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2013-09-10 08:27:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Qorvis Communications Social Media Snapshot released on the eve of the New York City Democratic primary reported that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was the only Democratic mayoral candidate with an appreciable increase in Twitter followers during the final week of the New York mayoral primary campaign. The Qorvis Social Media Snapshot reported that de Blasio's Twitter followers grew 9.42 percent in the final eight days of the...

2013-09-05 23:25:21

IXACT Contact Solutions Inc., North America’s easy to learn and use real estate contact management software, is giving away a free article to those who follow the company on Twitter. This promotion runs for a limited time only. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 With IXACT Contact’s latest Twitter campaign, REALTORS® are asked to follow the real estate contact management software firm on Twitter to get a free article, entitled, “The 3 Keys to Building a Referrals-Based...

Location Data Still Found In 20 Percent Of Tweets
2013-09-04 08:26:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even with location data turned off, it’s still possible to send out Tweets with this information. With more people engaging in the privacy conversation, a new study from the University of Southern California (USC) reveals some Twitter users aren’t being as careful as they could be to protect their sensitive information. After sampling some 15 million Tweets, the researchers found almost one in five 140-character strings of text...

2013-09-02 23:05:09

Following an article published on Mashable, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, describes a future update to Twitter that will allow users to take lines from news articles and turn them into tweets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies responds to an article published by Mashable, which analyzes the latest update to Twitter that will allow users to transform sentences from news articles into tweets....

Twitter General Counsel Alex Macgillivray Steps Down
2013-08-31 07:32:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Alex Macgillivray, Twitter’s top legal executive since September 2009, announced Friday he is leaving the company as the microblogging website creeps closer to a long-anticipated initial public offering. Macgillivray, who Shira Ovide of the Wall Street Journal called “a key voice on government surveillance demands and other policy issues,” explained he would continue to support the social network as an advisor, but that he...

2013-08-28 08:30:51

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendsee [http://www.friendsee.com ], a new social live video network, announces completion of first round financing of $1 million. Friendsee's application and technology enable users to broadcast live video direct from their mobile phone to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. While other apps like Vine and Instagram let you share short clips, many users are looking for ways to broadcast live video with no...

SEA Hacks New York Times
2013-08-28 08:25:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is taking credit for an attack against the websites of Huffington Post, Twitter and the New York Times. The group of activist hackers supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and has taken to attacking western news media outlets that do not show the same support. The SEA says it took control of these three websites with a DNS attack, but only the New York Times reported experiencing prolonged...

2013-08-27 23:20:03

Twitter has made it easier for users to report abusive tweets, and is beefing up staff to handle abuse reports. Denae Olberding of Atlanta's Everspark Interactive says the step is a positive one for all social media. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Twitter has announced that it will be taking a harder stand against abusive tweets and hate language. The announcement followed a flurry of threatening tweets in the UK, and is a step in the right direction according to Denae Olberding of...

2013-08-23 23:19:59

In response to an article published on Mashable, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, reviews Twitter’s new headlines feature that allows users to see articles around the Internet that are similar to what they are tweeting about. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 On August 23, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies responds to an article published on Mashable regarding the launch of Twitter’s latest “Headlines” feature. According to...

CNN And Time Websites Also Attacked By Syrian Electronic Army
2013-08-15 18:45:18

Peter Suciu For redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Thursday, the website belonging to the Washington Post newspaper was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group that reportedly supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “A few days ago, The Syrian Electronic Army, allegedly, subjected Post newsroom employees to a sophisticated phishing attack to gain password information,” said Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz in a statement posted on the...