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sixth birthday

Facebook’s (other) major milestone

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The social network’s IPO is a milestone — and it could join the Fortune 500 list in record time. By Sierra Jiminez, contributor FORTUNE — Facebook’s blockbuster IPO isn’t the only milestone the company is passing by going public. If all goes well in 2012, the company is expected to...
Facebook’s (other) major milestone

Search Engine Land Turns Six, Celebrates With New Editor-In-Chief & Expansion Plans

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It’s our sixth birthday here at Search Engine Land, and we’ve got some news — a new editor-in-chief and expansion plans for the future. Congratulations to Matt McGee, on his new position as Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land & Marketing Land and Search Engine Land! He... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Search Engine Land Turns Six, Celebrates With New Editor-In-Chief & Expansion Plans

PlayStation 3 global sales hit 70 million, over 15 million Move controllers sold

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Sony has announced that it's now sold over 70 million PlayStation 3 consoles. Direct from the console maker itself, it also revealed that more than 15 million PlayStation Move motion controllers have been sold since its launch over two years ago. Meanwhile, the slightly aging (but constantly tweaked) base...
PlayStation 3 global sales hit 70 million, over 15 million Move controllers sold

Sony PlayStation 3 Sales Hit 70 Million Worldwide After ~Six Years, Move Controller Clocks Up 15 Million In ~Two Years

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Latest missive from the games console wars: Sony has announced cumulative sales of its PlayStation 3 reached 70 million units on November 4, a few days short of the machine’s sixth birthday. Microsoft’s rival Xbox 360 console achieved the 70 million cumulative sales milestone back in September, according to Microsoft’s...
Sony PlayStation 3 Sales Hit 70 Million Worldwide After ~Six Years, Move Controller Clocks Up 15 Million In ~Two Years

With 140 million active users and 340 million tweets per day, Twitter is officially mainstream

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Hot on the heels of Twitter’s 6th birthday, the company has released some stats that shed light on just how much it has grown since 2006. According to Twitter, the site has more than 140 million active users, with over 340 million Tweets per day. This means that a jaw-dropping...
With 140 million active users and 340 million tweets per day, Twitter is officially mainstream

Hillary Clinton’s ‘tech guru’ on how social networks are forcing “a massive shift in power”

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Fresh from celebrating its sixth birthday yesterday, Twitter has been praised as a prominent social network that is bringing a cosmic shift to the world, according to Alec Ross, the US government’s Senior Advisor for Innovation. The microblogging service, Facebook and Web-based services were praised by Ross who, speaking exclusively...
Hillary Clinton’s ‘tech guru’ on how social networks are forcing “a massive shift in power”

Comscore: Android still top US smartphone OS, but iPhone top smartphone and iOS gaining

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Despite some handwringing over Apple’s somewhat slowing iPhone growth, its share of smartphone subscribers has continued to rise in its biggest market: the U.S. On Wednesday ComScore published a report taking the temperature of the smartphone market in Apple’s home country and it is at No. 1 with a 37.8...
Comscore: Android still top US smartphone OS, but iPhone top smartphone and iOS gaining

Trayvon Martin, Twitter's birthday and a Romney music video -- a week in social media

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Almost everyone will miss almost everything discussed on social media. Here's what was hot last week, including widely shared topics such as the killing of Trayvon Martin, Twitter's sixth birthday and more. [Read more]...
Trayvon Martin, Twitter's birthday and a Romney music video -- a week in social media

Twitter's sixth birthday: first tweets by the tweeters you know best

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Check out some of our favorite Twitter forays by notorious celebrity tweeters and send then us your own first tweet!Six years ago today, the world was sent its first tweet. With just two words – and far shorter than the 140 character limit – Twitter founder Jack Dorsey was the...
Twitter's sixth birthday: first tweets by the tweeters you know best

Six-Year-Old Twitter Now Has 140M Active Users Sending 340M Tweets Per Day

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Today marks Twitter’s sixth birthday, when founder Jack Dorsey and Twitter’s first members started using the communications platform. And the company has posted a number of stats about its growth in usage. Twitter now has 140 million active users is seeing 340 million Tweets a day (more than double what...
Six-Year-Old Twitter Now Has 140M Active Users Sending 340M Tweets Per Day

This week in social media: celebrations, sexism and sharing Facebook passwords

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This week in social media has certainly had its ups and downs. An up was celebrating the original social media darling, Twitter’s sixth birthday. The very same social network made headlines for some of its users for some pretty negative reasons, as a publicly tweeted argument snowballed with Geeklist coming under...
This week in social media: celebrations, sexism and sharing Facebook passwords

Watch as celebrities read their meanest @replies from Twitter [Video]

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Following Twitter’s sixth birthday, Jimmy Kimmel has decided to celebrate by calling on fellow celebrities to read the meanest messages they’ve ever received on Twitter. Believe it or not, some famous people actually do check up on their Twitter accounts, while other leave that job to their respective PR agencies....
Watch as celebrities read their meanest @replies from Twitter [Video]

Twitter offers full tweet download

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System gives 500 million users chance to browse all their tweets and retweets through web browserTwitter is offering its 500 million users a download containing the entire archive of their tweets - including data such as where, when and with what they tweeted.The chance to grab an archive of your...
Twitter offers full tweet download

Twitter in 2012: A year of conflicts, product evolution and cranking up the cash machine

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Twitter’s 2012 was rather busy, to put it mildly. The social networking (oh sorry, real-time information, media and news distribution network) company celebrated its sixth birthday in March and revealed last December that it currently services over 200 million active monthly users, now also including Pope Benedict XVI and first...
Twitter in 2012: A year of conflicts, product evolution and cranking up the cash machine

Blast from the Past: Vintage Technologies That We No Longer Use

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Most of the technologies that we have used in the past have been eclipsed by the remarkable technology that we use today. Advances in their design have occurred in tandem with the advances in technology in this digital era, with many large products being redesigned and miniaturized into amazingly small...
Blast from the Past: Vintage Technologies That We No Longer Use

In 6 years, Twitter becomes major social, political player

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As Twitter celebrates its sixth birthday this week, observers note that the microblogging site has evolved from a social network for blogging about what you ate for breakfast to a tool for promoting social and political change....
In 6 years, Twitter becomes major social, political player

To Twitter, on Your Sixth Birthday

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It’s Twitter’s sixth birthday today, counting from when Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006. According to Wikipedia, here are some child development markers we can expect from a six-year-old: “Movements are more precise and deliberate, though some clumsiness persists”; “span of attention increases; can concentrate effort...
To Twitter, on Your Sixth Birthday

Happy Sixth Birthday, Twitter

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Twitter’s still in its honeymoon period, but that won’t last forever. At some point, it’s going to be less of a wunderkammer, and more of a regrettable necessity. – Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon, in an article entitled “Why Twitter will get more annoying”...
Happy Sixth Birthday, Twitter
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