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Twitter Lets Followers Send Direct Messages
2013-10-15 11:28:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Micro-blogging service Twitter has changed the restriction on the sending of direct messages between users. This week the microblogging social media site rolled out a new option that will let users opt to receive direct messages from anyone who follows them, even if that user doesn’t follow them back. This feature was announced last night, with marketing user @JimConnolly tweeting, “You can now receive DM's from anyone who...

2013-10-08 09:47:47

Lance Armstrong used Twitter to employ image-repair strategies in a way that cultivated followers and countered media reports. However, he neglected to enact any image-repair tweets following his admission to using performance-enhancing drugs in a nationally staged interview with Oprah Winfrey, researchers say. Clemson University communication studies assistant professor Jimmy Sanderson said traditional media like television and newspapers have been a staple of image repair, but with the...

Twitter To Announce IPO This Week
2013-09-30 09:34:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter announced earlier this month that they'd taken the first steps to file their initial public offering (IPO) with US regulators. According to the website Quartz, Twitter's filing is now ready, and they plan to make it public knowledge this week. According to their sources, Quartz says Twitter hopes to begin publicly trading shares of their company before Thanksgiving. The seven year old microblogging company is expected to be...

2013-09-25 23:31:55

Your Life After 25.com, the authority for women over 25, chose to do a monthly hosted twitter chat party #RelationshipRant. The first of the monthly twitter series begins October 9th and will run from 9pm - 11pm EST. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 With hundreds of weekly twitter chats, relationships are not a covered subject matter. Your Life After 25.com, the authority for women over 25, is changing that and will host a monthly twitter chat party #RelationshipRant. The first...

2013-09-25 11:08:14

For many international news followers, having a cup of coffee while reading the morning newspaper has turned into scrolling a Twitter feed to catch up on important news as it happens throughout the day. In a new article published in SAGE Open, researchers used data collected from Twitter to study readers' news preferences across the globe and discovered that different countries have stronger preference towards different types of articles – American and British readers are more drawn to...

2013-09-20 23:00:39

The fourth annual TVB Forward Conference in New York showcased how local TV is gaining in popularity and changing the advertising landscape. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 This year, the conference featured celebrity speakers ABC News Anchor George Stephanopoulos, Maria Bartiromo, host of "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo," as well as other industry leaders. The discussions and lectures covered the importance of local TV related to the speakers' related fields. George...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.