News tagged ‘twitter’
Friday, 28 Sep 2012
Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.
Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012
An application called twheel which provides a fun, game-like interface for Twitter is now available for download from the AppStore.
Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Rumor has it that Twitter is about take another big step forward in becoming a bona fide media company with plans to host and produce its own web TV content. Talks with Hollywood producers are reportedly underway.
Friday, 13 Jul 2012
Twitter, in collaboration with Buddy Media, has launched an age screening service for adult brands. The feature is voluntary and companies who feel that their products are unsuitable for minors can opt in of their own volition.
Monday, 2 Jul 2012
Did you come across any websites that were down on Sunday morning? An additional second added to atomic clocks was the cause of certain websites suffering an outage.
Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012
Twitter introduces a simplified profile which allows users view the original tweets of a verified account without all the conversations, leading to a cleaner Tweet timeline.
Friday, 27 Apr 2012
Twitter has made upgrades to its Android and iOS apps in the hopes of winning back users who were turned away after the last major redesign.
Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012
Twitter includes advertising in its mobile apps with Promoted tweets. Previously not found on mobile devices, Twitter has announced that Promoted Tweets will now appear on iOS, Android and other mobile platforms.
Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012
Twitter has acquired lightweight blogging service Posterous, which sheds some light on the direction the company seems to be heading.
Friday, 20 Jan 2012
Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.