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Text-Only Version Of Twitter Coming To Emerging Countries Next Year
2013-12-08 07:07:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Twitter has announced a partnership with a Singapore-based start-up to bring its microblogging services to mobile customers with devices that are not capable of accessing the Internet, Reuters and other media outlets reported late last week. According to CNET’s Nick Statt, the social media website and U2opia will be rolling out a text-only Twitter offering that does not require a data plan. The partnership will be focused on...

2013-12-06 23:04:04

The Arab Spring famously used tweets to coordinate political dissidence. EverSpark Interactive comments that Saudi Arabia's Twitter explosion has roots in everyday life. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Twitter continues to dominate Saudi Arabian social media usage, a trend that has tech watchers scratching their heads. But social media expert Denae Olberding of local SEO firm EverSpark Interactive says Twitter's popularity with Saudis can be explained by simple everyday needs. Twitter...

2013-12-03 23:29:52

New Automated Service Simplifies Social Media Content Creation, Increases Visibility, Engagement and Sales (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Social Content Curators today announced a content feed service that posts animal-related content to Twitter and Facebook businesses pages. The service solves a common problem many small businesses have when marketing on social media -- the struggle to come up with quality content to post on a regular basis. “Posting regular engaging content is vital if...

Apple Buys Topsy
2013-12-03 15:10:16

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems like Apple is in full-on holiday shopping mode this year. Only instead of high tech gadgets and goodies, it’s buying high tech companies, with its second acquisition in two weeks. Apple has announced its purchase of Topsy, a social media analytics firm, for more than $200 million. Topsy specializes in analyzing global conversations that take place in the Twittersphere. In fact, Topsy is in the VIP section –...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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