It’s hardly news that Tumblr is growing like a weed, but Founder and CEO David Karp reportedly announced at the DLD conference today that the service is now seeing over 100 million uniques a month and over 15 billion pageviews…
If you use Tumblr, you’re probably either accustomed to seeing plenty of animated GIFs cycle through your feed, or are putting them in your own posts. They’re pretty popular on the service. That’s probably why Tumblr, via its staff blog,…
The microblogging site that’s home to image lovers everywhere is growing by leaps and bounds. So much so, in fact, Tumblr has secured new funding, thanks, in large part, to the massive amount of pageviews it receives on a daily…
There have been several pieces of interesting news regarding Twitter. For one, the company stopped verifying accounts, as it has done for celebrities and companies for some time. The company is working on a new system to replace this.
Details about this new system remain a mystery, but Twitter says it will be better. The company’s support team posted the following tweet (hat tip: The Next Web):
Twitter announced a new feature today called "Twitter Tales". This is just a section to highlight stories from Twitter users about interesting uses of the service.
The official description is: "How do you use Twitter? We asked dozens of our users that exact question. What resulted from their responses is a series of quirky and inspiring articles. We call them Twitter Tales."
Update: It turns out that the shout out account is just an internal one for Twitter employees. Twitter gave The Next Web a statement saying, "W we can say is that it’s not a product. It’s an internal account where Twitter employees ‘give props’ to each other. " They didn’t acknowledge the TwitterOnNotice account, but it’s likely an internal deal as well.
Twitter has begun rolling out a "Suggestions for You" feature that helps users find people to follow. You may be familiar with a similar feature on Facebook.
"With more than a hundred million users on Twitter, there are sure to be at least dozens of accounts out there that will reflect your interests. The trouble is finding all of them," the company says.
Facebook announced its 500 million user milestone yesterday, and along with that announced some other stats like how it gets over 100 billion hits per day. This was revealed in a post in which the company talked about how it scales with its massive growth.
Tonight’s the night; LeBron James will hold numerous cities around the country hostage with the anticipation of his decision. He’ll announce his choice via an ESPN special aptly called “The Decision”, which airs at 9 PM ET… oh, did we mention, he’ll be answering your questions via Twitter tonight?
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