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Apple's online services struggles continue with GameCenter, iCloud, iTunes outage

Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

Why Hollywood Needs To Make TV More Tweetable [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: The more people are tweeting about a show, the higher its ratings are, says Nielsen. A study shows that for the 18-34 age bracket, a 4.2 percent increase in Tweets means a 1% ratings rise -- and that's for a...
Why Hollywood Needs To Make TV More Tweetable [THE BRIEF]
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

Twitter for Windows 8 released

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Twitter has released an app for Windows 8, with several features designed specifically for the new operating system from Microsoft. The company said the app features two Windows charms for searching and making posts on Twitter. The search feature is similar to existing Twitter apps, allowing users to find...
Twitter for Windows 8 released
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Tory Twitter 'lemmings' backfire with Eastleigh byelection message

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Spate of identical tweets on housing policy bring accusations that Tories still grappling with subtleties of digital campaigningAfter a bumpy start to the byelection campaign, which saw their candidate claim state schools were not good enough for her son, it appeared the Tory party was back "on message" with a...
Tory Twitter 'lemmings' backfire with Eastleigh byelection message

Now playing: Twitter #music

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Today, we're releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists. It also brings artists’ music-related Twitter activity front and center: go to...
Now playing: Twitter #music

Professional Boxer Gets Trolled On Twitter, Shows Up At Guy's House

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Sadly, for my purposes at least, internet trolls aren't always as entertaining as the antics of On press Inc. In fact, often times childish and uncreative trolling can produce some really unfortunate results. In particular, I'm recalling the twitter troll whose efforts culminated in a SWAT team and TV...
Professional Boxer Gets Trolled On Twitter, Shows Up At Guy's House

Twitter's latest buy: big data startup Lucky Sort

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The social networking giant is likely hoping the startup can help it better understand how to monetize the billions of tweets that run through its system every year. [Read more]...
Twitter's latest buy: big data startup Lucky Sort
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Twitter's Lead Generation Card gives brands your info with just the click of a button

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Twitter Cards are meant to enhance a user's -- er, advertiser's -- tweets with relevant links and photo previews. Three such cards currently exist, but today the social network introduced a new one: the Lead Generation Card (marketing speak, much?), which essentially lets users accept discounts and provide the...
Twitter's Lead Generation Card gives brands your info with just the click of a button

Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top

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TV thriller Broadchurch was an extraordinary hit. Perhaps most surprising was the fact that it was on ITV, not always seen as the home of edgy entertainment. But that's changingThere was something out of the ordinary about Broadchurch, the TV murder mystery that kept nearly 10 million viewers guessing until...
Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top

Will Apple Sideline Siri Before She Kills Google?

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Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan is a freelance Content Strategist and armchair futurist. He has worked in marketing for Asana, Twilio and Salesforce. Follow him on Twitter @dankaplan. In the wake of Apple’s big iOS 7 reveal, there has been much hoopla and quibbling. The bulk about it has centered around the...
Will Apple Sideline Siri Before She Kills Google?

Here's How To Measure Influence On Twitter

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Social Authority: Our Measure of Twitter Influence (SEOmoz)"Social Authority" is...
Here's How To Measure Influence On Twitter

Celebrities reveal their inner Alan Partridge on Twitter

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Michael Hogan enjoys the public banality of the famous through their tweetsIt's been an exciting week for fans of North Norfolk Digital's finest broadcaster, with the first trailer appearing online for the long-awaited Alan Partridge film - code-named Alpha Papa, due for release on 7 August, and starring the likes...
Celebrities reveal their inner Alan Partridge on Twitter
Twitter rolls out #Music app for iPhone and web, with iTunes, Spotify and Rdio integration

Kenyan web monitors work to avert election violence

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Researchers keep check on hate speech in blogs and tweets amid fears of repeat of 2007 deathsIn the corner of a light, airy room in Nairobi, three young Kenyans are staring at computer screens, quietly scrolling through thousands of blogs, tweets and comments, searching for hate speech before the Kenyan...
Kenyan web monitors work to avert election violence

Hashtags: from Twitter to Facebook

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Tweeters have been organising their thoughts using hashtags for years. Now Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring them to his social networking siteAge: First used on Twitter in August, 2007. So five and a half.Appearance: #likethisAnd what exactly is a hashtag? Anything preceded by a #.As in? As in #nothelpful.That's not helpful....
Hashtags: from Twitter to Facebook

TuneIn launches TuneIn Live, hopes to encourage radio station discovery through custom UI

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With around 70,000 stations from around the world in its database, TuneIn is rightly one of the more popular radio apps out there. Unfortunately, it also means customers don't always have the easiest time finding what they want, something the Palo Alto firm plans to fix with a new...
TuneIn launches TuneIn Live, hopes to encourage radio station discovery through custom UI

Blip Enhance For The Internet

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I keep thinking back to this comment left on AVC by Mike Nolan a few weeks ago: How about Blip Enhance – a small piece of code that continuously sends false privacy data to Google... Early navel combat in the post RADAR world took two approaches. Minimize your return signal...
Blip Enhance For The Internet

Yahoo & Twitter Bring Real-Time Tweets To Yahoo's Newsfeed

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Yahoo announced a partnership with Twitter today to include real-time tweets from media outlets, politicians and celebrities in the Yahoo homepage newsfeed. In a post titled “@yahoo delivers #bestoftheweb”, Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer said users will see “relevant and personalized... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Yahoo & Twitter Bring Real-Time Tweets To Yahoo's Newsfeed
Marissa Mayer Explains Yahoo's Display Ad Revenue Drop [THE BRIEF]

The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

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Since spotting Twitter's power for connecting subject specialists, Joe Dale has been an ambassador of social networking. Here, he describes Twitter's impact on the MFL teaching communityEver since I was first inspired by the power of technology for enhancing language learning, I've been passionate about connecting with similar enthusiastic educators....
The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

These Two Charts Explains Why Twitter Changed Its Mobile App

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Twitter just revamped its mobile apps with a heavy emphasis on search. Essentially, it's now easier to search, and results for Twitter accounts to follow are mixed in with relevant tweets--you no longer have to decide in advance what kind of search you're doing. That's smart from a product perspective....
These Two Charts Explains Why Twitter Changed Its Mobile App

Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

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Images of an alleged Nokia EOS chassis have leaked from what appears to be a factory, lending some credence to previous rumors of a camera-centric handset from the Finnish outfit. Other shots from GSM Arena and a Twitter user called @ViziLeaks, (with exactly three tweets under that name) also...
Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Tweeted 'Stay Safe People' On Day Of The Bombing

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A Twitter account being linked to Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, "Suspect 2" in the Boston bombings tweeted a reference to a song sampled by Jay-Z, with a warning to "stay safe people", on the day of the bombing. Ain't no love in the heart of the city, stay safe people --...
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Tweeted 'Stay Safe People' On Day Of The Bombing

Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'

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A few years ago, we wrote about how many elected officials in Congress get to skip through airport security when they fly -- which might explain why they're not so concerned with the intrusive nature (and lack of effectiveness) of today's security theater at airports. It turns out that this...
Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'
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