Latest Microblogging Stories

China Rocked By Powerful 6.6 Magnitude Temblor Saturday Morning
2013-04-20 14:58:59

A powerful earthquake rocked China’s Sichuan Province Saturday morning at 8:02 a.m. EDT (0002 GMT), killing at least 150 people and injuring more than 5,500, according to USA Today.

Google, Twitter And Hulu Have Fun With April 1
2013-04-01 11:20:35

There’s a long-standing tradition of fun and hijinks on the Internet. This is doubly true on April 1 of each year, when many companies compete in an unspoken competition to determine who can create the most outlandish or most believable press releases or product announcements.

Twitter Seventh Birthday
2013-03-21 11:12:08

Today is Twitter’s seventh birthday, and they’ve chose to celebrate some global events which sent the world a’ Twitter – moments like the 2012 Olympics, the Egyptian revolution and Oprah Winfrey’s very first Tweet.

2013-03-18 23:01:21

Rofori Corporation, a cloud services company with a focus on providing a feature-rich collaboration platform, including micro-blogging, user-defined message template creation, searching, file

Report Shows Facebook Users Share More Once They Go Private
2013-03-07 13:08:05

Over the years, people have become more cautious about the kinds of information they share with one another on social networking sites, particularly on Facebook. The Menlo Park-based social giant responded to this trend and began giving users the option of which friends were able to see their posts, pictures, etc.

Twitter Helps Determine Happiest And Saddest US States
2013-02-20 16:24:21

Researchers used 10 million Twitter tweets to help them determine which are the happiest and saddest states in the US.

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
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.