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Twitter May Deal 'Cards' Into Its Feed For Next Redesign
2014-02-12 13:37:23

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter is once again testing some changes to its appearance and may move the timeline aside in favor of cards that will fill the screen in columns instead of the single, chronological feed that appears in the current timeline. The new design was first noticed by Mashable's assistant features editor Matt Petronzio. The card design makes photos, videos and other media more prominent in the feed. The card design might disrupt the...

2014-02-11 23:23:19

Findings Show 93% of Top Corporations Have Accounts Paris (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Official Board, which manages one of the world’s largest databases of corporate organizational charts and executive contacts, today released the findings of its study into corporate and executive use of the social media and microblogging site Twitter. In an assessment of the top 1000 corporations with revenues over $100 million listed with The Official Board, as ranked by the site’s members, 93...

2014-02-03 16:26:46

As Facebook turns 10, findings reinforce predictions from 2005 and 2010 by Center Director Jeffrey Cole about popularity drop of popular social media sites that lose their "cool factor" LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of Facebook confirming last fall that the number of young teens who use the site has declined, a newly-released survey shows that overall use of the world's most popular social media may also be declining. The survey, conducted by the USC...

2014-01-16 08:26:23

BOSTON, BERLIN and LONDON, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research and publishing network ScienceOpen and Altmetric are collaborating to provide top-level alternative metrics data for over 1 million open access articles in the natural sciences and medicine which are now available on the new platform ScienceOpen.com [http://scienceopen.com ]. The collaboration between the two start-up ventures based in London and Boston/Berlin was announced today by Altmetric CEO Euan...

2014-01-10 23:00:04

Wildnet Technologies is offering Twitter and Google+ marketing services to its clients so as to help businesses connect with target audience and grow sales. Noida, India (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Wildnet Technologies, one of the leading SEO company in India, is helping businesses to gain wider business exposure and grab more public attention by promoting their business on Twitter and Google+. Both social networking platforms are considered as the top marketing tools and are amazingly...

2014-01-01 00:20:14

The Digital Policy Council's latest research observes continued but dramatically slower growth of world leaders utilizing Twitter in 2013. WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Policy Council (DPC) released its fourth annual ranking of world leaders' use of the social media website Twitter.com. DPC's latest report indicates continued but decelerated growth in the number of heads of state on this medium. In 2013, 80% or 4 out of 5 world leaders were using...

Deleting A Post Before Publishing Won't Stop Facebook From Seeing It
2013-12-18 08:09:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all Facebook status updates are deleted before being published due to self-censorship, but Facebook can still see these updates and comments even if they are never posted. The discovery was confirmed last week when two Facebook researchers released the results of a self-censorship study, which revealed they had tracked the activity of millions of random Facebook users in the US and Britain over a 17-day period in July...

Neighborhood Tweets Shows Twitter Posts From Those Who Are Nearby
2013-12-16 10:45:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter is going local, but still with 140-characters. The micro-blogging service is reportedly testing a new feature that shows users' nearby tweets. The new native app includes a map that shows tweets occurring near the user in real time. Fittingly dubbed “Nearby” this feature appears as a separate column in the app, while it shows tweets from other users regardless of the “follow” relationship between the users. As of...


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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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