All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Twitter’

Can Twitter Curb Abuse or Is It Just Too Easy to Be a Troll?

Though many social networks, forums, and websites struggle with how to deal with abuse and harassment, Twitter is usually the first one mentioned when the issue is discussed. Twitter is more public than, let’s say, Facebook (where you choose your friends) – so the instances of harassment are much greater. Twitter is also more high-profile than many other social media …

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Twitter Shares Findings On Video Engagement

Twitter released some new findings about video usage on its network based on commissioned surveys across fourteen countries and speaking to over a thousand people specifically selected to reflect the demographic profile of each country. This infographic represents U.S. insights. “The majority of Twitter users (82%) watch video content on Twitter and most watch on a hand-held screen,” says Matt …

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Scott Walker’s Twitter Team Needs to Get Its Sh*t Together

Though he hasn’t made a formal declaration, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is going to throw his hat in the ring for the 2016 Presidential race eventually. But before he does that, his social media team really needs to get its shit together. Here’s a recent tweet from Scott Walker’s account: It's hard to believe that it has been 505 years …

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You Can Now Tweet the Pizza Emoji to Order Pizza

When making your own pizza became too hard, restaurants began making pizza for you. Then, when going to a restaurant to eat pizza became too much of a hassle, delivery joints popped up to bring pizza right to your door. Soon, calling in a pizza order became way too stressful, so delivery pizza joints began allowing online orders. But of …

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Is This How Google Is Going To Use Tweets?

It looks like Google’s new Twitter integration might be starting to take effect, with one possible format seen in the wild on Android. Are you looking forward to Google utilizing Twitter more? Discuss. Earlier this year, it came to light that Google and Twitter struck a new deal that would see Google indexing tweets in real time and that tweets …

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What the Hell Is Google+ Doing?

What the hell is Google+ doing? But seriously though, what the hell is Google+ doing? Hello Twitterverse! Can we get some love for our #firstTweet? — GooglePlus (@GooglePlus) May 1, 2015 What the hell, guys? @headbangirl Ouch that stings a little, but it still made us think of this… pic.twitter.com/dwpYl2vmCk — GooglePlus (@GooglePlus) May 1, 2015 You know what, it’s …

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Google’s Twitter Update Is About To Hit

Long story short, what you say and what others say about you on Twitter may start mattering a lot more. Do you expect to benefit from Google’s coming Twitter integration? Let us know in the comments. We learned in February that Google and Twitter struck a new deal that will see Google indexing tweets in real time. Initial reports indicated …

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Twitter Acquires TellApart, Partners With DoubleClick

Twitter announced that it has agreed to acquire marketing technology company TellApart and partnered with Google’s DoubleClick to strengthen its cross-device measurement capabilities. TellApart provides retail and e-commerce advertisers with cross-device retargeting features for dynamic product ads, and Twitter sees the acquisition as a way to help advertisers reach its users wherever they are on desktop or mobile. Twitter says …

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Twitter Tops 300M Users as Earnings Fall Short

Twitter has just reported its Q1 2015 earnings, and its stock price is taking a huge hit. The company reported $436 million in revenue, far short of the $456 million analysts projected. Despite falling short, it’s still a 74% year-over-year increase. “While we exceeded our EBITDA target for the first quarter, revenue growth fell slightly short of our expectations due …

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Amber Portwood Vents On Twitter About Fiance Cheating On Her

Amber Portwood can’t seem to get a break when it comes to matters of the heart. The Teen Mom OG member recently vented on Twitter that her fiancé was cheating on her. “Every man I give my heart to uses me and cheats on me @mattEPT,” Portwood tweeted. The tweet, which also included her fiance’s Twitter handle, was quickly deleted …

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Twitter Deploys New Algorithm to Fight Abuse

Twitter has a known and admitted problem with abusive content – one that truly embodies the phrase “no silver bullet.” How do you stop people from harassing others? How do you prevent people from tweeting abusive content? You can’t ban everyone. You surely can’t stop people from creating multiple accounts. You can’t prevent people from hurling verbal garbage at others. …

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