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Twitter Tops 300M Users as Earnings Fall Short

Twitter Tops 300M Users as Earnings Fall Short

By Josh Wolford April 28, 2015

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 …

Instagram Will Finally Verify Users as It Tops 300 Million Instagram Will Finally Verify Users as It Tops 300 Million

Instagram has just announced a significant milestone – 300 million users. The company says that its user base now shares over 70 million photos and videos every day and CEO Kevin Systrom says that 70 percent is international. Alongside this …

Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It

Do you use Spotify? If you do, you’re now part of a 40 million member-strong community. As companies are wont to do, Spotify has just released new user numbers as they hit a new milestone. The streaming music leader now …

Twitter Tests Mute Button for When You’re Just Tired of Someone’s Crap Twitter Tests Mute Button for When You’re Just Tired of Someone’s Crap

Sometimes, you don’t really want to unfollow someone, you just don’t want to see their bullshit in your feed for a while. If you’ve ever found yourself in that situation, you’ll be happy to learn that it appears Twitter is …

Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding

It’s been a big, transformative year for location-focused app Foursquare. For the past year, Foursquare has been making both incremental and monumental shifts in the core functionality of the app, taking it from just another check-in game to a real …

Myspace Touts Modest Gains, Up 12 Million Users from June Relaunch Myspace Touts Modest Gains, Up 12 Million Users from June Relaunch

After a nearly six-month beta period, Myspace finally launched its new music-centric rebrand back in June. It launched as a decidedly new service – unlike any version of Myspace that’s ever been seen. And now, the company is announcing some …

Imgur Reaches 100,000,000 Unique Monthly Users Imgur Reaches 100,000,000 Unique Monthly Users

Imgur has now reached a new milestone with 100,000,000 monthly unique users. While certainly helped in no small part by reddit users, the company recently launched its mobile apps, which have no doubt contributed as well. The iOS app has …

Netflix’s Original Content Is Making People Want to Stick Around Netflix’s Original Content Is Making People Want to Stick Around
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In the past year, Netflix has released the Emmy-nominated political drama House of Cards, the Eli Roth-produced horror series Hemlock Grove, and the surprise hit of the summer, Orange Is The New Black. They’re also in the process of adding …

Foursquare Touts 40M Users and 40,000 ‘Superusers’ Making a Million Edits Every Month Foursquare Touts 40M Users and 40,000 ‘Superusers’ Making a Million Edits Every Month

On the heels of news that they are currently in talks with multiple companies about the possibility of a strategic investing (including Microsoft), location app Foursquare has just announced that they’ve hit 40 million users. Although it’s unclear just how …

Vine Tops 40 Million Users, Thinks Y’all Are Amazing Vine Tops 40 Million Users, Thinks Y’all Are Amazing

Twitter launched its 6-second video-sharing app Vine back in January, and today the company is sharing a milestone. Vine has just crossed 40 million users. And they think you are all amazing: We've said this before and we'll say it …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one …

Twitter Use Up 125% from 2010 among American Adults Twitter Use Up 125% from 2010 among American Adults
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The last three years have seen a surge in Twitter use among American adults. That’s the latest finding from Pew’s Internet & American Life project, who measured Twitter use among those aged 18+ in their new social media study. According …

Facebook Isn’t Losing Popularity Among Teens, Says Zuckerberg Facebook Isn’t Losing Popularity Among Teens, Says Zuckerberg
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The report of the death of Facebook’s popularity among teens is most definitely an exaggeration, at least according to Mark Zuckerberg. The narrative posited by various recent studies is that Facebook is just not cool anymore, and teens specifically have …

Facebook’s U.S. Mobile Use Exploded in Q2 [REPORT] Facebook’s U.S. Mobile Use Exploded in Q2 [REPORT]
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With Facebook set to reveal their Q2 earnings later today, one of the big numbers that people will be looking at is just how much Facebook grew in terms of mobile use over the past few months. And when those …

Facebook: We’re Not Giving User Data to the Turkish Government Facebook: We’re Not Giving User Data to the Turkish Government

Facebook wants to make it clear that they are not handing over user data to the Turkish government, even if some reports may suggests otherwise. Not only that but Facebook says that they intend to “communicate strong concerns” to Turkish …

70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend 70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend

If you’re an American Facebook user, there’s much more than a good chance that you have a gay friend on the service. In fact, 70% of you have a Facebook friend that identifies as either gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Facebook’s …

You Can Now Tag People in Instagram Photos You Can Now Tag People in Instagram Photos

You have always been able to tag users in Instagram posts, but two weeks ago Instagram announced that soon, you would be able to tag people in the photo itself. The feature, called “Photos of You,” was given a two-week …