Latest Microblogging Stories

Twitter, LinkedIn Partnership Coming To A Close
2012-07-01 09:54:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A nearly three year partnership between Twitter and LinkedIn that allowed members of the professional social network to publish posts from the microblogging website on their profiles is coming to an end, various media outlets have reported. According to PCMag.com's Stephanie Mlot, the move was announced by Ryan Roslansky, Head of Content Products at LinkedIn, in a Friday blog post. It brings to an end a partnership that started...

2012-06-23 23:03:37

Micro-blogging will now be more entertaining with the help of Chatwing chat box. This application excels in global connection. Adding to that, Chatwing is free and user-friendly. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Tumblr micro-bloggers will now be able to use their blogs efficiently with the help of Chatwing´s latest web chat tool. This application specializes in the premise of blog chatting, and can also be used to make a blog active. Realizing the importance of user...

Twitter Goes Beyond 140 With Expanded Tweets
2012-06-14 14:51:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com It's more than just 140 characters. The microblog Twitter just broke out of its character limit to include expanded Tweets from partner websites. Hover over the truncated URL and content previews, images, videos and other features will expand so you know what you're going to see when you click through. The expanded Tweets only work for Twitter partners, typically content publishers. Likely Twitter will expand to more and more publishers, and possibly open the...

Facebook's Reign Dominating Social World Map
2012-06-11 14:06:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com If Facebook was a virus, nearly the whole world would have succumbed to it already, according to social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza. Cosenza has created his "world map of social networks," showing what the most popular social network is in 137 countries around the globe, according to a combination of Alexa and Google Trends for Websites Traffic data. His latest social media world map shows that Facebook has gone viral throughout nearly all of the...

Twitter Updates Logo, Giving 'Larry' The Blue Bird A Happier Look
2012-06-07 04:48:53

Twitter has given its familiar blue bird logo a professional update, replacing the well-known lowercase “t” bird with a happier version shown in silhouette, the microblogging service announced on Wednesday. The new Twitter bird resembles the older one, but appears slimmer with more of an upward tilt. The redesigned logo will no longer include any “t” or bubbled typeface “twitter” emblems, the company said. “Starting today you´ll begin to...

2012-06-04 23:00:47

Study Breaks, one of the leading college media entertainment companies, offers a guide to using the iPhone´s voice tool Siri with Twitter and Facebook, enabling users to utilize social media without ever having to touch the keyboard. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Since Apple released the iPhone 4s , for many it has evolved into a virtual personal assistant. Siri allows the user to make and edit notes, book appointments, check the weather, send emails and text messages, and even set...

2012-05-13 23:01:35

Chatwing is now branching out in Tumblr. These two web applications are compatible with each other, increasing global connectivity. Chatwing´s website chat tool is also advanced and very easy to use. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 Tumblr is one of the hottest free-hosting blogs of today, based on the number of users that actually registered for it. This blog site is more focused on microblogging, wherein information travels fast daily similar to chatrooms. Tumblr has also...

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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Word of the Day
  • 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.