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Widespread Outage Affects Facebook Early Thursday Morning
2014-06-19 10:22:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those who wake up early and expect to read their news feeds on Facebook as a way to start the day had to find another way to get connected on Thursday morning as the social network experienced a major outage. Access to Facebook's website and various apps went down just before 4am ET on Thursday June 19. The outage lasted about half an hour and apparently affected those Facebook users in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland,...

2014-06-18 23:06:18

Big Tweets and Google Chromecast make live, large-screen Twitter feeds cheap and easy, creating new personal and business applications for the ubiquitous social network. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 BigSocial, LLC announces the release of Big Tweets, an Android app that streams Twitter searches and timelines to any large screen equipped with Google Chromecast. The result is a moving display of live Tweets appropriate for single users, small groups, or large crowds. By making...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-13 23:07:53

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Vimillionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed successful entrepreneur and Top 10 Percent Social Media Influencer GJ Reynolds to get his take on the importance of Twitter, find out what tips he would provide people, and get an update on the new ebooks that he will be...

Online Trust Alliance Labels Twitter As Most Trustworthy Site
2014-06-12 10:49:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not much can really be said in 140 characters but perhaps saying less is what makes a website trustworthy, and why micro-blogging service Twitter earned the highest score in a new report measuring the trustworthiness of websites, established by the Online Trust Alliance. The group is made up of various technology-based firms including Microsoft, VeriSign, Symantec and even Twitter itself. The Annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll...

2014-06-10 12:26:36

Angel Investors Back New Event Aggregator BOULDER, Colo., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventblimp, Inc., the company determined to show you everything happening around you, launched the only app to aggregate events from Facebook, Meetup, Eventbrite, Bandsintown, SeatGeek and Eventful today. The company also announces support and angel funding from the founding partners at private equity firm Grey Mountain Partners, where the company's founder, Chris Good, was previously an investment...

2014-06-07 23:00:15

Experience Advertising, Inc. is now providing social media management services including Twitter's Promoted Accounts, Promoted Tweets, Website Cards, and Lead Generation Cards. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Experience Advertising, Inc., a leading digital marketing agency, has launched a new social media advertising agency service for Twitter advertising management utilizing Twitter’s promoted tweets, promoted accounts, lead generation cards, and the brand-new website...

2014-06-07 04:21:28

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday 15th June is Father's Day and there's just over a week left to find the perfect gift to say thanks. Father's Day has been celebrated for just over 100 years, with the first Father's Day being held on the 19th June 1910. The holiday was not nationally recognised until US President Richard Nixon signed a law in 1972 declaring Father's Day as the 3rd Sunday in June each year. In the UK and many countries alike, Father's Day...

Twitter's User Base Expected To Grow To 400M Within Four Years
2014-05-28 10:47:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lot of people might have a little to say in just four years. According to a new report from eMarketer released this week, micro-blog service Twitter could see its user base increase 24.4 percent in 2014, while the social media property's user growth could continue with double-digit gains through 2018. With this growth up to 400 million people globally could be sending out 140 character tweets – and most of the growth will come from...

2014-05-27 12:28:02

Austin Mahone joins Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts launch, tracking his special song "Shadow" off his debut EP "The Secret" NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, and Twitter, the global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time, today officially launch Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts. The new interactive charts -- Billboard Twitter Trending 140, Billboard...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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