Indian author Chetan Bhagat promoted his latest book with the hashtag #18ThingsIWant -- and trended.
Twitter users take to #47percent to bash 2012 Republican party presidentiable Mitt Romney's statements in a leaked video.
Twitter goes abuzz with the 40th American Music Awards.
A ninth-grade project to test how far <a href="/analytics/art4me">#art4me</a> will go sparks renewed appreciation for art around the world.
In Aug 22, 2012, the hashtags #emergency2012 and #GOIblocks trended as Twitter India users cried foul on the government's alleged censorship action.
<a href="/analytics/emmys">#Emmys</a> prank featuring Jimmy Kimmel and <a href="/analytics/tracymorgan">#TracyMorgan</a> gets massive Twitter attention.
Being in-the-know on the Japan National Elections on December 16, 2012 is about to go viral with the hashtag <a href="/analytics/generalelection">#GeneralElection</a>.
<a href="/analytics/halfthesky">#HalfTheSky </a> hopes to build greater awareness through a four-hour film that highlights the plight of women around the world.
The cryptic Twitter post by a teenage girl before she reportedly disappeared has sparked a wave support for her search with #HelpFindKara.
<a href="/analytics/IAdmitThat">#IAdmitThat</a> inspires Twitter users to reveal hidden truths about themselves online.
The director's <a href="/analytics/IfOnlyIWereMexican">#IfOnlyIWereMexican</a> hashtag intended to criticize Mitt Romney backfires as netizens resort to stereotypes.
The Indian government marks its first ever Twitter conference with <a href="/analytics/doi">#DOI</a>
Twitter goes ablaze with the 2013 NCAA season.
In August 31, 2012, Malaysians may have set a new world record by sending a massive 3.6 million tweets in a span of 60 minutes as citizens celebrated Independence Day.
The hashtag #ModernSeinfeld is now onTwitter where online users can share their own ideas on how the story would have gone in recent times.
MTV UK uses hashtag to promote a show -- and succeeds dramatically.
<a href="/analytics/MuslimRage">#MuslimRage</a> injects humor (and a better understanding) into a very serious global issue.
<a href="/analytics/netanyahu">#Netanyahu</a> trended after the Israeli PM presented a cartoonish photo of a bomb at the most recent <a href="/analytics/UN">#UN</a> meeting.
National Football League fans took their frustrations to Twitter after a controversial win by the Seahawks against the Green Bay Packers.
Social media "bows" down to one of the greatest leaders this world has ever known.
Kellogg's UK launches new Special K product with a pop-up store and Twitter currency.
Twitter is shutting down fake user accounts featuring politicians ahead of the 2012 US national elections.
Twitter reportedly seeks entertainment bigwigs to claim seats at its board.
#VSFashionShow trends on Twitter as the breathtakingly stunning event unfolds. Don't you just wish you were there?
<a href="/analytics/whatifchicago">#WhatIfChicago</a> hopes to reduce gun-related violence in the city as crowd tweets ideas and thought-leaders get set for debate on October 11.
Laughter is the best medicine -- even in under 140 characters.
Twitter is a rich source of valuable tech information -- and the best are certainly there to answer your questions.
Getting the right followers on Twitter may sound easy, but it's actually trickier to keep them.
Here are 10 ways to make the most out of your Twitter experience, whether for social or business purposes.
For a stress-free holiday season, everything you need is on Twitter.
Whether you’re new to business or wish to improve customer service and sales, there are a number of hashtags that will be helpful in accomplishing your online objectives.
There are techniques that will effectively convert followers into loyal buyers without being accused of being a hard sell.
Twitter is a product of tech genius. Here's out list of the most prolific tech geeks on the micro-blogging community.
Lighten up your Twitter feed and enjoy the micro-blogging experience by adding these names to your 'following' list.
On Twitter, it's not enough that you have thousands of followers. You have to nurture your online relationships to maximize the experience and, if you're a company, boost brand recall and sales.
Having a large number of Twitter followers means you get your message out to more people, who will likely retweet to more if they like what you say. Here's how to boost your numbers.
As Twitter carves a niche for itself as a legitimate source of information, many educational organizations and online colleges are investing on Twitter to provide relevant and quick information to current and potential students.
Here's our brief guide to the Twitter accounts of the sporting industry's sexiest females.
By now you probably already know what "Promoted" can give you on Twitter. Here's what NOT to do.
What does it take for your business account to gain a solid following?
Parody accounts are funny; but there are limits to creating them. Here are the rules.
Promoting yourself on Twitter is okay; but when it becomes a hard sell, people will no doubt back away.
In order to build a positive Twitter brand, you have to be familiar with the different methods and tools that will build your presence online.
Getting people to follow you on Twitter, or any social media platform, is a challenge. Here's how to increase your follower count.
Trolls, when handled the right way, can actually be turned toward your favor.
Twitter is an effective venue to land your dream job. Here's how to compose yourself and your tweets to make job hunting a success.
Having followers is great, but how can you be sure you're attracting the right people?
What drives a Twitter user to click "follow"?
We have here a list of 50 most followed news accounts on Twitter as of October 20, 2012.
Here's a list of 50 of the world's most powerful people on Twitter.
Live tweeting is not all about churning out posts blow-by-blow. It's about rich content, user engagement and timeliness. Here are the seven golden rules.
Executives on Twitter abide by these 7 basic tenets for a successful micro-blogging presence.
Tweeting should be an enjoyable experience. Here's how to make sure it does not stress you out.
Stop these 7 social media blunders and never do them again.
The benefits (and joy) Twitter brings can be maximized by getting rid of these common misconceptions on its use.
Nine third-party applications seeking to link with the largest micro-blogging community can now breathe easy after receiving the green light to continue.
ABC Television creates a huge Twitter buzz for Premiere Week with Tweetapalooza.
Twitter has made it convenient for users to see who has interacted them with nifty tabs that let you see activity in one page.
Twitter has partnered with Buddy Media to create age screening solutions for brand markets to connect with the right age groups online.
US advocate group purchases #failingagenda hashtag to increase awareness on the incumbent president's "failing agenda."
AmEx partners with Twitter to make hashtag shopping possible.
The social media giant is upping its presence in South Korea with more local partnerships, endorsements.
If you're unsure why you need Twitter and what to do with it, this is a great place to begin.
<a href="/analytics/blackfriday/">#BlackFriday</a> jolts US consumers' buying power post-Thanksgiving. Where will YOU be?
Twitter is a free world where you can post anything you want at any time, but how much is too much?
They may be Twitter's biggest names and most important executives, but when it comes to actual tweeting -- they fall short. Does it matter?
Twitter is a fun way for your child to explore and learn new things, but it can also threaten his or her security and privacy. Here's how you can help make micro-blogging a safe and pleasant experience for your child.
<a href="/analytics/CyberMonday">#CyberMonday</a> may just be the Monday that comes after <a href="/analytics/BlackFriday">#BlackFriday</a> but it is also one of the most celebrated shopping events in the US and some parts of the world.
US vice president Joe Biden shows how to <a href="/analytics/literally/">#literally</a> mix politics and micro-blogging trends.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston has announced that he will be tweeting about "Death With Dignity" each day until the November 6, 2012 US national election.
Twitter teams with up with ComedyCentral for online laugh fest.
Bruce Willis' wife disputes controversy over his iTunes library via Twitter.
For your business to have a successful online presence, you need to invest in building a good reputation and establishing credibility.
Buying followers will increase your stats, but it will certainly not boost your reputation.
Sharing personal details is acceptable but only to a certain degree. Some of these can lead to permanent damage.
How do celebrities deal with their social media accounts?
More CEOs are realizing the value of a direct social media presence to establish credibility and reach out to more clients.
Changed your mind? You can revive your deactivated Twitter account. Here's how.
An effective #hashtag is one that engages the most people and gets the most attention online. Here are tips to choosing the right hashtag that will help boost your online presence.
Identifying with the right users to follow on Twitter will help improve your status online.
A recent infographic shows that Christmas shoppers in the US consult <a href="/analytics/twitter">#Twitter</a> before they buy anything. Read on to find out how to maximize your online presence this season.
The first day of the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012 faced a huge stir on the Twitterverse as thousands of pro-Republican microbloggers joined in on the viral campaign featuring Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood talking to an <a href="/analytics/emptychair">#emptychair</a>.
Twitter is such a vast, public space and anyone can know what you're doing. Here's how to shield yourself and protect your privacy.
When the Burger King Twitter account was hacked, its team was quick to turn the situation around.
Even casual Twitter conversations can turn into viable business relationships.
Finding the right job on Twitter starts with a professional account, among others. Here are the basic elements of a job-hunt ready profile.
Parodies are a largely accepted practice both online and offline as an effective way to both inform and entertain. On Twitter, parody accounts are allowed, as long as they don't go below the belt. Here's how to create one without breaking any rules.
<a href="/analytics/wt20">#WT20</a> marks a milestone as the first worldwide cricket event with a massive social media campaign.
The famous rover has a feed @MarsCuriosityTwitter which aims to have a tone that will best suit the most excellent rover produced for Mars.
Speeches by Democrats appear to have more activity on Twitter than the Republicans in the 2012 conventions.
Study finds that the more you tweet about politics, the more likely people will notice and donate money.
As the Internet becomes an indispensable part of learning, social media has turned into a vital tool to enhance education.
At a time technology is king, a social media strategy is a must for any business.
An enhanced profile page boosts your brand's appeal -- and will get you more followers.
Authors and writers on Twitterverse are using hashtags to easily connect with each other online.
According to a recently conducted study, ties created on social networking site Facebook are stronger compared to those built on Twitter.
Twitter users must understand the potential damage and legal implications a single tweet with unfounded information can cause.
The hashtag #twitterfiction has been recently created to provide a venue where online users can share fictional stories and entice others to become interested on writing and literature.
There are several applications that can help you find out who <a href="http://www.hashtags.org/analytics/unfollow/">unfollowed</a> you on Twitter. Here are the top three.
With millions of users posting on Twitter every day, it can be helpful to know the most prolific ones that will help establish your company for the long term.
Hashtags are redefining how we travel.
Mayor Jeri Muoio of West Palm Beach, Florida holds a 'town hall' meeting on Twitter with #askmuoio.
To succeed in social media marketing, you have to reach out to your market.
Following updates on Hurricane Sandy using the #sandy hashtag could very well be the key to better disaster preparedness.
One of your primary objectives on Twitter is to gain as many followers as possible to boost your reputation and keep you visible to your target audience. Here are 10 important questions answered.
Despite the narrowing gender divide, females still find the games industry leaning favorably towards males which is why the hashtag #1reasonwhy was created.
National governments see potential in Twitter to help stop shady cross-border financial deals.
Create custom looks for your Twitter page and establish a more solid online brand.
With just 140 characters to a tweet, selling without being a hard sell can be quite a challenge. Here's how to creatively display your offerings online.
You can let your followers know where you are by tweeting with your location. Here's how.
Facebook's European sites experienced down times recently, with an anonymous hacker claiming it was his handiwork.
Hackers claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army are on a roll -- and are targeting major news agencies.
#PrayForVancouver trends after an earthquake hits Haida Gwaii, an archipelago on the North Coast of British Columbia in Canada.
Halloween is usually celebrated with scares -- but Twitter users this year took a turn toward humor.
Online users can be located and reached by specific companies depending on the hashtags that they’re using. Here's how hashtag targeting works.
When talking about a natural disaster or tumultuous event on social media, how should you treat it?
Here are the most widely used Twitter hashtags for the financial professionals and for students of finance.
Nowadays, social media is the go-to channel if you want your event to reach the most people in the fastest time.
Today's homeless youth may not be too far from the regular sheltered teens when it comes to a social media presence.
Seesmic, the medium popularly used for various social media desktop, mobile and Internet applications, has been acquired by HootSuite
According to expert marketers, individuals who watch TV turn to social media to acquire as well as share more information about related shows in real time. And this "second screen" interaction is growing.
A large Twitter following completes the micro-blogging experience. For your posts to make a difference, they need to reach a lot of people.
The rate of somebody retweeting your tweet will depend on how you project yourself to your followers and the kind of content you share.
How can promoted accounts help your business grow?
What are Twitter lists and what do you get out of them?
If you're unsure what to do next on your Twitter account, browsing through "Discover" could be an eye-opener.
Faith is such a strong force to bring people together -- and for the church, one surefire way to get people involved in a cause is to reach out through social media.
Having a tweet button on your website will help maximize your online presence and boost your audience significantly.
There are certain rules to abide by in order to get the most out of joining a tweet chat.
In majority of instances, we create Twitter profiles to be able to follow and attract followers. Here's how to make your profile inviting enough for the right people.
Twitter Lists are a convenient way for users to group interests or other users in one thread for better continuity of posts and updates.
It's easy to make a <a href="/analytics">#hashtag</a> on Twitter, but it takes extra analysis to create a hashtag that will become a trending topic. Here are some tips to help get yours on the front page.
You can make your tweeting experience richer by posting photos with your tweets. Here's how.
Investing in a number of techniques and staying updated will enhance the way you communicate with potential clients. Here's how to keep your account fresh.
You can initiate a live tweet of any event and become the go-to source for anything about a specific occasion. Here's how to start one and stay relevant.
Twitter is a social media site above all. Thus, it is a great way to find like-minded people from all parts of the world and make new friends.
You may have a great-looking Twitter account, but are you attracting the right people?
You can set yourself up to never run out of tweeting ideas by following these 5 critical steps.
On Twitter, you can get in touch with even the most famous celebrities -- but it's a different story if you get too close.
Hosting a Twitter party or a tweet chat is relatively easy and can significantly give your online reputation a boost if you do it right.
Hashtag campaigns are effective in boosting business volume -- if done right. Here's how to make sure nothing goes wrong.
Twitter users need to be extra vigilant when it comes to protecting their private information and photos online. Here's how to make sure your photos don't get to the wrong eyes.
You can choose who follows you and who you'd rather not read your tweets. Here's how to screen requests.
Your business will definitely benefit from Twitter's vast reach and resources by setting a dedicated corporate and support account. Here's how you can start one.
You can set a worldwide trend by starting your own hashtag.
To determine which hashtags are trending well, you can try some online tools and sites that provide analytics and data.
If you have multiple social media accounts, TweetDeck is a great way to manage them all under one roof. Here's the application's best features.
How to maximize your video's impact through Twitter and hashtag tools.
Twitter noise is the presence of unnecessary posts and unrelated content. Get them out of your feed now.
How you write your bio can help boost your follower count from 0 to 100.
Spam isn't all bad. Here's how to be visible on Twitter without inviting suspicion.
Conducting contests on Twitter is a great way to get your target market engaged and your product exposed to a wider audience. Here's how to maximize its business growing potential.
Change is inevitable, especially with software. Here's how Twitter is coping with Apple's upgrades.
How is your sponsored trend doing and what are people saying about it?
You can have hashtag contests all you want. But without the right analytics tools, you'll never know how they fared. Here are tips.
The micro-blogging giant will soon unveil Twitter Music. Be one of the first to get it.
Are you spending too much of your hours browsing social network sites? This infographic shows us the numbers.
By scrapping its photo sharing feature on Twitter, does this mean that Instagram is finally ready to battle the largest micro-blogging network head on?
Instagram now has Twitter trailing behind when it comes user engagement.
With the embedded Twitter timeline, users will also easily use the tool in the same manner regardless of the website they’re currently on.
A Twitter community account functions as a tool to discuss various matters with a certain language community.
Your follower numbers and sales are declining -- Is it time to remake your image online?
Twitter is set to enter the micro video-sharing sphere with the acquisition of Vine, the video-sharing start-up that's just about to launch.
A recent study shows that while Twitter may reflect what people are thinking -- it's only that of individuals with social media accounts.
The content and timing of tweets are more important than frequency.
Japan is utilizing social media tools like Twitter to disseminate timely information during catastrophies and natural disasters.
For 2012, Harvard University encouraged Jews to post their confessions on Twitter for Yom Kippur.
Networks are cracking down on child actors who post too much information on their social media accounts.
<a href="/analytics/romneyencore">#RomneyEncore</a> trends as 47% (or more) of Americans expressed disdain over Mitt Romney's statements in a leaked video.
When it comes to hashtags, keep it short, simple and direct.
Lindsay Lohan calls Dr Phil a 'fraud' for taking advantage of mom Dina Lohan at a recent interview on the psychiatrist's show.
Lissted allows users to create lists of journalists tweeting on specific topics.
How you respond to clients on Twitter matters.
New Twitter study reveals "mobile-first" users are best targets for social media marketing.
US First Lady Michelle Obama creates a second Twitter account.
Microsoft retires the Facebook and Twitter from Xbox 360, brings in Internet Explorer
Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan headed the group's first ever town hall meeting on Twitter.
Twitter turns into memory lane as users backtrack with <a href="/analytics/IllNeverForget">#IllNeverForget</a>.
On September 6, 2012, The Social Radio introduced its new web application that allows users to listen to their preferred music via their Twitter timelines.
Now you can make video calls through your Twitter or Chrome account.
Twitter unveils new analytics feature; but netizens say 'Why only now?'
Twitter has unveiled a redesigned app for iPad -- now with more images on profile.
The last Newsweek magazine will be printed one final time on December 31, 2012. The hashtag <a href="/analytics/lastprintissue">#LASTPRINTISSUE</a> will be leading its farewell online.
Twitter, Nielsen partnership sets goal to better measure social media effectiveness.
<a href="/analytics/twitter">#Twitter</a> CEO Dick Costolo (<a href="http://twitter.com/dickc">@dickc</a>) is firm: An IPO will never happen.
Famous iOS hacker Charlie Miller joins Twitter's security team.
A new feature that will allow online users to download the full history of their tweets is now available.
The infographic by Burson-Marsteller shows which elite designers got the most buzz during the New York Spring 2013 Fashion Week.
An attempt by Houston's KHOU TV to embed a Twitter feed beside a report on a rapist leads to a mistaken identity issue for a NY journalist.
New York police try to get ahead of local young criminals by tracking their social media activities.
US President Obama urges Twitter users to take part in the Congress' deliberation on the fiscal cliff through <a href="/analytics/my2k">#My2K</a>.
Stay updated with the latest on the country's top universities by following their respective Twitter accounts.
Olympics officials tell Twitter users to control activity, or face coverage delays.
Hordes of Apple's iMessage users turned to Twitter to chat and spread info when the service conked out momentarily.
Hashtags are very valuable in encouraging more people to support your brand, but it also becomes too easy to be excited and, eventually, annoying.
As Facebook-owned Instagram gains momentum, Twitter aims to introduce a new photo-filtering service which will hopefully put an end to the popularity of the photo-sharing platform.
Amid all the brouhaha on Instagram's departure, Twitter forges a deal with Pinterest for added photo-sharing features.
How do you make sure that the people you're 'Following' are the ones you really want to hear from?
Posterous officially migrates into Twitter on April 30, 2013.
A Twitter-commissioned study shows that promoted tweets are, indeed, effective in boosting sales.
It's easy to aimlessly post details of your life on Twitter, but there are some things that should be for your eyes only.
Spammers and hackers will not only ruin your Twitter experience but also possibly destroy your computer. Here's how to avoid them online.
A recent study on Twitter behavior shows that constant micro-blogging activity may actually help you succeed in your weight loss goals.
What may seem like a publicity boost for celebrities can also affect regular folk if the account is managed by the wrong hands.
Unauthorized sharing of your personal information is something reportable on Twitter. Here's how to lock down on unscrupulous individuals and spammers on the micro-blogging community.
Promoting on Twitter is not just about creating a catchy hashtag and tweeting incessantly. There are rules to follow.
Hashtags are a great way to gather information on a specific subject as it allows you to view all conversations made about it under one thread. It is different from Lists in a way that it classifies discussions according to the topic…
Twitter has removed the capability to upload animated GIF avatars as users' profile photos.
Twitter has introduced a new feature that will allow users to share posts via email.
Twitter link shortening service shuts down for 40 minutes worldwide due to a "simple human error" in Melbourne.
Twitter is an effective way to connect with other people from other parts of the world -- but don't let it make up your entire waking life. Here are tips to smarter Twitter use.
There is an existing flaw in the manner that the social micro-blogging site manages SMS manages which poses the risk of hackers getting their hands on your personal information.
Now that you've created a hashtag for your business, how do you maximize its use? Here are valuable tips.
A survey of 1,000 Canadians reveals the social media may be a huge help in emergency situations.
With millions of eyes scanning social media platforms every minute, it is no wonder that politics, for all its seriousness and rhetoric, has agreed to cut messages to under 140 characters just to tap this vast mobile market.
With companies and brands trying to expand their client networks via social media, the methods of responding to customer queries and complaints have also gone beyond pen and paper.
Hilton Hotels understands how to maximize social media. Learn how the company does it.
If social media support were to be any indication of an artist's win in the Grammy's, here's the "supposed" roster of awardees.
What is social purchasing and why do Twitter and AmEx believe it will work?
Will.i.am announces delay in the launch of his willpower album due to song leaks on Twitter.
The micro-blogging giant is set to launch a new app that allows Twitter users to expand tweets by attaching Soundtracking media.
The 'Top Off Our 50th' campaign, which uses the #topthis hashtag, is in celebration of the Needle's 50th year since the World's Fair closed down in 1962.
It’s always best to first read the rules and best practices guidelines on Twitter upon creating an account. Violating these guidelines might lead to the suspension of your account permanently.
Tailored Suggestions places everything that matters to you on your timeline, thereby enhancing your Twitter experience.
Twivo allows you to screen Twitter posts that may contain spoilers.
This 12-month plan serves as your guide to creating a sound and solid social media plan for your self or your business.
A new app inspired by Twitter's features promises zero ads during your social media experience.
Singer Susan Boyle recently launched her new album, "Standing Ovation," alongside a Twitter hashtag campaign <a href="/analytics/susanalbumparty">#susanalbumparty</a> -- which was grossly misinterpreted by netizens.
When Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first Tweet on March 21, 2006 by posting 'just setting up my twttr' Dorsey and his colleagues were simply looking for a way to send text messages on their cell phones.
Twitter's new API guidelines claims another life. News.me shuts down.
Want to know all about retweets (RTs)? Here's a no-nonsense guide.
You don't need a marketing budget to promote your business on Twitter. You can add dozens of new customers in just a matter of days without having to spend so much on advertising, of course, through the right approaches.
Making your Twitter feed politics-free is now possible with Chrome's newest extension.
There are different chat tools for the website that will keep you updated with the latest tweets that actually interest you.
We give you the 12 must-do's when it comes to making a solid professional impression on Twitter.
Financial services industry opens up to social media posting to disseminate information faster
Green Twitter hashtags spark conversations on some of the most pressing environmental issues around the world today.
There are several TV shows to watch out for in February, with some of them having really high social media engagement.
Twitter has served as a primary source of immediate news for many industries and has certainly served as a viable information disseminator for the field of education. Here are the top education-related hashtags.
Twitter has become a valid venue to look for a job and make important hires. Here are the most popular job-related hashtags.
The new MappyHealth website enables users to see what diseases are likely high in their area through the analysis of Twitter trends and activity.
Why do some think trending is the be-all, end-all in social media?
Families with Thanksgiving Day dinner dilemmas can look to Wegmans on Twitter via #Turkey911 for advice on all things turkey for the holiday.
Turkish couple breaks marriage ceremony rules by tweeting their "I do's".
UK business watchdog Companies House has threatened to shut down TweetDeck UK for failing to comply with filing requirements.
Social media users now have greater flexibility in terms of navigation and design with the new TweetDeck.
Maintaining an active and interesting Twitter account can be tedious and daunting. Here's how to lighten the load while staying on top.
Building your first 'following' list on Twitter usually starts with people you actually know. Here's how to find friends, family and specific people in the micro-blogging community.
As more customers turn to Twitter to engage with brands, having a solid client service strategy online becomes necessary. Here's how to maximize your business' micro-blogging presence to make sure customers stay happy.
HTTPS increases your browsing security while on Twitter. Here's how to apply it to your account.
You can find friends or make new ones with 'People You May Know' or terminate an account of a deceased person by officially deactivating it.
Here are some tips to make sure you're attracting the right audience.
You can let your followers know where you are as you tweet. Here's how.
Promoted Trends and Promoted Tweets allow marketers to build a more solid brand strategy that reaches the most number of target audiences.
Clicking the 'favorite' icon on Twitter means you're not just agreeing with a tweet, but also archiving it for future reference.
Tailored suggestions will come in very useful since these grow your network quickly.
So you're not getting enough followers on your Twitter account? There may be some things you're doing wrong.
Social media take their Obamacare opinions to Twitter.
Twitter bulks up its stable with the acquisition of crash reporting tool Crashlytics.
Twitter increases its focus on social TV strategies with its latest acquisition.
The micro-blogging giant acquires back-office processing firm.
Twitter users are asked to be wary of messages (even those from friends) that may contain links leading to viruses.
Twitter improves visual interface by updating the profile pages of all its users on December 12, 2012.
And now, Twitter introduces a way for advertisers to find out how people are reacting to TV shows.
Beyond 140 character tweets, the micro-blogging platform is also a choice shopping destination, says study.
Social media networks are full of potential and current customers that businesses need to target better. Here's how you can apply strategies on Twitter.
As Twitter evolves, so does the way it connects with the community.
Twitter has a new COO and CFO.
A glitch in the Twitter tech room prompts panic during a major political event in China -- but the firm was quick to douse rumors of a hacking attempt.
Twitter is sunsetting @Anywhere and Hovercard as it makes way for new and improved features.
Twitter has begun testing its country-specific blocking ability with a supposed illegal entity in Germany.
Twitter has surpassed the 500 million mark for registered users in June 2012.
90s hit TV show "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" resurfaces as a Twitter account that discusses events that would have been in the year 2012.
Twitter finally douses gender sensitivity issue by adding a very qualified female to its board.
Indians all over the world come together on Twitter to celebrate Diwali.
Jack Dorsey gets a lighter role as colleagues call him "difficult to work with."
You can hold a <a href="/analytics/contest">#contest</a> on Twitter, but there are rules you need to follow.
Being retweeted by another social media user can increase your visibility and increase the likelihood of getting more followers on Twitter. Here's how to do it right.
Twitter has upgraded its content sharing capability with the 'Discover' feature.
Twitter finally opens a representative office in one of the world's largest economies.
Twitter has widened its localized trends feature with new cities and more to come.
Twitter is facing a $50M lawsuit after refusing to reveal the identities of the users who used an anti-semitic hashtag on its platform.
Twitter users find a better way to help other understand the US fiscal cliff by using #StarWarsFiscalCliff.
Twitter is a seamless experience once you master the basics. Here are the top 10 must-know Twitter tips.
If you play your tweets right, you can get the best people through Twitter.
Twitter for Mac is not happening -- at least not soon.
The world's largest microblogging platform is going public -- are you buying?
Twitter users can stay updated with the recent news and updates on New York Fashion Week (<a href="/analytics/nyfw">#NYFW</a>) and Fashion's Night Out (<a href="/analytics/fno">#FNO</a>).
Twitter has given third-party app developers 6 months to comply with its new guidelines or face total disability to ride on the platform's growth.
Twitter is giving away $1 million worth of free ad opportunities to the first 10,000 eligible small business owners.
Twitter goes abuzz as the 46th Annual <a href="/analysis/cmaawards">#CMAAwards</a> showcases the US country music industry's best of the best in one roof.
Every day, the social media giant introduces some new -- discreetly.
Learn more about that Gold Star and why it's important.
Feeling lost around Twitter? The new autocomplete function will help lead you to the right group.
You can read what netizens are saying on Twitter, but do you know what they're feeling?
TIME magazine turns to the Twitterverse to generate opinions for 2013 Person of the Year award.
Take that, homophobes! Twitter turns <a href="/analytics/SignsYoSonIsGay">#SignsYoSonIsGay</a> into a positive take on the accomplishments of the gay community.
A number of senior executives from Twitter recently flew to Australia to talk to a number of media groups, social media experts and big sporting organizations to discuss its plans of launching an office in the country.
Marketers can now access a wider market by targeting specific keywords and phrases.
A new Twitter feature helps simplify advertising and branding online.
Thank goodness Twitter has given us the power to choose who to follow, who to unfollow, and if need be, who to block.
How to be above the rest on social media.
Shortly after announcing that it will be setting up an office in Australia, Twitter shared that it will also be opening new offices in Paris, France.
How do you get people's attention on the world's largest micro-blogging platform?
Twitter goes beyond 140 characters and into live reality TV.
Just when you thought Twitter couldn't get any bigger, in comes this massive deal with Starcom.
Twitter has partnered with one of Asia's largest digital agencies to boost advertising in 5 Southeast Asian countries.
Twitter goes global with new advertising targets.
Twitter is a great place to learn a lot of things in real time, but most of these are information you DON'T need. Here's how to clean up.
To see all updates on breaking headlines and trends for your location, the Stories tab has made it convenient for you to access them all in one page.
Twitter is gearing up for a strong Latin American presence by setting up a sales office in Brazil.
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris' information to the feds.
Before 2012 ends, Twitter users will be able to access and download all their personal tweets and archives and keep them offline.
Twitter town halls are an effective way for policy makers and local leaders to directly engage with concerned citizens and answer queries point-blank. Here's how to start one.
Twitter may encourage free speech, but it's certainly no place for abusive behavior. Here's how to report violations.
New guidelines by UK authorities show that online trolls may be absolved of wrongdoing if proven to have been drunk at the time of posting.
New Twitter update classifies and measures tweet value.
A recent attack on 250,000 user accounts has prompted Twitter to finally strengthen its security with a new platform.
Jarvis Britton's Twitter comments against Obama may be "harmless" but they were grave enough to land him audience with a federal grand jury.
Reports say Twitter had offered to acquire Instagram, but didn't put it on paper.
Research firm eMarketer says Facebook might be able to outdo Twitter's mobile ad revenue in 2013, but for 2012, it's still Twitter's ballgame.
Read about Twitter's rules trademarks and how far your accounts can go with borrowing logos, statements and symbols.
Betaworks launches a new App that will make sharing and viewing photos on Twitter and Instagram much easier.
Twitter and Nielsen recently announced an agreement that will create a new TV ratings measurement based on social media activity.
Twitter, along with six other tech companies based in San Francisco, will be provided with local tax breaks from the city for providing charitable contributions.
How would you like it if your government had access to your social media activity?
British Prime Minister David Cameron finally joins the Twitterverse and gets an 'earful' of comments.
Why impressions matter in hashtag analysis as much as the number of tweets.
You are what you tweet. Here's how to make sure your tweets get you into the career you want.
To usher in the start of the Christmas season, netizens have gone on to boost the spirit of philanthropy with <a href="/analytics/GivingTuesday">#GivingTuesday</a>.
The 2012 US national elections is taking its bid to a wider and more passionate audience -- Twitter!
Sacramento startups bring online business networks offline.
2012 US presidential candidate Mitt Romney pioneers as the first to buy a Twitter hashtag for a campaign.
International recruitment is a matter seriously considered by US institutions and public agencies.
A new kind of fear has risen -- that is, the fear of not being able to log on to one's online social media accounts.
You can keep more than one Twitter account for various purposes and keep them all in one roof.
Social media site Twitter will be removing TweetDeck apps for iPhone, Android and Facebook beginning May 2013.
Local marketing efforts are generally similar everywhere, but there will always be something that will set a group of strategies apart because certain groups prefer certain things done a certain way.
Businesses around the globe are starting to utilize hashtags as a way to increase their marketing efforts and help to get their brand noticed online.
You can cross your posts from Twitter to Facebook in one go.
Hugo Chavez assumes another term as President of Venezuela and announces his cabinet on Twitter.
The verified account badge confirms the legitimacy of the Twitter accounts you are following.
Twitter may have lofty expectations for its new acquisition, Vine, but things immediately turned bad when the app featured a short explicit video as one of its “editor’s pick”.
Vine enhances 6-second video experience with hashtags.
Twitter partners with Vizify for the second time around for this new nifty tool.
Social-media driven weddings are now the "in" thing.
Hashtag pages are made and designed to improve the way trends and brands are promoted on social media networks. Here's why your business/event needs it.
You can build a stronger online presence for your brand with Promoted Tweets on Twitter.
Protected tweets allow you to control who views your posts.
A trend on Twitter refers to a hashtag-driven topic that is immediately popular at a particular time. Trends are often created to promote a cause, an event or simply to build a massive online discussion about a subject.
Marking favorites allows you to bring all tweets you actually like in one place.
A direct message, a DM for short, is a post sent privately to another Twitter user while signed on to the platform.
Retweets are a quick and easy way to forward information to your followers without having to type a message from scratch.
A tweetup allows you to put a face to the name and expand your network further.
URL shorteners are great tools to make more space for personalization on your tweets.
Replies and Mentions are the best and most visible way to reach out to your followers on Twitter. Maximizing their use ensures a large following and a highly-respected Twitter presence.
So a hashtag is trending worldwide; what does it mean? We discuss why a hashtag trends and what it means for you or your business.
Hashtags are powerful and effective -- if you know how to use them. Here are the top things you should NEVER do if you want to be taken seriously online.
Has your Twitter account been a victim of hacking? Here's what you can do.
While Twitter is a free universe, certain types of posts are sure to get your follower count down.
Why are hashtags all over Twitter and why they are so important? Here's the lowdown on the hashed keywords you love and hate at the same time.
Here are the top trending hashtags in the last 24 hours.
The New York Stock Exchange turns to social media for timely trading updates.
2012 was a year of love for most celebrities. Here's our compilation of the most talked-about engagement announcements this year.
Analytics will guide you on how to improve your social media strategies in a way that will ultimately lead to more online followers and income.
The simplified guide to why hashtags matter.
Why are top CEOs on Twitter and what do they do?
Not all hashtags make it to the trending list. Here's are the reasons why some hashtags don't make the roster and why some fail entirely.
If you have very few followers but follow a whole lot of people, then you might want to check the way you handle your Twitter account.
Piggybacking on a hashtag is a marketing ploy that is looked down upon by many. Here's why.
Buying followers will increase your follower numbers, but it certainly won't help boost your reputation.
Engagement, or interacting and exchanging messages with other Twitter users, is the core of micro-blogging. By getting into conversations with others, you bring a deeper purpose into your online account.
To keep your followers (and customers), you have to communicate and engage.
When it comes to marketing on the world's largest social media community, location targeting may go farther than simply setting a national campaign.
A hashtag is a keyword phrase used in Twitter conversations with the primary purpose of bringing conversations on the same topic in a single thread.
Here are some reasons why it matters that you're on Twitter and how you can maximize your presence online.
Twitter Tussle is a nifty new app that pits words against each other in a popularity battle.
By the end of 2012, the Catholic community's most influential man will join the world's largest social media platform.
Numbers matter on Twitter -- but should you really follow back everyone who follows you?
Treat your bio as you would yourself in real life. Here's how to make sure your profile maintains respectability online.
When people are out to ruin your social media reputation, what should you do? Here's how the giant companies dealt with their haters.