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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...

Facebook Testing Pay-Based Status Update Promotion Tool
2012-05-12 04:44:21

Members of one of the Internet's most popular social media websites may soon be able to pay in order to have their status updates more visible to their fellow users, Stuff's Tom Pullar-Strecker wrote on Friday. According to Pullar-Strecker, Facebook is currently test-marketing a feature that would allow subscribers to spend $2 in order to "Highlight" important posts that will make the content featured more prominently across the social network. He said that the program was accidentally...

Twitpic Launches Free iPhone App
2012-05-09 07:11:50

Twitter photo upload service Twitpic released its first mobile application on Monday, giving Twitter users the ability to quickly post photos and videos, view the photos of the people they follow, and see popular content across the microblogging service. The free Twitpic for iPhone app, which competes with Instagram, has a built-in photo editor that gives users the ability to employ various filters and effects for processing images prior to publishing them. “The first ever photo...

37 Percent Of Teens Video Chat
2012-05-03 12:57:52

A new survey carried out by the Pew Research Center´s Internet & American Life Project looked at how teenagers use video chat to communicate. Pew surveyed 799 teenagers between 12- to 17-years old during April 19 through July 14, 2011 for the study. The research firm found that 95 percent of teenagers use the Internet, whether for online video chat or logging into Facebook. According to the survey, 37 percent of teens participate in video chats with others using applications...

2012-04-26 23:01:05

TheLayoutShop.net has launched a new blog section that features social media news, rumors, how-tos, and special pieces on top of their regular offerings of the web´s best Tumblr themes. New Tumblr themes to follow soon. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 The Layout Shop has officially launched the new blog section of their website. This section will feature posts about social media like news, rumors, instructional pieces, and other special pieces to the Tumblr theme...

2012-04-21 23:02:43

The Layout Shop launches its newly redesigned website which now includes new sections like the blog page and the forum section. Brand new themes Tumblr are coming next. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 After a month of work and preparation on a new design and new features, The Layout Shop has officially launched its new website. Along with the new design come new sections to the site; the blog and forum sections. New themes Tumblr are expected to come next. The new site design...

Twitter Files Lawsuit To Combat Spam
2012-04-06 09:58:09

As Twitter grows at a record pace, so does the threat of spam; and to combat this out-of-control problem, the social microblogging service filed a lawsuit Thursday morning against the biggest perpetrators of Twitter spam. Twitter has been fighting spammers tooth-and-nail for some time, and has beefed up its security to try and stop the offenders in their tracks. But the problem persists, and with Twitter´s exploding growth in popularity, its seems spam is growing as well. The...

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2012-03-29 06:46:22

Popular micro-blogging site Twitter has admitted to a bug in their system, causing users to unknowingly and unwillingly “unfollow” other users. According to their website, Twitter.com. the bug is described in this way: “A person you've recently followed shows in your following tab, but appears with a follow icon so it looks like you're not following them, as shown in the image below. Visit their profile if you'd like to confirm you're following them.” Twitter...


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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