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Twitter Lets Followers Send Direct Messages
2013-10-15 11:28:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Micro-blogging service Twitter has changed the restriction on the sending of direct messages between users. This week the microblogging social media site rolled out a new option that will let users opt to receive direct messages from anyone who follows them, even if that user doesn’t follow them back. This feature was announced last night, with marketing user @JimConnolly tweeting, “You can now receive DM's from anyone who...

2013-10-11 23:02:32

Microblogging is emerging as a popular social communication tool online. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Chatwing.com and its developers have recently observed the imminent growth of the microblogging sector. In line with this, developer Mike Diamond is out to share some important microblogging tips for people who want to rank up in their niches. These tips are timely, straightforward, and rather easy to understand.     Eye for trends. Mr. Diamond has emphasized...

Anger Is Contagious On Social Media
2013-09-17 04:31:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Looking to make sure that you get a lot of attention on Facebook or Twitter? Make sure you sound irritated, because according to researchers from Beihang University in China, anger is the most influential emotion when it comes to online social media posts. In a recently-published study, authors Rui Fan, Jichang Zhao, Yan Chen, and Ke Xu set out to determine exactly what caused like-minded social network users to befriend each...

Location Data Still Found In 20 Percent Of Tweets
2013-09-04 08:26:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even with location data turned off, it’s still possible to send out Tweets with this information. With more people engaging in the privacy conversation, a new study from the University of Southern California (USC) reveals some Twitter users aren’t being as careful as they could be to protect their sensitive information. After sampling some 15 million Tweets, the researchers found almost one in five 140-character strings of text...

Nearly Three Quarters Of Online Adults Use Social Networking
2013-08-05 11:46:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When Facebook first launched in 2004, it only allowed students from certain Universities to find friends, write on walls and peruse pictures. In the earliest days, Facebook and other social networking sites were seen as a young person's game, something only those with the spare time to spend online took part of. These days businesses use social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and more to engage with the...


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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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  • To talk saucily.
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