as well in promoting products,...

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...

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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