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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....

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...


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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