Latest Microblogging Stories

2012-03-07 20:26:42

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science analyzed millions of Chinese microblogs, or "weibos," to uncover a set of politically sensitive terms that draw the attention of Chinese censors.

2012-03-02 08:00:00

The nascent job hunting portal JobPrimer.com has reached the milestone achievement of crossing the threshold of 2,000 followers on the popular microblogging platform Twitter. Denver,

Twitter Partners To Sell Access To Archived Tweets
2012-03-01 14:48:27

Two research companies who have been licensed by Twitter to access archived posts on the microblogging website are preparing to release information to paying clients, despite the protests of online privacy advocates.

Poll: Many Tweets Are Not Worth Reading
2012-02-02 05:15:55

Twitter users choose the microblogs they follow, but that doesn't mean they always like what they get.

Twitter CEO Says Site Playing Role In 2012 Elections
2012-01-31 12:46:50

Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo said at the AllThingsD technology conference in California that the microblogging site will play a big role in the 2012 presidential elections.

Like It Or Not, Timeline Is Coming To Your Facebook Page
2012-01-30 10:10:06

Facebook is now mandating all of its users use the Timeline feature whether you want to or not and a large percentage of people are not happy with it.

2012-01-27 14:23:29

Twitter announced that it would begin restricting its users from writing about certain content in countries that do not allow free speech.

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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