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.
Are you sure your child is reading the right books?
How does an expected Hollywood blockbuster promote on social media?
In Aug 22, 2012, the hashtags #emergency2012 and #GOIblocks trended as Twitter India users cried foul on the government's alleged censorship action.
Even with many characters dead, Twitter became alive on the final episode of the HBO series Game of Thrones' fourth season.
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 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.
Hashtag encourages Twitter users to get personal.
The Indian government marks its first ever Twitter conference with #DOI
#iOS8 was released with many new additions to the iPhone.
#Kershaw became a trending hashtag in the US today after Clayton Kershaw, pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, pitched a perfect game all through the six innings against the Colorado Rockies.
#Love is always a trending topic, as it refers to many different things in people's lives.
A promoted hashtag will only be as effective as the team or individual preparing it. Here's where some of the top brands failed.
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.
How does Twitter celebrate a milestone in a basketball star's career? Make his hashtag trend, of course.
This week a new trending game has been created. Though not as creative as most popular ones, it helped get through another Monday.
National Football League fans took their frustrations to Twitter after a controversial win by the Seahawks against the Green Bay Packers.
When the zoo loses an animal, leave it to the Twitterverse to find it -- and fast.
Taylor Swift uses the firepower of social media to bring her latest single (and album) to the world.
The hashtag #sorryfeminists enjoys a short-lived trend on Twitter as netizens took the chance to post about both stereotypes and serious issues.
There are trends that go on for a very long time. See why.
Netizens use #StopTheTerror to call for peace between Israel and Gaza.
At the start of the week, most hashtags are found to be about gaining new followers and friends across social media with hashtags such as #TeamFollowBack.
The joys of the beginning of the weekend in a hashtag.
Hashtag trend shows Twiter is a student's world.
You can never go wrong with hashtags that tap the human spirit.
Why is #Tumuklas trending on Twitter?
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.
#WhatIfChicago hopes to reduce gun-related violence in the city as crowd tweets ideas and thought-leaders get set for debate on October 11.
Toyota Motors launched an online competition with #wishgranted, allowing the public a chance to appear in its commercial for Super Bowl XLVII.
A trending hashtag has to appeal to the emotional side of the Twitter universe -- and #YAllRemember has done just that.
Staying successful on social media means keeping abreast with the latest industry news. Here are 10 social media hashtags you should follow.
Here are 10 of the best hashtags to follow if you're looking for travel advice.
Getting the right followers on Twitter may sound easy, but it's actually trickier to keep them.
For a stress-free holiday season, everything you need is on Twitter.
There are techniques that will effectively convert followers into loyal buyers without being accused of being a hard sell.
To maximize your use of hashtags for personal objectives or to push an online campaign, these are the ten websites where you should be applying them.
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.
Nowadays, hashtags are almost synonymous to a successful event. Here are the key elements of effective event hashtags.
What does it take for your business account to gain a solid following?
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.
Play your characters right and your followers could turn into your clients.
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.
Executives on Twitter abide by these 7 basic tenets for a successful micro-blogging presence.
Because it's the new year, it's time to hit that refresh button. Here's how to tie your campaign with the hype coming with the turn of the year.
Nine third-party applications seeking to link with the largest micro-blogging community can now breathe easy after receiving the green light to continue.
#teamfollowback promises to help twitter accounts gain followers by stating the twitter account will give a follow for a follow.
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.
A small town gets a surprise when thousands of Anime fans hijack its hashtag.
The social media giant is upping its presence in South Korea with more local partnerships, endorsements.
Another Monday means another Twitter game. This week features a movie-based remix: changing a Comedy's title to make it scary.
Every Thursday, social media gives everybody a chance to share some memories and favorite moments with #tbt.
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.
Knowing the basic Twitter jargon will make for a seamless micro-blogging experience.
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 train commuters air their grievances on Twitter with #MBTAannoy.
Twitter teams with up with ComedyCentral for online laugh fest.
For your business to have a successful online presence, you need to invest in building a good reputation and establishing credibility.
The Twitter Oscars Index was launched to help predict how the 2013 Academy Awards would turn out based on user posts and sentiments.
Another Twitter game to celebrate another closing week. This time it happens to be a little sillier than usual with plenty of contributions.
Latino celebrities engage micro-bloggers to vote wisely in the 2012 US national elections in a Twitter party with #IVoteBecause.
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.
In this Twitter game, participants use #XMasAMovie to incorporate the Christmas theme into the title of an ordinary movie.
Through the many categories of Christmas, people can get lost. From food, decorations, and fun ideas, #HolidayMadeSimple seeks to remove the complications.
A recent infographic shows that Christmas shoppers in the US consult #Twitter before they buy anything. Read on to find out how to maximize your online presence this season.
The Church of England prepares to live tweet sermons in time for the holidays with #ChristmasStartsWithChrist.
As the College Football season comes to a close, fans are asked to vote on which #OneFinalTeam they think will secure a position in the top 4.
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.
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.
The Twitter Index may not be fully accurate, but it gives us an idea of what the micro-blogging public thinks.
Speeches by Democrats appear to have more activity on Twitter than the Republicans in the 2012 conventions.
Facebook has collaborated with Storyful to start FB Newswire, an application that is targeted toward journalists
As the Internet becomes an indispensable part of learning, social media has turned into a vital tool to enhance education.
An enhanced profile page boosts your brand's appeal -- and will get you more followers.
Twitter gave in to a request by the Turkish government to close a number of accounts. Find out why.
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.
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…
Twitter users must understand the potential damage and legal implications a single tweet with unfounded information can cause.
With the Kids' Choice Awards show coming up, #Vote5SoS finally stands out to promote a music group popular among kids and younger teens.
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…
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.
Mayor Jeri Muoio of West Palm Beach, Florida holds a 'town hall' meeting on Twitter with #askmuoio.
Every Friday, Twitter users reach out to gain more followers (hence #FF Follow Friday). This week's rendition of the hashtag has shown a significant increase in its use.
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.
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.
#PrayForVancouver trends after an earthquake hits Haida Gwaii, an archipelago on the North Coast of British Columbia in Canada.
2013 was the year of the multiple hashtag fails.
Online users can be located and reached by specific companies depending on the hashtags that they’re using. Here's how hashtag targeting works.
Here are the most widely used Twitter hashtags for the financial professionals and for students of finance.
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
Your Twitter username is your identifier within the micro-blogging community. To get started, you will need to create a unique username.
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.
If you're unsure what to do next on your Twitter account, browsing through "Discover" could be an eye-opener.
Katy Perry's PR team turns to Twitter and lets fans decide what the popstar should release next.
A Twitter game started by @midnight, people aim to #RuinA90sBand by modifying its name to make it seem less appealing.
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.
Here are three important questions to ask before you go on your way to crafting that perfect trending hashtag.
Twitter Lists are a convenient way for users to group interests or other users in one thread for better continuity of posts and updates.
Are you attracting the right Twitter crowd?
What are the elements of a successful Twitter party?
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.
How your Twitter bio looks is just as important as your posts and update schedules. Here's how to make a very good first impression.
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.
Once you've chosen the hashtag your event will work with, the next step is to maximize its marketing capabilities.
On Twitter, you can get in touch with even the most famous celebrities -- but it's a different story if you get too close.
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.
On a free world like Twitter, it's very easy to be succeed and be the laughingstock on the same day. Here are tips on building and keeping a positive reputation.
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.
Your most active followers can become your staunchest advocates. Here's how to do it.
In the age of the Internet, educators are seeking novel ways to reach out to students in a way that will help make learning more interesting.
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.
How you write your bio can help boost your follower count from 0 to 100.
Twitter chats are some of the most casual platforms where real business can arise. Here's how to maximize your involvement.
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.
After receiving lackluster engagement, Twitter decides to let go of #music.
One of America's most traditional holidays, #Thanksgiving is the perfect day for social media users to express what they are most thankful for.
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.
Micro-bloggers can now track stock movements through their Twitter accounts.
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.
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.
In the digital age, how useful is social media to learning?
Twitter entered curiosity mode last night as people aggressively debated the color of a dress that seemed to boggle people's minds. #WhiteAndGold? You decide.
Twitter is getting better at coming up with diverse Twitter games. This week saw plenty of participation in the use of #MyLastWordsIn5Words which was much more developed than most other recent Twitter games.
After a momentous event in space history, #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant deny that this hashtag has served as a PSA for social media.
It's Thursday again which means it's time for #TBT. This week showed higher than average usage of the hashtag showing its growth.
It's hashtag game day on Twitter. This week #MakeAMoviePG reaches one of the top trends of the night giving Tweeters a chance to show their creative side.
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.
Fallon will be crowd-sourcing on Twitter so online participants have a chance to help create the script of the new Lincoln MKC advertisement.
Here are the pros and cons of keeping your personal Twitter account separate from your private account.
Just before Valentine's Day, social media sees #WhatIsLoveIn4Words appear which allows people to share their idea of what true love would look like.
Networks are cracking down on child actors who post too much information on their social media accounts.
KitchenAid apologizes to Obama and the public for an employee's post on Twitter.
#RomneyEncore trends as 47% (or more) of Americans expressed disdain over Mitt Romney's statements in a leaked video.
The trendy hashtag #murica was created by extreme patriotism and continues to be used for many different reasons.
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.
URL shorteners help you maximize your social media posting power by leaving you more room for personal notes.
US First Lady Michelle Obama creates a second Twitter account.
Microsoft retires the Facebook and Twitter from Xbox 360, brings in Internet Explorer
Microsoft's #DroidRage hashtag backfires as Twitter users post why they don't want the software.
This Woman Crush Wednesday (#wcw), people show off their significant friends, family members, and inspirational celebrities to the world.
Healthcare professionals are tapping social media to increase knowledge and awareness on various health issues to people all over the world.
An internet celebrity sparks a huge trending hashtag after releasing a Christmas-themed video. #NashsChristmasSkit soars as it is spread from person to person.
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 has unveiled a redesigned app for iPad -- now with more images on profile.
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.
The last Newsweek magazine will be printed one final time on December 31, 2012. The hashtag #LASTPRINTISSUE will be leading its farewell online.
WaterIsLife uses reverse trending with #firstworldproblems to generate support for clean, potable water worldwide.
Famous iOS hacker Charlie Miller joins Twitter's security team.
Two power house football programs clash in this #MusicCityBowl. Both teams are known for strong histories but lacked any expertise this season.
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.
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.
Some celebrities, particularly the rich and beautiful, have a knack of getting too bored that they completely make a fool out of themselves online.
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.
Pope Benedict officially begins tweeting on December 12, 2012.
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.
Mitt Romney attacks PBS' budget using Big Bird.
Students sarcastically make remarks to say #ThanksMichelleObama after they have become fed up with the poor quality of their new school lunches.
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.
A survey of 1,000 Canadians reveals the social media may be a huge help in emergency situations.
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.
Social media celebrates #HumanRightsDay in an effort to get people involved in basic human rights movements each and every day.
Weddings are typically a time for celebrating a couple's love. This can also be a very good time to #RuinAWeddingIn5Words, thanks to ideas among social media.
2012 was a year of empowered philanthropic activities made more successful by active social media promotion.
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.
Modern music streaming websites and programs enables people to listen to new music everyday. With social media, they are able to share that music with hashtags.
Another year in the books. Social media celebrates its #BestMemoriesOf2014 with the world as 2014 comes to a close.
The #FaceOfMLB 2014 will be decided using social media. Fans use the hashtag to vote for their favorite player that they think best represents the league.
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.
Twitter's vast network creates a viable way for businesses to expand their networks and reach out to more clients. Here's how to start a twitter hashtag to promote your business.
December 21st - the shortest day of the year, social media decides to also name it #ShortGirlAppreciationDay. Light humor gives a distraction from other events.
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.
This 12-month plan serves as your guide to creating a sound and solid social media plan for your self or your business.
International news wire takes its first foray into Twitter advertising with a Samsung sponsored tweet.
Would you name your child 'hashtag'?
Live tweeting important events can get you noticed, no doubt, but how careful should you be with your 140 characters?
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.
A simple Tweet drove social media and the entire internet into a frenzy. There’s no doubt you’ve already seen the #AlexFromTarget hashtag in the last few hours...
Want to know all about retweets (RTs)? Here's a no-nonsense guide.
The Season of Giving has brought the always-trending hashtag #Giveaway to spike higher than usual.
Modifying book titles has become a pretty popular idea for hashtag games. #RedNeckABook is another good example of the fun ideas social media has for these games.
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.
The social stigmas surrounding mental illnesses is diminishing thanks to the support of the #BellLetsTalk campaign which encourages social media to help out.
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.
Green Twitter hashtags spark conversations on some of the most pressing environmental issues around the world today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
So you're not getting enough followers on your Twitter account? There may be some things you're doing wrong.
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.
New Twitter feature allows you to tag up to 10 people and make a collage for up to four photos.
There are available and free tools on Twitter to help you boost your marketing campaign.
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.
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."
Twitter may be public domain, but to thrive and survive, you need to follow a few basic best practices guidelines.
140 characters is a very powerful space; use it wisely and productively.
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.
How would the toughest rappers look with some minor adjustments? Twitter goes on a frenzy with #MakeARapperSoft
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.
Cheese and movies. That's what #CheeseSchmovies meshes together in a Twitter game intended as a promotion for a new board game that involves a similar goal.
The world's largest microblogging platform is going public -- are you buying?
Should Twitter go for this planned redesign?
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.
Every day, the social media giant introduces some new -- discreetly.
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 #SignsYoSonIsGay 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.
Twitter goes beyond 140 characters and into live reality TV.
Not in the near future, says execs.
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.
#FirstTweet shows us what famous people tweeted back when they were still novices.
New Twitter update classifies and measures tweet value.
Jarvis Britton's Twitter comments against Obama may be "harmless" but they were grave enough to land him audience with a federal grand jury.
As if shopping via the Amazon online shopping platform wasn't convenient enough, the company collaborates with Twitter to make #AmazonCart the shopping destination on social media.
Have the criticism on 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney gone too far? Democrat supporters launch #RomneyDeathRally on Twitter.
The war between Twitter and Instagram continues to heat up -- and users get all the benefits.
Reports say Twitter had offered to acquire Instagram, but didn't put it on paper.
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.
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.
How would you like it if your government had access to your social media activity?
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.
From Chicago deep dishes to New York brick ovens, there are too many styles of pizza to not celebrate #NationalPizzaDay with social media.
To usher in the start of the Christmas season, netizens have gone on to boost the spirit of philanthropy with #GivingTuesday.
The 2012 US national elections is taking its bid to a wider and more passionate audience -- Twitter!
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.
Twitter is a great way to expand and promote your business.
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.
You can cross your posts from Twitter to Facebook in one go.
The verified account badge confirms the legitimacy of the Twitter accounts you are following.
A day that is made in order to honor those friends that were met online and not in person.
Twitter partners with Vizify for the second time around for this new nifty tool.
Dane Cook is back and he wants to know what sorts of questions you might have for him.
The "Liars" of Pretty Little Liars (#PLL) bring their audience to the edge of their seats yet again as more lies and mysteries accumulate in every episode.
The hit series #Scandal continues to keep fans excited as each and every new episode brings out new drama and suspense among characters to keep social media talking.
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.
It's hump day. Twitter turns to what it knows best to get through the hardest part of the week-Trending Twitter Games.
Not all characters are acceptable for use with hashtags. Here's what works and what doesn't.
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.
Every Wednesday, users of social media will use this hashtag religiously in order to showcase their women crushes.
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.
A tweet chat, sometimes called a Twitter party, refers to the collective use of a specific hashtag within a specified time, mostly with the goal to promote an event or move a cause forward.
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.
The New York Stock Exchange turns to social media for timely trading updates.
With Christmas practically upon it, the city of #Chicago starts trending thanks to the hundreds of events going on to celebrate with the millions of citizens.
Be careful what you tweet, especially if you're in the public eye.
2012 was a year of love for most celebrities. Here's our compilation of the most talked-about engagement announcements this year.
Hashtags have been a popular and effective way to bring ideas together from people all over the world -- and a solid technique for marketers to reach their target consumers.
After Christmas festivities are over and even before they beging, it's important to clean up and give your house a #HolidayShine.
Here are 5 reasons why your tweet chat isn't getting enough participants.
You keep tweeting, but nobody's following. Here are the reasons why.
Discover your hashtag's potential to expand by finding out who its most popular cousins are.
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.
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.
When Dr. Manmohan turned over his administration to the new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the official Twitter handle with over 1.24 million followers was not included in the deal.
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.
With the Christmas Season already here, Twitter whips up a fun game to get the celebration started using the hashtag #XmasListIn3Words.
Twitter Tussle is a nifty new app that pits words against each other in a popularity battle.
There are always some fun "National" days, but who would want to miss out on #NationalCookieDay? Social media shows off recipes, displays, and cookie stories.
While Halloween may bring to mind endless scores of candy, most people have a few that they just cannot stand. #UnwantedHalloweenTreats brings out the truth.
Nielsen has conducted research which showed that more people read tweets about television compared to those who actually create tweets by a margin of 50-1.