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Google-Twitter Deal Brings Up Tweets in Search

Google-Twitter Deal Brings Up Tweets in Search

Google and Twitter have made an arrangement that will put tweets in Google search results. The deal was put together earlier this year, but it is just now coming to fruition. When a Google search is made, at the top of the search results page there will be tweets that match the keyword(s) searched on […]

A Single Tweet Which Made Twitter Lose $8 Billion Within Minutes

A Single Tweet Which Made Twitter Lose $8 Billion Within Minutes

The quick reactions to posts on social media today, have increased the dynamics of a fast paced life around the world. One tweet, one post, one like, could prove to be a game changer for companies. Recently, the social media giant which brought the ‘tweet’ culture to our generation, faced the wrong end of the […]

Twitter Is Not Flying as High

Twitter Is Not Flying as High

The pioneers of succinct, 140 character maximum messages that often reaches many people is not flying as high as they thought. Twitter was the first to introduce ‘followers’ and with that other social media sites followed the idea. It is an idea that people don’t have to know each other to know what is going […]

Twitter Comes to the Rescue

Twitter Comes to the Rescue

Walmart came to the rescue in the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster, bringing food and water to victims before the government and many aid groups. Ten years later, in the 2015 Nepal earthquake tragedy, it is Twitter who is coming to the rescue. Even the Nepal government is using Twitter. In fact, the Hindustan Times wrote […]

Twitter Loses Face With Investors Due to Leaked Low Earnings

Twitter Loses Face With Investors Due to Leaked Low Earnings

At the moment, social media is a minefield for Twitter. Compared to the efforts of their rivals, like Facebook, in upping the stakes, Twitter has failed to match the momentum, and their stock has suffered because of it. The results of the company’s first quarter were posted on Tuesday, and Twitter executives lost face with […]

Twitter Makes Attempt to Stop Trolling

Twitter Makes Attempt to Stop Trolling

Twitter is making every attempt to stop the abuse of trolls. The CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo, says that his goal is to make sure that these abusive people are not being heard. He wants to put an end to their abuse of other users once and for all. He had made mention of his […]

Twitter Upgrades Direct Message Feature

Twitter Upgrades Direct Message Feature

Twitter is upgrading its direct message (DM) feature in order to make it easier for users to communicate with more people privately. On Monday, this change was announced and will allow users much more flexibility. In the past, a user can only perform this task if the other Twitter user was following him or her. However, because […]

Twitter Introduces New Features

Twitter Introduces New Features

Last month, Twitter launched Periscope, a live streaming app for iOS. Followers can actually see things as they are happening through the eyes of the broadcaster. This week, it released updates to introduce users to new features to Periscope. The new feature blocks spam and makes it easier to find streaming video from friends. Another feature is […]

Twitter Launches Periscope After Blocking Meerkat

Twitter Launches Periscope After Blocking Meerkat

Only days ago, Twitter reportedly blocked the Meerkat app, a video-streaming service which banked heavily on the social network. On Thursday, Twitter set in motion Periscope, a video-streaming app of its own. Since the launch of Meerkat last month, the app, which allows for the streaming of videos – but only once, has been extremely popular, and counts […]

Twitter Receives Threats From Islamic State

Twitter Receives Threats From Islamic State

On Sunday, a photo of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s face with crosshairs placed on it was posted on the site by Islamic State supporters, who meant it as a threat against the company for closing their accounts.   While terrorists groups such as ISIS have continued to rely heavily upon social media as a means to […]

Twitter Explodes After ‘Spilled Tea’ Episode of RHOA

Twitter Explodes After ‘Spilled Tea’ Episode of RHOA

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) took a break for Oscar night but returned with a vengeance on Sunday. Fans took to social media to express their views of Sunday’s episode which was appropriately titled, Spilled Tea. It seems Cynthia Bailey and Kenya Moore were the two cast members who caused the biggest Twitter explosion with […]

Twitter and Google Make Deal

Twitter and Google Make Deal

For two years, until 2011 they had a deal that provided Twitter data to Google efficiently, but when it concluded they did not extend the agreement they made in 2009. Since then Google has had to comb through their site for information. Meanwhile, Twitter has been engaged with Bing and Yahoo, providing the information to […]

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