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Watching The Super Bowl For Ads? Study Says It’s Normal

Respondents of a social study revealed its the ads that bring them to watch.

“The Voice” Uses Hashtag To Save Contestant

Is your bet at the bottom? Let your hashtag be heard.

“We Will Not Sell Photos,” Instagram Clarifies

Instagram explains new terms of service and clarifies privacy issues after Facebook's takeover.

#18ThingsIWant Shows What It Takes To Really Trend On Twitter

Indian author Chetan Bhagat promoted his latest book with the hashtag #18ThingsIWant -- and trended.

#47Percent Adds Salt to the #RomneyEncore Wound

Twitter users take to #47percent to bash 2012 Republican party presidentiable Mitt Romney's statements in a leaked video.

#AdmitItMitt, #CantAfford4More Fires Up Presidential Debate

Democratic and Republican party supporters engage in Twitter trash-talk with #AdmititMitt vs #CantAfford4More during the final phase of the 2012 presidential debates.

#AMA2012 Trends On The 40th American Music Awards

Twitter goes abuzz with the 40th American Music Awards.

#ArchDigestGreenRoom Trends on the 85th #Oscars

The #Oscars trends on the 85th Academy Awards, but #ArchDigestGreenRoom also has its share of attention.

#Art4Me Sparks Inspiration Worldwide

A ninth-grade project to test how far #art4me will go sparks renewed appreciation for art around the world.

#BlameJayCutler Stabs At ESPN, Then Later Turns Funny

When ESPN asks a terrible question, Twitter users start a trend. Why #BlameJayCutler?

#Ebola-The Next Epidemic?

Will Ebola become as prevalent as the Swine & Avian Flus? What to do, what not to do, and what to expect in the situation of a possible new epidemic.

#Emmys Prank Sparks An Instant 25,000 Tweets

#Emmys prank featuring Jimmy Kimmel and #TracyMorgan gets massive Twitter attention.

#HairFlag Lady Outshines Obama’s Victory Speech

Netizens were temporarily distracted from re-elected US president Barack Obama's victory speech as a woman in the background with a flag on her hair steals the show.

#HalfTheSky Gains Support For Film On Women’s Rights

#HalfTheSky hopes to build greater awareness through a four-hour film that highlights the plight of women around the world.

#Hashtag Is 2012 “Word of the Year”

For the year 2012, the American Dialect Society has given the Twitter-inspired term #HASHTAG the award for being the most memorable word, calling it a "ubiquitous phenomenon in online talk."

#HelpFindKara Search For Missing NJ Teen May Be A Hoax

The cryptic Twitter post by a teenage girl before she reportedly disappeared has sparked a wave support for her search with #HelpFindKara.

#IdleNoMore Widens Global Call For Equality

#IdleNoMore trends beyond Canada and the US as the aboriginal movement gains strength worldwide.

#IfOnlyIWereMexican Backfires On Michael Moore

The director's #IfOnlyIWereMexican hashtag intended to criticize Mitt Romney backfires as netizens resort to stereotypes.

#JamesFoley Hashtag Becomes a Venue For Political Discourse Worldwide

How can a hashtag figure in a conflict as deep as ISIS?

#KaplanExperience Hits 10k Mark, Proves Hashtag’s Engagement Value

Kaplan's hashtag proves how positive marketing creates a positive brand and better engagement.

#KidsBikeSafety Gives Out Free Helmets To Boost Awareness

Dallas lawyers initiate free helmet giving project to boost bike safety awareness.

#Merdeka55 Records Astounding 3.6 Million Tweets In One Hour

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.

#ModernSeinfeld Prepares To Trend Big Time

The hashtag #ModernSeinfeld is now onTwitter where online users can share their own ideas on how the story would have gone in recent times.

#MTVHottest Draws Astounding Engagement Numbers

MTV UK uses hashtag to promote a show -- and succeeds dramatically.

#MuslimRage Turns To Humor On Twitter

#MuslimRage injects humor (and a better understanding) into a very serious global issue.

#Netanyahu #UN Cartoon Bomb Sparks Reactions Online

#Netanyahu trended after the Israeli PM presented a cartoonish photo of a bomb at the most recent #UN meeting.

#NFL Fans Rush To Twitter After Controversial #Seahawks Win

National Football League fans took their frustrations to Twitter after a controversial win by the Seahawks against the Green Bay Packers.

#NotBuyingIt Calls Out Sexist NFL Ads

Are the latest Superbowl ads effective? Group (and public) says they're #NotBuyingIt.

#NowIsTheTime To Stop Gun Violence, Says Obama

The White House hopes to reduce gun violence in America by enjoining the public to the #NowIsTheTime campaign.

#ObamaCareinThreeWords Counters Republicans’ 37th Attempt For A Repeal

Democrats vs Republican healthcare issue trends with #ObamacareInThreeWords.

#OccupyGezi Draws Funds To Get New York Times Ad Out

#OccupyGezi aims to get ad space in the world's top newspapers to reveal the truth about what's happening in Istanbul.

#Ottawapiskat Highlights Political Call To Invite Stronger Action

Canadian artist and #IdleNoMore supporter/activist Aaron Paquette creates #Ottawapiskat to highlight aborigine issues related to the Harper government.

#PaulasBestDishes, the Apology and the Non-renewed Contract

Food Network says 'no more' to Paula Deen on racist comments; #PaulasBestDishes trends

#PhilipSeymourHoffman: Social Media Pays Tribute to a “Great Actor Who Never Reached His Peak”

When a great actor dies, social media pays tribute.

#PMHarperMustResign Spotlights On Politics And Social Media

#PMHarperMustResign reflects how social media can drive political discussion.

#RedPanda Search Starts And Ends on Twitter

When the zoo loses an animal, leave it to the Twitterverse to find it -- and fast.

#RoyalBaby Hashtag Unites The Online World

How to create a hashtag that unifies the Twitterverse? Make it about a would-be king.

#SkyWire Stunt Generates Over 1 Million Tweets

Nik Wallenda's death defying stunt leaves social media in a frenzy.

#SorryFeminists Stereotypes Cause A Stir On Twitter

The hashtag #sorryfeminists enjoys a short-lived trend on Twitter as netizens took the chance to post about both stereotypes and serious issues.

#StopTheTerror Calls For Peace Between Israel, Gaza

Netizens use #StopTheTerror to call for peace between Israel and Gaza.

#StreetFeastsUSA Lets Foodies Marvel In Street Food

Food Network UK promotes the new Andy Bates TV series with a Twitter promo for lovers of street food in the US.

#Tumuklas Displays Prominently As A Promoted Tweet

Why is #Tumuklas trending on Twitter?

#Tweetshop Brings Crowd To @KelloggCompany UK Store

Kellogg's UK launches new Special K product with a pop-up store and Twitter currency.

#Twitter Co-founder Entices #MIT Grads To Work With Him

Twitter co-founder recruits MIT grads to join Square Inc.

#Twitter Taps #Media Moguls For Its Board

Twitter reportedly seeks entertainment bigwigs to claim seats at its board.

#WeAreBlended Creates Venue For Cultural Integration In Norwich

Hashtag builds deeper understanding of differences and non-differences in background.

#WhatIfChicago Trends In Bid To Reduce Gun Violence

#WhatIfChicago hopes to reduce gun-related violence in the city as crowd tweets ideas and thought-leaders get set for debate on October 11.

#WhyXiJinpingIsLate Trends As China Unveils New Politburo Lineup

Political observers took to Twitter with a funny hashtag after a nearly one hour delay in the announcement of the Poliburo Standing Committee's new lineup of leaders.

#WishGranted Will Get You On A Super Bowl Ad

Toyota Motors launched an online competition with #wishgranted, allowing the public a chance to appear in its commercial for Super Bowl XLVII.

#YAllRemember Trends On Twitter, And It’s Not Even Thursday Yet

A trending hashtag has to appeal to the emotional side of the Twitter universe -- and #YAllRemember has done just that.

300,000 Followers, Thanks! Let’s Celebrate: Here’s a Discount

To celebrate @Hashtags reaching 300,000 followers, we're running a special for the next few days. Don't delay!

5 Awesome Stories You May Have Missed At The Start Of 2013

  Social Media Manners for Professionals   Social media manners for professionals are important to maintain a good reputation and solid relationships for the long term. It is important to become quickly familiar with the features and applications so that…

5 Awesome Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Top stories for October 15 to 19, 2012

5 Awesome Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Too preoccupied with #CyberMonday and #BlackFriday to check out the latest news? Here’s our rundown of 5 of the most interesting stories we’ve had for the week. Avoiding #BlackFriday Crowds? #CyberMonday It Is! Cyber Monday is particularly catered to those…

5 Hottest Stories For The Week

Why You’re On Twitter and Why Hashtags Matter Hashtags have shown to be very useful in helping businesses and individuals quickly create a buzz that will make them the focal point of conversations for a few days or weeks. Here…

5 Most Retweeted Stories For The Week

Here's a rundown of the top stories you may have missed from October 22 to 27, 2012.

5 Stories You May Have Missed Over The Holiday Rush

Now, You Can Download Your Tweets! Here’s How A new feature that will allow online users to download the full history of their tweets is now available. The new option will enable users to categorize and search for previous posts…

50 News Accounts to Follow on Twitter

We have here a list of 50 most followed news accounts on Twitter as of October 20, 2012.

9 Third-Party Firms Pass Twitter’s Stress Test

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’s Premiere Week Goes On Tweetapalooza

ABC Television creates a huge Twitter buzz for Premiere Week with Tweetapalooza.

Americans For Prosperity Launch Hashtag To Bash Obama Campaign

US advocate group purchases #failingagenda hashtag to increase awareness on the incumbent president's "failing agenda."

AmEx Partners With Twitter For Hashtag Shopping

AmEx partners with Twitter to make hashtag shopping possible.

And Now Comes Flickr With Hashtags

The world of hashtags is expanding. Due to the popularity and functionality of hashtags, more social media networks are including the tool in their own platforms. The hashtag originated on Twitter and is one of the most widely used tools…

Anderson Cooper Says “Gay And Proud Of It!”

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's admission of homosexuality sparks mixed reactions from public.

Anime Character Hijacks English town Hashtag #RDG

A small town gets a surprise when thousands of Anime fans hijack its hashtag.

Annyeonghaseyo! Says Twitter

The social media giant is upping its presence in South Korea with more local partnerships, endorsements.

Anti-Instagram Lawsuit “Without Merit,” Says FB

A class action lawsuit against Instagram for the revisions to the terms of service post-Facebook takeover has emerged; but Facebook says it won't hold.

Are Hashtags Working On Facebook? Study Says, Not Quite

Facebook may have upped the ante by also introducing hashtags, but a study shows the feature might not be enjoying the attention it expects.

Are You Ready For #BlackFriday?

#BlackFriday jolts US consumers' buying power post-Thanksgiving. Where will YOU be?

Artists Use Hashtag Music to Get Social Media Attention

More artists are using hashtag music as a way to spread information to fans.

Avoiding #BlackFriday Crowds? #CyberMonday It Is!

#CyberMonday may just be the Monday that comes after #BlackFriday but it is also one of the most celebrated shopping events in the US and some parts of the world.

Beyonce Hashtag Fans Share “Short” Stories

When Beyonce cuts her hair, a hashtag trends.

Biden’s Acceptance Speech #Literally Trends On Twitter

US vice president Joe Biden shows how to #literally mix politics and micro-blogging trends.

Bieber “Retires”; See Twitter Go Nuts

The Canadian pop superstar announces his "retirement" -- and then takes it back.

Books Hashtag Comes Back to Life with More Ideas

After two years, #bookswithalettermissing resurfaces -- and with funny covers to boot.

Boston Cardinal Tackles Death, Faith (And Elections) On Twitter

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.

Boston Commuters Tweet Complaints With #MBTAannoy

Boston train commuters air their grievances on Twitter with #MBTAannoy.

Brace Yourself For Laughs: #ComedyFest is Coming!

Twitter teams with up with ComedyCentral for online laugh fest.

Breakfast Hashtag Turns Into a Full-scale Restaurant

Fitness goals inspires a business.

British Prime Minister Announces Cabinet Reshuffle On Twitter

In September 3, British Prime Minister David Cameron (@number10gov) reshuffled his cabinet and had millions of people witness the change via the social networking site Twitter.

Bruce Willis Will Not Sue Apple Over iTunes, Says His Wife Via Twitter

Bruce Willis' wife disputes controversy over his iTunes library via Twitter.

Buying Twitter Followers Can Destroy Your Business

Buying followers will increase your stats, but it will certainly not boost your reputation.

California’s #BayAreaStorm Continues To Provide Hazardous Conditions

The #BayAreaStorm in California reached conditions critical enough to gain plenty of attention from social media as well as utilize it for emergency news.

Can Twitter Predict Who Wins At The Oscars?

The Twitter Oscars Index was launched to help predict how the 2013 Academy Awards would turn out based on user posts and sentiments.

Catch This Week’s 5 Most Read Stories

Why People Buy Followers – And Why It Doesn’t Work Even though having a lot of followers on Twitter can be advantageous, you have to remember the proper ways to acquire real followers. Otherwise, you might experience more adverse consequences…

Celebrity and Social Media Use

How do celebrities deal with their social media accounts?

Celebs Use #iVoteBecause To Invite Latinos To Vote

Latino celebrities engage micro-bloggers to vote wisely in the 2012 US national elections in a Twitter party with #IVoteBecause.

Chicago Study Shows How Irresistible Social Media Is

A study by the University of Chicago found that social media use has leveled with (and sometimes surpassed) vices and sex when it comes to getting your attention.

China’s Twitter Breaks Record With Over 800k Tweets In First Minute of 2014

Sina Weibo, Twitter's Chinese counterpart, posts record number of tweets at the start of 2014.

Church of England Goes A-Tweeting With #ChristmasStartsWithChrist

The Church of England prepares to live tweet sermons in time for the holidays with #ChristmasStartsWithChrist.

Clint Eastwood’s Empty Chair Causes A Stir On Twitter

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 #emptychair.

Congress Member Launches Social Media App for Legislation Supporters

Social media app gives regular citizens a voice in legislative processes.

Couple Tries Social Media To Raise Funds For IVF

  by  Nina Matthews Photography  For three years, Andrew and Kelcie Cummings from Harris County had a problem conceiving a child. The couple have resorted to various methods like intrauterine insemination and hormone treatments totaling thousands of dollars to no avail. Their…

Cricket Bets Big On #wt20 With Special Page, Exclusive Access

#WT20 marks a milestone as the first worldwide cricket event with a massive social media campaign.

Crowdfunding Site Joins the Hashtag Wagon

Kickstarter makes project funding easier online by introducing hashtagging.

Curiosity Rover’s Twitter Feed Gets Busy

The famous rover has a feed @MarsCuriosityTwitter which aims to have a tone that will best suit the most excellent rover produced for Mars.

Daughter Remembers Dad On Why #OceanLoveEarl

A daughter offers a tribute to her dead with a hashtag.

David Bowie Is Back!

Once a legend, always a legend.

Democrats Invest In Biden’s #Malarkey Momentum

Joe Biden's favorite VP debate term #malarkey catches buzz on Twitter.

Did the Twitter Oscars Index Really Predict the Winners?

The Twitter Index may not be fully accurate, but it gives us an idea of what the micro-blogging public thinks.

Did You Miss Anything This Week? Here’s Our Top 5

#NotBuyingIt Calls Out Sexist NFL Ads targets over one million individuals to start talking about sexism in the media. How To Use Instagram (and its Hashtags) To Promote Your Brand Instagram is a very good and visual way to…

DNC Speeches Outpace Republicans On Twitter

Speeches by Democrats appear to have more activity on Twitter than the Republicans in the 2012 conventions.

Do Journalists Want This? Facebook and Storyful Launch Newswire

Facebook has collaborated with Storyful to start FB Newswire, an application that is targeted toward journalists

Do More Political Tweets Mean Bigger Donations?

Study finds that the more you tweet about politics, the more likely people will notice and donate money.

Facebook Encourages Stronger Bonds Over Twitter: Study

According to a recently conducted study, ties created on social networking site Facebook are stronger compared to those built on Twitter.

Facebook Users Are NOT Hashtag Users, Says Study

Study shows Facebook users not too keen on hashtags.

Fallon’s #WorstHolidayTradition Reveals Quirky Christmas Practices

  by  ElizaPeyton  Late Night host Jimmy Fallon (@jimmyfallon) invited his Twitter fans to share their family’s worst holiday practices by creating the hashtag #WorstHolidayTradition alongside the airing of his how. While we all practice certain traditions during Christmas season, there are…

False Twitter Accusations Should Face Legal Backlash

Twitter users must understand the potential damage and legal implications a single tweet with unfounded information can cause.

Festival Invites Creative Storytellers With #TwitterFiction

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.

FIFA Says “Please, No” To Social Media Freeriders On The 2014 World Cup

FIFA 2014 organizers asked unofficial advertisers to stop free-riding on the event. Would they follow? Does ethics exist among marketers in social media?

Final Election Day Hours: What Obama and Romney Said On Social Media

  by  royal19  Barack Obama (@BarackObama) and Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) have been actively participating in social media networks since the US presidential campaigns started. Before the polls officially closed on November 6, 2012, both candidates continued to post on Twitter, Reddit and…

Finally, Hashtags On Facebook Are Turning Legit

Now, you can use hashtags on Facebook for real.

First Twitter-Themed Hotel Opens in Spain

Hashtags are redefining how we travel.

Following #Sandy On Twitter Could Save Your Life

Following updates on Hurricane Sandy using the #sandy hashtag could very well be the key to better disaster preparedness.

French Ban “Hashtag”, Others To Protect Language

Academie Francaise bans "hashtag", "supermodel" among others in an attempt to preserve the French language.

Gender Gap in the Gaming Industry Spawns #1ReasonWhy

Despite the narrowing gender divide, females still find the games industry leaning favorably towards males which is why the hashtag #1reasonwhy was created.

Good Morning America Host Gains Support From Twitter Users As Battle With MDS Begins

Fans of 'Good Morning America' newscaster Robin Roberts began rallying on the Twitterverse in August 30, 2012, expressing support as the 51-year-old cancer survivor began her medical leave to undergo a bone marrow transplant.

Google Glass Invades Social Media With #ThroughGlass

Fans of Google Glass will be happy to know that there's now a hashtag community about it.

Governments Use Twitter To Track The Unscrupulous

National governments see potential in Twitter to help stop shady cross-border financial deals.

Hacker Claims To Be Responsible For Facebook Outage In Europe

Facebook's European sites experienced down times recently, with an anonymous hacker claiming it was his handiwork.

Hackers Attack The Financial Times In String Of Incidents

Hackers claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army are on a roll -- and are targeting major news agencies.

Haida Gwaii Earthquake Launches #PrayForVancouver

#PrayForVancouver trends after an earthquake hits Haida Gwaii, an archipelago on the North Coast of British Columbia in Canada.

Halloween Chuckles Ensue With #MormonHalloweenMovies

Halloween is usually celebrated with scares -- but Twitter users this year took a turn toward humor.

Hashtag #Litterati Kickstarts Battle Against Pollution

Environmental awareness campaign calls out for support on social media.

Hashtag Creator Jumps from Google to Small Startup Group

Digital trading startup braces for growth after "hashtag" creator joins its team.

Hashtag Experiment on NSA Surveillance Gathers Mixed Replies

#CallsTheNSAKnowsAbout started out as an experiment and eventually revealed both humor and anger on Obama's recent surveillance move.

Hashtag Tracks Developments At London’s King’s Cross Station

King's Cross creates hashtag to centralize development updates on renovation.

Hashtags and Politics CAN Mesh Well

How best to reach out to the community? Say it through a hashtag.

Hashtags Converted Into Electricity? Havas Says It’s Possible!

A media company invented a machine that provides new use for hashtags. The Heartbot can convert specific hashtags into generated electricity.

Hashtags Get An Upgrade With #ActionTags

There's a new hashtag in town. Relaunch Special Relaunch Special

Homeless, But Not Twitter-less

Today's homeless youth may not be too far from the regular sheltered teens when it comes to a social media presence.

HootSuite Expands With Seesmic Buy

Seesmic, the medium popularly used for various social media desktop, mobile and Internet applications, has been acquired by HootSuite

Hungry For Twitter Tunes? There’s An App For It!

The micro-blogging giant will soon unveil Twitter Music. Be one of the first to get it.

If You Didn’t Get A Great Deal On Black Friday, Did You Try #CyberMonday?

The closing of the biggest shopping weekend in America known as #CyberMonday brings remarkable deals to consumers online.

Instagram Battles Twitter Head-on; Axes Feature

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 Shares 2013’s Most Hashtagged and Instagrammed

The Internet's premier photo-sharing community shares its top numbers for 2013.

Instagram Trumps Twitter On Usage

Instagram now has Twitter trailing behind when it comes user engagement.

Instagram Update Introduces Ban On Certain Hashtags

Loyal followers of Instagram posted mixed reactions online after the company announced a number of changes to how it works.

Introducing Cashtags: Twitter Takes Micro-Blogging To Stock Level

Micro-bloggers can now track stock movements through their Twitter accounts.

Is Micro Video-Sharing Next For Twitter?

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.

Is Twitter A True Measure Of Public Sentiment?

A recent study shows that while Twitter may reflect what people are thinking -- it's only that of individuals with social media accounts.

It Seems #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant Find A Bigger Hashtag Trend

After a momentous event in space history, #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant deny that this hashtag has served as a PSA for social media.

It’s #DeadlineDay For Transfers And Moves Around The Soccer World

The January #DeadlineDay has arrived in the soccer world. Teams finalized their transfers as players had to choose which option would be best for them.

It’s #ValentinesDay And Social Media Celebrates With Their Loved Ones (Or By Themselves)

The celebration of St. Valentine's appreciation for love has inspired this annual tradition. Now #ValentinesDay is a way for many to celebrate their loved ones.

It’s the Web’s Birthday! Social Media Celebrates With #Web25

How do you celebrate the Web's silver anniversary? With a hashtag, of course!

Japan Tests Twitter As An Emergency Notification Service

Japan is utilizing social media tools like Twitter to disseminate timely information during catastrophies and natural disasters.

Jimmy Fallon, Ford Crowdsources Super Bowl Ad Script On Twitter

Fallon will be crowd-sourcing on Twitter so online participants have a chance to help create the script of the new Lincoln MKC advertisement.

Kid Actors Face Network Ire Over Social Media Comments

Networks are cracking down on child actors who post too much information on their social media accounts.

KitchenAid Gets Heat From Employee’s Twitter Mistake

KitchenAid apologizes to Obama and the public for an employee's post on Twitter.

Leaked Video Starts #RomneyEncore Trend By Angry Netizens

#RomneyEncore trends as 47% (or more) of Americans expressed disdain over Mitt Romney's statements in a leaked video.

Lidl Hashtag Campaign Increases Luxe Dinner Promise From 1,000 to 10,000

German retailer Lidl's hashtag campaign was too successful it's now giving out 10,000, instead of just 1,000, luxury dinners for free.

LinkedIn Features Thought Leaders To ‘Follow’

LinkedIn has enriched its user experience by launching a 'follow' feature that highlights various industries' thought leaders.

Lissted Classifies Tweeting Journalists According To Topic

Lissted allows users to create lists of journalists tweeting on specific topics.

Livefyre Buys Storify

Livefyre has acquired Storify. Livefyre is an online provider of tools and features for online publishers who comment and host while Storify is an online service that lets users make stories and conversations straight from the micro-blogging site Twitter as…

Look Back At The Week’s Most Viewed Stories

5 Truly Irritating Ways to Use Hashtags There are some instances when people use hashtags for the wrong reasons. Here are some truly irritating ways. Why Analytics Matter To Your Twitter Strategy Analytics will guide you on how to improve…

Marketing Online? Study Says Target “Mobile-First” Users

New Twitter study reveals "mobile-first" users are best targets for social media marketing.

Michelle Obama Opens Second and Official Account

US First Lady Michelle Obama creates a second Twitter account.

Michigan University Lists “Hashtag” and “Selfie” In 2014 Most Annoying Words

A university in Michigan lists "hashtag" and "selfie" in list of most annoying words in 2014.

Microsoft Boots Out Twitter, Facebook For Xbox 360

Microsoft retires the Facebook and Twitter from Xbox 360, brings in Internet Explorer

Microsoft Joins the Social Media Bandwagon With Socl

Microsoft is poised to soar with its own social media website – Socl.

More Adults, Even Seniors, Use Social Media In 2013

As the communications industry evolves, more adults (even senior citizens) are taking their thoughts to social media.

More Marketers Use New Social Media Model for Advertising

Pepsi uses #MeetBeyonce to promote the superstar's concert on social media.

NCAA Bans Hashtags on the Field

To eliminate distraction, the NCAA has banned hashtags during games.

Netizens Pay Tribute To Halloween By #ScaringStrangers

To celebrate Halloween 2013, social media users invite others to watch Ricky Dillon (@RickyPDillon) dressed up in a silly yellow chicken costume scaring people away on the street.

New @Instagram #App Enhances Brand #Marketing Strategies

New VenueSeen capability allows brands to gain better client exposure on Instagram.

New App Lets You Hear Twitter Activity

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.

New Service Offers Video Calls Via Twitter, Chrome

Now you can make video calls through your Twitter or Chrome account.

New Tech Can Monitor Social Media Activity — But What of Security?

Raytheon reveals a software that can track social media activity any time.

New Twitter For iPad Goes For Images, Personality

Twitter has unveiled a redesigned app for iPad -- now with more images on profile.

News Spreads Across Social Media About More Terrorist Actions From #ISIS

There is never any good news coming from #ISIS. After another horrible murder unfolded across the internet, social media adds to the terrorist group's infamy.

Newsweek Ends 80 Years And Goes Digital With #LASTPRINTISSUE

The last Newsweek magazine will be printed one final time on December 31, 2012. The hashtag #LASTPRINTISSUE will be leading its farewell online.

NFL Fans Pay Tribute To Retiring Star With Tandem Hashtag

McNabb fans unite online to bid goodbye to retiring NFL star.

NGO Highlights #FirstWorldProblems For Drinkable Water Campaign

WaterIsLife uses reverse trending with #firstworldproblems to generate support for clean, potable water worldwide.

Nielsen Brand Effect Aims For Better Twitter Campaign Measurement

Twitter, Nielsen partnership sets goal to better measure social media effectiveness.

No #IPO for #Twitter, Says Costolo

#Twitter CEO Dick Costolo (@dickc) is firm: An IPO will never happen.

Notorious iOS Hacker Joins Twitter

Famous iOS hacker Charlie Miller joins Twitter's security team.

Now You Can Use Hashtags On LinkedIn

LinkedIn quietly launches a new hashtag feature for its users.

Now, You Can Download Your Tweets! Here’s How

A new feature that will allow online users to download the full history of their tweets is now available.

NY Fashion Week’s Most Social Designers

The infographic by Burson-Marsteller shows which elite designers got the most buzz during the New York Spring 2013 Fashion Week.

NY Journalist Mistakenly Linked to Houston Rapist On Twitter

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.

NY Students Face Suspension For “Disruptive” Hashtag

An NY student criticizes school system via hashtag and gets suspended.

NYPD Looks For Young Potential Criminals on the Internet

New York police try to get ahead of local young criminals by tracking their social media activities.

Obama Urges Fiscal Involvement With #My2K

US President Obama urges Twitter users to take part in the Congress' deliberation on the fiscal cliff through #My2K.

Occasional Twitter User Creates Hysteria With #NBCFail Hashtag

When Steven Marx used #NBCFail to describe the coverage of the 2012 Olympics, he didn't realize it would create mass hysteria among micro-bloggers worldwide.

Olympics Dilemma: To Tweet Or Not To Tweet?

Olympics officials tell Twitter users to control activity, or face coverage delays.

Our Top 5 Stories For The Week

Here’s our weekly roundup of the most attention-getting stories we’ve seen in the past week. How To Protect Your Photos On Twitter People can freely post pictures and other forms of media on Twitter and related social media sites. However,…

Outage Brings iMessage Users To Twitter To Send Info

Hordes of Apple's iMessage users turned to Twitter to chat and spread info when the service conked out momentarily.

Over The Latest Controversies, CNN Starts #AskACop In Order To Bring Out Real Answers

The last few months social media has witnessed plenty of improper behavior from public enforcement. #AskACop seeks to bring out the good in these officers.

PBS (and #BigBird) Disappointed Over Romney’s Statement

TV Network PBS airs its side officially on Mitt Romney's "big bird" statement.

Photo War Between Twitter, Instagram Begins

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.

Pinterest Teams Up With Twitter Amidst Instagram Controversy

Amid all the brouhaha on Instagram's departure, Twitter forges a deal with Pinterest for added photo-sharing features.

Pocket Makes Watching Videos A Breeze With #WatchItLater

Pocket has unleashed the hashtag #watchitlater, allowing users to find a lot of excellent videos from almost any kind of field.

Police Keep Social Media Busy On 2nd Global Tweet-A-Thon

The hashtag #PolTwt was created for police forces from different parts of the world to discuss the special event.

Posterous Moves Into Twitter On April 30

Posterous officially migrates into Twitter on April 30, 2013.

Regular Twitter Use May Help You Lose Excess Pounds

A recent study on Twitter behavior shows that constant micro-blogging activity may actually help you succeed in your weight loss goals.

Romney Camp Tries To Correct The 47% Blunder With #Missing2Mins

The #missing2mins hashtag hopes to correct the damage #romneyencore has wreaked online.

Romney Ignites #BindersFullofWomen And Other Memes

Romney's reply on gender equality at the workplace gets taken out of context and gives birth to a wave of memes and satirical social media accounts.

Romney Vs PBS and Big Bird Spreads Online

Mitt Romney attacks PBS' budget using Big Bird.

Roundup of Last Week’s Most Awesome Stories

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Roundup of the Week’s Most Viewed Stories

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Russell Crowe Tweets Plea To Pope To Watch His New Film

Is this a real plea, or a marketing strategy?

Save The Date: June 19 Is When Facebook Does Hashtags

Watch out, Twitter. Hashtags are coming to social media's largest player.

Say Goodbye To GIFs On Your Twitter Profiles

Twitter has removed the capability to upload animated GIF avatars as users' profile photos.

Schools Use Social Media To Protect Students Online

Glendale Unified School District invested some $40,000 on a new service to monitor its students' activities online.

Sex Trade Advocates Correct Misconceptions In #NotYourRescueProject

"We're no damsels in distress!" say supporters of #NotYourRescueProject.

Share Tweets to Non-Twitter Users via Email

Twitter has introduced a new feature that will allow users to share posts via email.

Simple Human Error in Australia Causes Twitter Link Problems Worldwide

Twitter link shortening service shuts down for 40 minutes worldwide due to a "simple human error" in Melbourne.

SMS Glitch Exposes Twitter User Accounts To Potential Attacks

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.

Social Media A Must For Emergencies, Says Canadian Survey

A survey of 1,000 Canadians reveals the social media may be a huge help in emergency situations.

Social Media and the NFL Wild Card Playoffs

The #NFL wild card playoffs between the Seattle #Seahawks and the Washington #Redskins proved that hashtags are things to watch for the best real-time sporting updates.

Social Media Battle Between #DNC2012 and #GOP2012 Heats Up

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.

Social Media Celebrates With #OSU, The Victors Of The College Football National Championship

In an epic College Football Championship game, #OSU took on #Oregon and became National Champions in a well-fought, intense battle.

Social Media Stands Behind The Victims Of A Tragedy With #PrayForSydney

After a hostage situation erupted in Sydney, social media developed the #PrayForSydney hashtag to unite people in prayer over the individuals in the situation.

Social Media Survey Highlights Facebook’s Shortcomings

The 2012 social media survey by ACSI reveals that Facebook may not be so 'liked' after all.

Social Media Uses Hashtag Against Disability Discrimination

The hashtag #heardwhilstdisabled seeks to put a stop to thoughtless comments.

Song Leaks On Twitter Delay’s Album Launch announces delay in the launch of his willpower album due to song leaks on Twitter.

SoundTracking Adds Hashtag Support

Music discovery gets better (and more organized) with hashtags.

Soundtracking App Creates A New Musical Experience For Twitter Fans

The micro-blogging giant is set to launch a new app that allows Twitter users to expand tweets by attaching Soundtracking media.

Space Needle Uses #TopThis Design Contest To Celebrate Golden Year

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.

Spikes in Tweets Lead to Higher TV Ratings and Vice-versa

Recent study shows that how you view TV reflects in how you Tweet.

Spirit for Twitter Introduces Timed Tweets

A new app was developed on Twitter which provides more control for users to decide when their tweets come out. The app now allows Twitter fans to time or schedule their tweets, letting these last only within an allotted period…

Starbucks’ #SpreadTheCheer Spreads Ire Instead

#SpreadTheCheer didn't go so well for Starbucks as the public took the opportunity to berate the company on tax and labor issues.

Stephen Colbert Faces Backlash On “Racist” Tweet

The hashtag #CancelColbert reached trending status in the US after comedian Stephen Colbert allegelly mocked Asian stereotypes on his show The Colbert Report

Stories That Got The Most Attention This Week

Super Bowl XLVII Shakes Twitter Weekend   The much-anticipated Super Bowl XLVII will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana at 6:30 in the evening on February 3, 2013, featuring the Baltimore Ravens against the San Francisco…

Study Shows Your Social Media Feelings are Contagious

How do your posts affect others -- and how do their posts affect you?

Teen Uses #AcceptBernie To Get Into UCLA

Teen successfully lobbies his entry into a university -- by tweeting.

Teenager Develops App That Screens TV, Movie Spoilers From Twitter

Twivo allows you to screen Twitter posts that may contain spoilers.

Teenager’s Monster #MansionParty Shows How Powerful A Hashtag Is

#MansionParty turns out successful, much to teen's parents' dismay.

Texas Longhorn Fans Thunder Support With #GETLOUDDKR

#GETLOUDDKR proves Texas Longhorn home fans have all-out and thunderous support for their favorite football team.

The #FergusonDecision Leaves Social Media In An Uproar

The final #FergusonDecision by the grand jury may have sparked riots in Ferguson, but also across social media.

The #WorldSeries Comes To A Close With The Giants Reaching Victory

The #WorldSeries has come to an end with game 7. With the Giants barely seizing victory, Kansas City can hold their heads up high with a well-fought series.

The App That’s Like Twitter, But It’s Not

A new app inspired by Twitter's features promises zero ads during your social media experience.

The Associated Press Dips Into Online Advertising

International news wire takes its first foray into Twitter advertising with a Samsung sponsored tweet.

The Child Named Hashtag

Would you name your child 'hashtag'?

Someone did.

The Great #susanalbumparty Hashtag Blunder

Singer Susan Boyle recently launched her new album, "Standing Ovation," alongside a Twitter hashtag campaign #susanalbumparty -- which was grossly misinterpreted by netizens.

The List Grows: Twitter APIs Kill Another App

Twitter's new API guidelines claims another life. shuts down.

The News On Jonathan #Gruber Has Social Media In An Uproar

After a recent reveal of a video proving Jonathan #Gruber's lies to pass the new healthcare law, social media is in shock at how the voters were treated.

The Northeast Braces For The #BlizzardOf2015 As They Share The News Across Social Media

Almost every winter the Northeastern United States receives substantial amounts of snowfall. News of the #BlizzardOf2015 spread across social media.

The Pope Resigns; What Now of @Pontifex?

Pope Benedict XVI steps down from the highest post in the Roman Catholic community.

The Religious Tweet! Catholic Groups Get Ash Wednesday Selfies Trending

As Catholics around the world celebrate Ash Wednesday on March 5, 2014, many took to Twitter to share photos of their forehead marks using these hashtags.

The Week’s 5 Most Clicked Stories

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The Week’s 5 Most Popular Stories

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The Week’s 5 Most Talked About Stories

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This Week’s Most Talked About Stories

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This Week’s Top 5 Most Popular Stories

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This Week’s Top 5 Most Retweeted Stories

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Tired Of Electioneering Tweets? This New Extension Will Scrap Them

Making your Twitter feed politics-free is now possible with Chrome's newest extension.

Top Bankers Say YES To Twitter

Financial services industry opens up to social media posting to disseminate information faster

Top Food Hashtags, According to the Food Porn Index

This nifty food porn index website shows us just how unhealthy our food preferences are through the hashtags we post.

Tracking Disease Trends By Location Now Possible

The new MappyHealth website enables users to see what diseases are likely high in their area through the analysis of Twitter trends and activity.

Turkey Advice? Consult #Turkey911!

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 Goes For Twitter Nuptials

Turkish couple breaks marriage ceremony rules by tweeting their "I do's".

Turkish Mayor Initiates Twitter War Against CNN, BBC

Turkish mayor Gokcek accuses international newswires of condoning spy-related activities.

TweetDeck UK Faces Closure Threat For Late Reports

UK business watchdog Companies House has threatened to shut down TweetDeck UK for failing to comply with filing requirements.

TweetDeck Unveils New And Improved Features

Social media users now have greater flexibility in terms of navigation and design with the new TweetDeck.

Tweets As Donations? #Tweet4Good By Red Cross Encourages Philanthropy

Each time a Twitter user includes the hashtag #Tweet4Good in their post, Twitter will donate $1 in Twitter promoted products up to a maximum of $20,000 to aid the Red Cross in crisis relief activities.

Twindex Launch Inspires Twitter Users To Speak Up On Obama, Romney

Twitter launched the Twitter Political Index, Twindex for short, to create a measure of the micro-blogging community's sentiments on the 2012 US presidential election, specifially on presidential seat aspirants Pres. Barack Obama and Republican Party nominee Mitt Romney.

Twitter Abuzz With #FailedObamacareSlogans

Social media take their Obamacare opinions to Twitter.

Twitter Acquires Crash Reporting Tool For Mobile Apps

Twitter bulks up its stable with the acquisition of crash reporting tool Crashlytics.

Twitter Acquires TV Analytics Firm

Twitter increases its focus on social TV strategies with its latest acquisition.

Twitter Acquires Ubalo In Latest String Of Buyouts

The micro-blogging giant acquires back-office processing firm.

Twitter Adds Photo Tagging and Collage Features

New Twitter feature allows you to tag up to 10 people and make a collage for up to four photos.

Twitter Afrenzy as Senator Davis Kills Bill at the 11th Hour

#StandWithWendy trends as netizens prove the power of social media in politics.

Twitter Alert: Be Careful With Links From Friends

Twitter users are asked to be wary of messages (even those from friends) that may contain links leading to viruses.

Twitter Amplify: Boon or a Bane?

And now, Twitter introduces a way for advertisers to find out how people are reacting to TV shows.

Twitter and Your Holiday Shopping Habits: Study

Beyond 140 character tweets, the micro-blogging platform is also a choice shopping destination, says study.

Twitter Announces Ad Retargeting Product: What Does It Do?

As Twitter evolves, so does the way it connects with the community.

Twitter Announces Change Of Guards

Twitter has a new COO and CFO.

Twitter Apologizes For False Hacking Scare

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 Axes @Anywhere and Hovercard

Twitter is sunsetting @Anywhere and Hovercard as it makes way for new and improved features.

Twitter Begins Country-Specific Blocking

Twitter has begun testing its country-specific blocking ability with a supposed illegal entity in Germany.

Twitter Breaks 500 Million User Mark

Twitter has surpassed the 500 million mark for registered users in June 2012.

Twitter Brings Back The Fresh Prince

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 Brings First Female To Board

Twitter finally douses gender sensitivity issue by adding a very qualified female to its board.

Twitter Celebrates Festival Of Lights With #Diwali

Indians all over the world come together on Twitter to celebrate Diwali.

Twitter Co-founder Gets Demoted Again

Jack Dorsey gets a lighter role as colleagues call him "difficult to work with."

Twitter Conundrum: Who Died – Thatcher, Hatcher or Cher?

Wrongly written hashtag creates confusion online.

Twitter Expands to Brazil to Cater to 40 Million Users

Twitter finally opens a representative office in one of the world's largest economies.

Twitter Expands Trends With 100 New Cities

Twitter has widened its localized trends feature with new cities and more to come.

Twitter Expresses Concern For #HarrisonFord After His Plane Crash

After his plane crash, #HarrisonFord becomes the center of attention and concern for fans all over the internet.

Twitter Faces $50M Lawsuit Over Controversial Hashtag

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 Fans Attack NSA With Funny Hashtag

#NSAPickUpLines injects humor into NSA security issue.

Twitter Finds Humor In Congressional Gridlock With #StarWarsFiscalCliff

Twitter users find a better way to help other understand the US fiscal cliff by using #StarWarsFiscalCliff.

Twitter For Mac Not Happening

Twitter for Mac is not happening -- at least not soon.

Twitter Gears Up To Earn $1 Billion From Planned IPO

The world's largest microblogging platform is going public -- are you buying?

Twitter Gets Set to Leave its Classic Vertical Look for a More Facebook-ey Front Page

Should Twitter go for this planned redesign?

Twitter Gives Developers 6 Months To Comply With New Rules

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 Gives Small Businesses $1M In Ads For FREE

Twitter is giving away $1 million worth of free ad opportunities to the first 10,000 eligible small business owners.

Twitter Goes Country With #CMAAwards

Twitter goes abuzz as the 46th Annual #CMAAwards showcases the US country music industry's best of the best in one roof.

Twitter Goes One-A-Day With Feature Experiments

Every day, the social media giant introduces some new -- discreetly.

Twitter Hashtag Auto-complete Leads To Better Engagement

Feeling lost around Twitter? The new autocomplete function will help lead you to the right group.

Twitter Heartbreat Maps Good And Bad Vibes

You can read what netizens are saying on Twitter, but do you know what they're feeling?

Twitter Hijacks #SignsYoSonIsGay To Trend Positively

Take that, homophobes! Twitter turns #SignsYoSonIsGay into a positive take on the accomplishments of the gay community.

Twitter Holds ‘Secret Meeting’ in Australia

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.

Twitter Introduces Keyword Targeting Feature

Marketers can now access a wider market by targeting specific keywords and phrases.

Twitter Launches the Lead Generation Card

A new Twitter feature helps simplify advertising and branding online.

Twitter Prepares To Launch French Office

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.

Twitter Reality TV Set To Go Live Soon

Twitter goes beyond 140 characters and into live reality TV.

Twitter Rumors & Updates: Are We Bidding Goodbye To Hashtags?

Not in the near future, says execs.

Twitter Scores Major Advertising Deal

Just when you thought Twitter couldn't get any bigger, in comes this massive deal with Starcom.

Twitter Seals Komli Deal For Southeast Asia

Twitter has partnered with one of Asia's largest digital agencies to boost advertising in 5 Southeast Asian countries.

Twitter Sets Advertising Sights On Middle East, North Africa

Twitter goes global with new advertising targets.

Twitter Strengthens Latin American Reach With Brazil Office

Twitter is gearing up for a strong Latin American presence by setting up a sales office in Brazil.

Twitter Succumbs to NY Judge’s Demand

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris' information to the feds.

Twitter To Provide Downloadable Archive Before End of 2012

Before 2012 ends, Twitter users will be able to access and download all their personal tweets and archives and keep them offline.

Twitter Trolls Will Get Off Easy — If Drunk

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.

Twitter Update Places A Value On Your Tweets

New Twitter update classifies and measures tweet value.

Twitter Ups Security After 250K Accounts Reset

A recent attack on 250,000 user accounts has prompted Twitter to finally strengthen its security with a new platform.

Twitter Users Threaten Mitt #RomneyDeathRally

Have the criticism on 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney gone too far? Democrat supporters launch #RomneyDeathRally on Twitter.

Twitter vs. Instagram: The Showdown

The war between Twitter and Instagram continues to heat up -- and users get all the benefits.

Twitter Went For Instagram, But Didn’t Formalize: Reports Say

Reports say Twitter had offered to acquire Instagram, but didn't put it on paper.

Twitter, Instagram Photos Made Easy With New Swirl From Betaworks

Betaworks launches a new App that will make sharing and viewing photos on Twitter and Instagram much easier.

Twitter, Nielsen Team Up To Measure TV Ratings

Twitter and Nielsen recently announced an agreement that will create a new TV ratings measurement based on social media activity.

Twitter, Tech Firms Receive Tax Cuts For Charitable Contributions

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.

UK Govt’s Proposed Snooper Charter A Minefield For Lawsuits

How would you like it if your government had access to your social media activity?

UK Independence Party Hashtag Hijacked Before Elections

#WhyImVotingUkip would have made a great venue for political discourse--until things turned sour.

UK Prime Minister Succumbs To Micro-blogging

British Prime Minister David Cameron finally joins the Twitterverse and gets an 'earful' of comments.

Unofficial Holiday #GivingTuesday Inspires Philanthropy

To usher in the start of the Christmas season, netizens have gone on to boost the spirit of philanthropy with #GivingTuesday.

US 2012 Election Conventions And Tweeting: Do They Mesh Well?

The 2012 US national elections is taking its bid to a wider and more passionate audience -- Twitter!

US Ad Agency Celebrates 90 Years With #AdvertisingIs

  by  George Rex  Young & Rubicam (@YoungRubicam), one of the oldest running businesses in the United States, is turning 90 years old on May 25, 2013. To celebrate its longevity in the industry, it has created the hashtag #advertisingis, inviting social…

US City Supports Small Businesses With Hashtag Map

Sacramento startups bring online business networks offline.

US Presidential Candidate Buys Twitter Hashtag For Campaign

2012 US presidential candidate Mitt Romney pioneers as the first to buy a Twitter hashtag for a campaign.

US Schools Address International Student Recruitment Through Social Media

International recruitment is a matter seriously considered by US institutions and public agencies.

Using TweetDeck For Twitter? You Can Stop Now

Social media site Twitter will be removing TweetDeck apps for iPhone, Android and Facebook beginning May 2013.

Venezuelan President Announces Cabinet On Twitter

Hugo Chavez assumes another term as President of Venezuela and announces his cabinet on Twitter.

Vine Experiences Porn Problems Following Twitter Acquisition

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 Now Includes Hashtags

Vine enhances 6-second video experience with hashtags.

Vizify Partners With Twitter Again For #FollowMe

Twitter partners with Vizify for the second time around for this new nifty tool.

Watch Demi Lovato’s Hashtag-Heavy Music Video

New Demi Lovato music video rides on #UnlockHeartAttack hashtag.

What Are The Most Relevant Election Day Hashtags?

The #election comes with a roster of hashtags that will each update the Twitterverse in real time. Here's our list of the most tracked hashtags on election day, November 6, 2012.

What You May Have Missed This Week

How To Track Hashtag Performance Keeping updated with the recent developments in hashtags as well as understanding the proper ways to create and operate these will provide you with long-lasting online benefits — whether for a professional, political or personal…

When a British Celebrity’s Hashtag Backfires

When celebrity Arthur James launched a hashtag to engage with fans, he didn't prepare for the onslaught of trolls.

When Email Fails, #NYSE Leans On @Twitter

The New York Stock Exchange turns to social media for timely trading updates.

When Will They Learn? Jenny McCarthy’s Hashtag Gets Hijacked

These celebs should really understand -- before trying to get a hashtag to trend, it should not be about them.

When You Make Incorrect Reports, Hashtags Like #TweetLikeABC Happen

Be careful what you tweet, especially if you're in the public eye.

Which Celebs Announced Their Engagements On Twitter In 2012?

2012 was a year of love for most celebrities. Here's our compilation of the most talked-about engagement announcements this year.

White House “Pins” Presence Online

  by  Tom Lohdan  Would you like to see what goes on in the White House in real time? Since the US presidential campaigns in August 2012, Barack Obama has been actively participating in social media to address supporters and increase his…

Who Wants To Watch The #NASA Landsat Launch?

#NASA is choosing 80 of its social media followers to personally witness the #Landsat launch in February 2013. Here's how.

Why Guinness’ #RoundUpYourMates Is An Advertising Failure

What you should NOT do when incorporating hashtags into your campaign.

With 2015 Now Here, Social Media Wishes Everyone A #HappyNewYear

It's official: 2015 is here and everyone is ready for a #HappyNewYear. Social media shows its celebratory side by reminiscing about the past and preparing for 2015.

Words Battle It Out On ‘Twitter Tussle’

Twitter Tussle is a nifty new app that pits words against each other in a popularity battle.

World Leaders Use Twiplomacy To Communicate With The Public

The world's most powerful take their thoughts to Twitter.

Would You Pay To Be On Instagram?

After Facebook's takeover of the free photo-sharing site in April 2012, the Zuckerberg firm is now considering making money off the platform. Would you agree?

Would You? The Tweet-Sourced Beer. Yes, Beer.

Introducing, the first official tweet-sourced drink. Here's why you should try it.

Yahoo CEO Crowdsources For First Baby’s Name

Yahoo's most powerful woman asks public for suggestions on her first baby's name.

Yes, The Pope Shall Tweet!

By the end of 2012, the Catholic community's most influential man will join the world's largest social media platform.

Your Facebook Details Could Be For Sale — For $5!

A Bulgarian blogger reveals that he purchased 1.1 million usernames and data off Facebook accounts for $5.

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