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2014-05-13 16:34:15

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microblogging social network Happy Fuel will host its second Internet Week NY event on Tuesday, May 20 from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm. The event, titled Social Media + Happiness = Happy Media Happy Hour, will create a real-time, experiential version of the fun things guests can share on Happy Fuel's mobile and web apps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87250 ) Guests will enjoy drinks and live flamenco music at the Happy Fuel...

Muted Tweets: Update Allows Users To Reduce Unwanted Twitter Posts
2014-05-13 10:33:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media doesn't stand still. In recent months Twitter has added new features including the ability to tag people in photos and even tested an option to allow users to see tweets nearby sources. On Monday the micro-blogging service announced a new feature that could reduce the constant barrage of tweets without the need to unfollow someone. This can be especially helpful when following a friend or family member -- including those...

2014-04-30 00:21:12

SHANGHAI, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINA Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ GS: SINA), a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, today announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2014. The annual report, which contains its audited financial statements, can be accessed on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov as well as on the...

2014-04-11 08:23:21

SHANGHAI, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINA Corporation (the "Company" or "SINA") (NASDAQ GS: SINA), a leading Internet media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, today announced that the board of directors of the Company has approved a new share repurchase program whereby SINA is authorized to repurchase its own ordinary shares with an aggregate value of up to US$500 million. The Company expects to fund the repurchase out of its existing cash balance. The...

Twitter Could Phase Out # And @ Replies
2014-03-24 04:18:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two of Twitter’s trademark features – the hashtag-based categorization and replies using the ‘@’ symbol – could be on the way out, according to comments made by one of the social network’s top officials last week. Speaking Monday at the Newspaper Association of America’s mediaXchange conference in Denver, Twitter head of news partnerships Vivian Schiller described hashtags and @ symbols as “arcane” elements of...

When It Rains It Pours: Facebook Feelings Can Spread Easily
2014-03-13 07:59:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several studies have so far pointed out the positive and negative effects social networking has on people. While Facebook has offered millions of people a way to connect and interact in a way that may have not been otherwise possible, the social giant has also been a home for cyberbullying. In a new study, researchers from University of California, San Diego have found that feelings displayed on Facebook are contagious. Publishing...

2014-03-08 23:00:56

Sheng Li Digital is among a new breed of marketing and advertising agencies that focus exclsuively on the lucrative Chinese market. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Did you know that Sina Weibo has nearly eight times the users of Twitter? That search engine Baidu controls more than 70% of China’s web search? North American businesses attempt to navigate this market, but without the fluency and experience of a native speaker, they often sink. Here’s where Sheng Li Digital comes in....

2014-03-07 04:21:00

New Chinese-style public welfare program starts by creating new platform and inspiring new thinking SHANGHAI, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several Deputies to China's National People's Congress submitted proposals concerning public charities amid the opening of the 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions, giving rise to a surge of enthusiasm for private participation in public charities projects. Spurred on by this positive trend, the "Rebuilding Public Welfare Marketing Ecosystem-2014 China New...

Twitter Linguistics Study
2014-03-04 04:31:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unlike any other time in history, new words and phrases in the 21st century can spread with viral efficiency. A new research project at Aston University in the United Kingdom is hoping to track the digital spread of new English terms by analyzing over one billion tweets from both the UK and the US. “I’m very excited to begin work on this project,” said Jack Grieve, a forensic linguistics lecturer at Aston. “No previous...

2014-02-18 08:28:22

SHANGHAI, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINA Corporation (NASDAQ GS: SINA), a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, will announce its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter 2013 after the close of market on Monday, February 24, 2014. Following the announcement, SINA's management team will host a conference call from 8p.m. - 9p.m. Eastern Time on February 24, 2014 (or 9a.m. - 10a.m. Beijing Time on February 25, 2014) to present an...


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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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