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Misinformation Can Spread Like Wildfire On Twitter
2014-03-19 05:40:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Twitter can be enormously helpful during an emergency, but it can be just as detrimental when misinformation is rapidly spread during a crisis. Researchers from University of Washington studied last year’s Boston Marathon bombings and found that significant amounts of misinformation spread widely on Twitter despite efforts by users to correct rumors that were inaccurate. The bombings, which took place on April 15, 2013 when...

2014-03-16 23:03:23

Following an article posted on Mashable, fishbat, an award winning online marketing firm, discusses how to get more retweets on Twitter. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 fishbat, an award winning online marketing firm, discusses how to get more retweets on Twitter. According to a March 11th article posted on Mashable titled “Twitter: Photos and Videos Get More Retweets,“ tweets that include pictures and videos have the highest chance of getting retweeted. The article details a...

2014-03-13 23:00:39

This interactive session is set for this Friday, March 14 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Designed specifically for communications and marketing professionals, PR News will host the upcoming social media webinar, “How to Use Twitter & Vine to Create Engagement for Your Brand” this Friday, March 14 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET. For more information, visit: http://www.prnewsonline.com/webinars/03-14-2014. Speakers for this March 14 PR News webinar include Kim...

2014-03-07 04:21:00

New Chinese-style public welfare program starts by creating new platform and inspiring new thinking SHANGHAI, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several Deputies to China's National People's Congress submitted proposals concerning public charities amid the opening of the 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions, giving rise to a surge of enthusiasm for private participation in public charities projects. Spurred on by this positive trend, the "Rebuilding Public Welfare Marketing Ecosystem-2014 China New...

2014-03-05 23:31:11

Following an article posted on Mashable, online marketing company fishbat discusses the athletes that were most talked about on Twitter. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 fishbat, a leading online marketing company, discusses Twitter’s most talked about athletes of the 2014 Winter Olympics. According to a February 24th article posted on Mashable titled “Sochi Social-Media Recap: Top Moments from Facebook, Twitter,” the Olympic judges and tweeters differed in opinion on who should...

Twitter Linguistics Study
2014-03-04 04:31:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unlike any other time in history, new words and phrases in the 21st century can spread with viral efficiency. A new research project at Aston University in the United Kingdom is hoping to track the digital spread of new English terms by analyzing over one billion tweets from both the UK and the US. “I’m very excited to begin work on this project,” said Jack Grieve, a forensic linguistics lecturer at Aston. “No previous...

2014-02-26 23:29:51

#RunChat, the weekly Twitter chat about all things running, recently launched #RunSwap, an online classifieds page to sell, buy or trade running gear. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 #RunChat, the popular weekly Twitter community chat about running, recently launched #RunSwap – an online classifieds page to sell, buy or trade running gear. “During a #RunChat in summer 2013, someone suggested that we have a place for people to sell or trade gear they don’t use,” said #RunChat co-founder...

2014-02-24 23:03:43

Social Sochi: Three gold-medal social media strategies that businesses can take away from the 2014 Winter Olympics, says social media marketer HipLogiq. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Within the first 10 days of the 2014 Winter Olympics, there were more than 10 million mentions across social media, according to uberVU. “Twitter really brought attention to events in Sochi that normally wouldn’t have gained attention through traditional news outlets,” says Bernard Perrine,...

2014-02-23 23:00:33

To make their chatboxes more efficient, Chatwing users are advised to make use of the tool’s social media functions. These functions have been proven to increase the number of people using the chat software. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The features include the multiple login methods that Chatwing has. Most of these require the users the use of their social accounts like Facebook and Twitter. Since this action completely bypasses any registration process, it’s pretty much...

2014-02-19 23:02:30

Social media networking sites has already been proven to be a very effective catalyst in increasing one’s web traffic. For that reason, Chatwing has further improved the social integration capabilities of its chat software by adding in the new social media sharing buttons. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 With the newest addition to Chatwing’s chat software features, the users can now share their chatrooms in their Facebook, Twitter, Google and Tumblr accounts. Through this...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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