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2012-09-30 23:01:37

Reputation Management Site 5StarControl shines a light on a recent article which seeks to inform small business owners about online mistakes which could ruin their reputation. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Reputation Management Site 5StarControl has disclosed secrets about a new article that teaches small business owners how to avoid common mistakes which can damage their online reputation. 5StarControl proclaimed that small businesses may be entranced by a new article on...

63M Users Skirt Chinese Facebook, Twitter Ban
2012-09-28 21:46:05

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When parents forbid their kids from an activity, those kids are bound to find a way to take part anyway. That's apparently what happened when China banned social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter from the population. Citizens of China found a workaround in using proxy servers and the number of people in China visiting those sites is growing significantly, according to data from GlobalWebIndex. A post on...

Twitter CEO Promises New Twitter Features
2012-09-24 04:41:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Interactive features such as live polls and the ability to select and publish specific messages alongside breaking news events are some of the new features coming soon to Twitter, the social network's chief executive announced on Friday. Speaking at the Online News Association conference in San Francisco, California, late last week, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that the microblogging website would be releasing a free tool that...

IFTTT Death By Twitter
2012-09-21 09:06:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Twitter continues to choke out its partners as it makes moves to tighten the reins on its API and slowly herd everyone towards their mobile apps and Web site. Twitter began making this push earlier this year, first removing the ability to publish updates to LinkedIn from Twitter, though users can post to Twitter through LinkedIn. Later, Twitter began to constrict and tighten against Instagram, removing the ability for users...

2012-08-29 19:08:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While scientists have used the game "Madden Football" to predict Super Bowl victors, now they say the microblogging site Twitter might help determine who wins the presidential election. Researchers have found that those who fall in TV shows based on public voting also coincide with what's going on in the "tweeting" world. Paying attention to TV shows like American Idol, the researchers were able to anticipate who would be getting...

2012-08-27 23:02:19

Statusreel has integrated Facebook Status and Tumblr. Tumblr users can now simultaneously view status feed of Facebook users through their Tumblr account.This view does not limit a Tumblr user to his friends´ status, but to all Facebook status from all users. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Facebook has been widely used by people from all over the world; not only to search friends, make new friends or a means of communication. It has been used as well in promoting products,...

Twitter Blocks Tumblr
2012-08-23 14:13:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Twitter is continuing its slow, constrictor like coil around its partners, slowly choking out third-party offerings and some implementations of their API. First, Twitter shut out LinkedIn, removing the users´ ability to publish Tweets on the professional networking site. Interestingly enough, LinkedIn users could still Tweet from LinkedIn, but couldn´t post LinkedIn statuses from Twitter. A few weeks later,...

Twitter Updates API Rules, Tightens Screws On Developr Apps
2012-08-17 12:04:42

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microblogging service Twitter is beginning to flex its muscles and an updated API puts developers on notice that it wants to ensure that developers are “providing the best Twitter experience possible." One big change in the API restricts developers, who create new Twitter apps, will be capped to a maximum of 100,000 users. Existing software with more than 100,000 users will be allowed to double their user base before hitting...

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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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