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Twitter Could Basically Be 'The Social Network 2'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This much is known: Twitter grew out of Jack Dorsey's fascination with dispatch systems for cabs, emergency services and bike m...

SXSW: Twitter Divides Conference Audiences Into Three Groups

Karl Gude | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology
Karl Gude

I was on a 'visual storytelling' panel at last year's conference and, although 600+ people attended the session, only about 1/3 of them were actually "listening" to us! Blame Twitter.

Big Bank's Staffers Join Twitter, And It's Even Less Exciting Than It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

Morgan Stanley is coming to Twitter, albeit in a very controlled, scripted way. Morgan Stanley's 17,000 financial advisers will be joining Twitter ...

Microblogging Needs to Be Decentralized and Reliable

Mark Drapeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Mark Drapeau

This morning I woke up to find that Twitter was down. The website tells you in a cute way, with a little "fail whale" - it's so sweet. But why is this lack of reliability tolerated?

Twitter: "Video Tweeting" Isn't Coming, Says Twitter Co-Founder (UPDATED)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A Telegraph story reported a rumor that Twitter users may "soon be posting real-time video tweets in addition to text tweets under plans to modernize ...

Who Sent the Original Retweet?

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Arnon

Retweeting is a Twitter convention created by users. Because of its speed of delivery and its potential reach, retweets are fast becoming the most viral way to spread ideas in human history.

Tila Tequila's Alter Ego "Jane" Hijacks Her Twitter Account

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

At what point can we say that Twitter's jumped the shark? When your boss joins? When your mom joins?

Our Blog Lives: Boring Microblogs Just Work, Home, Lunch, Sleep

mashable.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Are our everyday lives really so mundane? Does it all boil down to working, getting home, satisfying the most basic needs such as eating and sleeping,...

Tweet, Tweet: Confessions of a twittering Newbie

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Schechter

I am up to the minute with more input than I can process. But just as I was contemplating technicide, along came Twitter.

Why I Don't Twitter

Jared Seeger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jared Seeger

The reason I don't like Twitter is because it's redundant. Churning out 140-character updates on the relative quality of your lunch does not warrant its own site.

Tila Tequila Latest Celebrity to Twitter

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Disgrasian

Tila Tequilla twitters. A lot.

Impolite or Not, Congress Twittered While Obama Spoke

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

About half a dozen members of Congress (from both political parties) thumbed their iPhones and BlackBerries and twittered while President Obama spoke about the economy and technology.

Joel Comm on Using Twitter in Business

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Kuhn

I spoke with online moneymaking strategist, Joel Comm on my radio show about the advantages of Twitter for a company and how individuals can best use the microblog.

Twitter Journalism

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

When it comes to breaking news -- from heroism on the Hudson to terror in Mumbai to calamity in California -- Twitter leads the pack these days.

New Media Forms Boost Youth Participation In Debates

Kristin Gorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Gorski

By adding an interactive edge to the traditional, communal experience of television, there is bound to be social impact, though it is still to be determined because this media is so new.

Instant VC Money, Instant Blogging, Instant Interruption

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

Posterous lets you automatically post pictures into an instantly obvious and usable blog-like interface. and it has the quickest and easiest setup I've ever seen, and, amazingly, it works.

Politweets - All the News That's Fit to "Tweet"

Kristin Gorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Gorski

While traditional media outlets excel in wordiness during election season, one social media outlet proudly flaunts its brevity. Twitter is a free "mic...