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2014-01-09 04:35:07

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Let’s say you’re walking through a major metropolitan city and you come across a really cool mural. You’re fascinated by it and want to know more about it, but where do you go to get more info? Well, the co-Founder of Twitter wants to give you the answer – with a little help from your friends and his new app, Jelly. Founded in April 2013 and officially launching this week, Jelly is part Q&A, part social connection...

Broadband Internet Not Widely Accessed By African Americans: Poll
2014-01-07 10:59:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While African Americans are still less likely to use the Internet than their white counterparts, nearly three-fourths currently have at least one social media account, according to the results of a new Pew Internet & American Life Project poll. The study, which was based on a total of 6,010 American adults (664 of whom identified themselves as African American), found that 87 percent of white people in the US were Internet...

2014-01-04 23:24:13

Chatwing’s Twitter database has now grown significantly based on professional analysis. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 More Twitter users have started using the Chatwing app, according to several moderators. The report was also backed up by Chatwing’s chat app team of researchers. The researchers have pointed out the following reasons regarding the increase of Twitter users in the Chatwing platform:     Twitter login upgrades. The Chatwing Team has launched...

2014-01-01 00:20:14

The Digital Policy Council's latest research observes continued but dramatically slower growth of world leaders utilizing Twitter in 2013. WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Policy Council (DPC) released its fourth annual ranking of world leaders' use of the social media website Twitter.com. DPC's latest report indicates continued but decelerated growth in the number of heads of state on this medium. In 2013, 80% or 4 out of 5 world leaders were using...

2013-12-25 23:02:54

Facebook and social media news can spread properly with Chatwing’s embeddable tool. Bloggers can also install the chatbox to increase the exposure of their sites. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Chatwing developers have recently announced the creation of their newest chatroom tool built for long-term social exchange. The chat app was introduced to web users who are interested in knowing more about Facebook news, gossips, and improvements. According to Chatwing's chat...

2013-12-19 23:20:32

Facebook and Warner Bros enable viral content to amplify launch of new film. Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Facebook hired dwinQ, the first social media operating system for events, to enhance the Hobbit premier experience for 500 VIP guests and at the same time create viral content on their News Feed. Professional photographers with dwinQ’s patent-pending platform were capturing exciting moments on the red carpet and scanning each RFID-enabled VIP pass so that the...

Neighborhood Tweets Shows Twitter Posts From Those Who Are Nearby
2013-12-16 10:45:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter is going local, but still with 140-characters. The micro-blogging service is reportedly testing a new feature that shows users' nearby tweets. The new native app includes a map that shows tweets occurring near the user in real time. Fittingly dubbed “Nearby” this feature appears as a separate column in the app, while it shows tweets from other users regardless of the “follow” relationship between the users. As of...

Twitter Reverts Old Block Policy
2013-12-13 12:21:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter has made changes to its blocking functionality and reverted to the old rules whereby users are unable to follow an account after being blocked. The change, detailed on Twitter's blog, is a response to user feedback. "We have decided to revert the change after receiving feedback from many users - we never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe," wrote Twitter VP of Product Michael Sippey, in the blog...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).