Google+ now more popular than Twitter?

The latest statistics from Global Web Index indicate that Google+ is now second only to Facebook on a global basis when it comes to social networks. Facebook is, of course, way ahead with its billion plus membership, and according to … Continue reading

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Twitter launches Vine video service

Twitter has gone ahead and started up a new service called Vine, which allows users to share not short sentences, but short video clips. Yes, it’s essentially a visual interpretation of the humble 140 character tweet, except in this case, … Continue reading

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Twitter hits 200 million users

Twitter now has an active user base of 200 million worldwide, the social network has announced. In a tweet, the company stated: “There are now more than 200M monthly active @twitter users. You are the pulse of the planet. We’re … Continue reading

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Twitter archive is rolling out

Twitter has begun to roll out a new archive feature which allows users to download their entire history of tweets. It’s the latest in a series of moves the social network has made at the end of this year, including … Continue reading

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UK tops weather woe tweets

It seems that moaning about the weather is indeed a favourite British pastime, at least judging from the amount of whinges on Twitter. Social media monitoring outfit Brandwatch conducted a study on weather related tweets, commissioned by the Telegraph, and … Continue reading

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Twitter adds Instagram-style filters

Twitter has implemented a system of Instagram-like photo filters, as had been expected for some time now. The social network announced on its blog page: “Starting today, you’ll be able to edit and refine your photos, right from Twitter. The … Continue reading

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Twitter makes 100 cities trendier

Twitter has announced that it is localising its trends feature to over 100 new cities across the globe. These include the likes of Istanbul, Frankfurt, Guadalajara and Incheon, the company noted on its blog page, with the UK getting 12 … Continue reading

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Facebook uses Instagram against Twitter?

Instagram has changed its policy regarding images displayed on Twitter, with the tweeting social network’s users no longer able to display those photos as “cards.” Instead, the images now appear cropped, which obviously isn’t ideal from the tweeter’s point of … Continue reading

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Twitter resets passwords after hack

Twitter has apparently gone down as the latest victim of hacking, with the social network forced to reset the passwords of some users’ compromised accounts. According to a report by the BBC, “thousands” of users were affected, and have received … Continue reading

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Instagram overtakes Twitter on mobile

It seems that photo sharing is becoming more popular than tweeting in the US, as mobile users have been more frequently visiting Instagram than Twitter for the first time ever. This is according to stat-fiend ComScore, which has just issued … Continue reading

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