Latest Twitter Power Stories

2012-06-19 23:00:06

Twitter recently released "Twitter for Small Business Guide," which is designed to help small business owners not only learn about the benefits of leveraging Twitter, but also how to use it at a more functional level. The guide showcases how the social media platform can increase customer engagement and drive sales. Bop Design, a San Diego based marketing agency with offices also in New Jersey, focused on the needs of small business, condenses the guide for time-crunched small business owners...

2012-03-29 06:46:22

Popular micro-blogging site Twitter has admitted to a bug in their system, causing users to unknowingly and unwillingly “unfollow” other users. According to their website, Twitter.com. the bug is described in this way: “A person you've recently followed shows in your following tab, but appears with a follow icon so it looks like you're not following them, as shown in the image below. Visit their profile if you'd like to confirm you're following them.” Twitter...

Twitter's Popularity Grows, Statistics Released
2011-09-09 04:37:10

  Twitter, the popular social networking site, is taking steps to increase their ad presence. This move comes as they release user statistics, which according to The UK Guardian is rare for Twitter. Twitter assures the figures include Twitter.com, Twitter´s official apps and third-party apps. Twitter boasts 100 million active users, half of which tweet on a daily basis, according to PC Magazine. This represents an 82 percent increase since the beginning of the year. This...

2010-11-09 07:15:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Authors and Publishers shouldn't believe all the hype about how TV advertising can lead to an avalanche of sales online, says Joel Comm, author of the Amazon best-selling book, KaChing: How to Run an Online Business that Pays and Pays (Wiley, 2010). The book reached at high as #35 on Amazon's Best-Seller List with the help of online marketing and social media -- but it didn't sell more than a handful of copies despite spending $10,000 on...

2010-07-23 06:41:23

To better handle the staggering popularity of its microblogging service, Twitter announced it plans to shift technical operations to a new US data center later this year. Twitter has been tormented by outages -- the most recent outage was Monday -- when users were unable to sign in, update their profiles or change background images for more than 12 hours until a software glitch was taken care of, according to the company. "When you can't update your profile photo, send a Tweet, or even sign...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.