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In early June I’ll be presenting a track keynote at Blogworld NY that updates our Social Habit research series, a randomly sampled, representative look at how Americans 12+ use social media.
(photo via @Jack ) L'opération de communication a réussi. De passage en France pour quelques rendez-vous majeurs, Jack Dorsey , co-fondateur et président de Twitter , est rapidement devenu trending topic sur la plateforme mercredi.
Six years may not be very long in human terms, but it’s been quite an enormous span for the thing we know and love as Twitter. When @jack first sketched out his notion in March 2006, no one could have predicted the trajectory of this new communication tool. Now it seems that there are as many ways to express yourself in 140 characters as there are people doing it.
C'était la surprise du jour : le prince saoudien Al-Walid bin Talal a investi 300 millions de dollars dans Twitter et s'arroge ainsi quelques 3,75% du capital de la start-up américaine. Il devient ainsi un des principaux actionnaires individuels de la plateforme de microblogging. L'opération n'est pas très étonnante pour le prince Al-Walid, qui a précédemment investi dans des groupes médias américains dont News Corp., Walt Disney et Time Warner, et a des parts dans Apple.
Using Twitter’s API, Business Insider have tapped into the last few thousand tweets of the official Twitter employee list and determined the source – that is, the specific software client used to send those tweets – and crunched the numbers, and the results are pretty interesting. As you would expect, the Twitter staff member’s client of choice appears to be Twitter.com. Or, at least, ‘web’.
How much information do Twitters users disclose about themselves? In keeping with our efforts to offer insight to the fast-growing TwitterSphere, we decided it was time to see exactly how many details Twitter users are divulging. To put together our report, we examined over a billion tweets and compared to our 2009 study . Some highlights of our comparison of Twitter usage between 2009 and 2010 include: Users with 100+ friends have increased by three-fold to 21% since 2009. 22.5% of users accounted for about 90% of all activity. 80% users have made fewer than 500 tweets. Justin Bieber is one of top two-word phrases and top name in user's bios.
Aside from a few small deals with Google , Yahoo, and Microsoft to integrate Twitter updates into search results, Twitter has held off announcing any kind of real monetization plan.
Twitter on TV: A Producer's Guide Here's a compendium of best practices for engaging and growing your audience on Twitter using the power of the TV screen . A simple integration can drive two to ten times more Tweets from your audience while your show airs. Read more → Tweeting for TV
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As South by Southwest transforms from a massive tech party to a massive music festival, Twitter has unveiled Twitter for Musicians and Artists , a page offering tips on how musicians can use the service to connect with their fans.
It’s basically impossible for a journalist who relies on Twitter to find stories, stalk editors, rack up “whuffie” and beef with rap stars to be objective about the service. Fortunately, I don’t have to be, because four researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have performed a multi-part analysis of Twitter. They conclude that it’s a surprisingly interconnected network and an effective way to filter quality information.
Twitter a annoncé une nouvelle version hier soir. Le patron de la plateforme du service, Ryan Sarver, est à LeWeb ce matin et en raconte un peu plus. De la stratégie de Twitter. " Dans un monde où Google et Facebook sont en concurrence et rendent leur produits toujours plus complexes, Twitter veut se concentrer sur la simplicité, la rapidité, et la facilité.
By Associated Press UPDATED: 17:23 GMT, 4 November 2011 In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following up to five million tweets a day.