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

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.

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

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.

Text-Only Version Of Twitter Coming To Emerging Countries Next Year
2013-12-08 07:07:37

Twitter has announced a partnership with a Singapore-based start-up to bring its microblogging services to mobile customers with devices that are not capable of accessing the Internet.

Twitter News Users Are 'Young, Mobile and Educated:' Report
2013-11-06 11:10:13

In a nearly three-year-long study of Twitter users, a newly published report finds that those who look to the microblogging platform for daily news are becoming younger, more educated, and increasingly rely on their mobile devices to bring them the content they crave.

Teens Can Now Go Public On Facebook
2013-10-17 04:35:18

Facebook has removed a restriction for teenage users that previously limited who could view their online postings. The change, which took effect on Wednesday, allows users between the ages of 13 and 17 to manually change their settings to publicly share posts and obtain followers.

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

This week Twitter rolled out a new option that will let users receive direct messages from anyone who follows them, even if that user doesn’t follow them back.


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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.