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Researchers Use Twitter Posts To Track Flu Rates
2013-02-08 14:33:04

If you tweet when you feel under the weather, your 140-character Twitter post may just become an indicator for a flu outbreak in your area.

Twitter Ups Age Rating On Newly Acquired Vine App
2013-02-06 12:19:10

It took less than a month for Twitter to change the age rating for possible adult content on its newly acquired video-sharing app Vine.

Google+ Overtakes Twitter
2013-01-28 19:17:17

As of the end of 2012, Google+ has officially overtaken Twitter as the world’s second largest social network after Facebook.

France Wants Names Of Twitter Users
2013-01-25 20:17:12

A French court has ruled Twitter must hand over the identities of users in France who used the service to post racist remarks.

Twitter Adds Video To Tweets With Vine
2013-01-24 19:34:55

Photos and Twitter have long gotten celebrities and even a member of Congress into some deep trouble. Now the micro blogging service will let users add some video.

Internet Usage In China Soars Thanks To Mobile Devices
2013-01-15 09:09:51

Internet usage in China soared last year, as the country saw 51 million more surfers added in 2012 over 2011, representing a 10% increase. All told, some 564 million Chinese citizens logged onto the Internet in 2012, the majority of whom did so from their mobile devices.

twitter news spread
2013-01-10 06:09:06

A new study finds that news spreads throughout Twitter in a variety of ways, and that there is no single, universally applicable strategy to maximize the effectiveness of dispersing news across the microblogging site.

Twitter Library Of Congress Archive Is Growing
2013-01-06 05:33:51

Less than 24 months after first announcing their plans to compile an archive of Twitter posts, the Library of Congress has collected more than 170 billion messages comprised of 140 characters or less, the institution announced on Friday.


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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