Posts tagged Twitter
Twitter, the popular metroblogging arena on social networking paradigm just got a new platform for sharing videos on mobile domains. Currently available only on iPhone and iPod the service offers the facility to record 6 seconds or less long looping videos. This can be compared with instagram as the app is not mainly a video app and acts for like a gif based application.
The emergence and popularity of social media domains has revolutionized ever since the popularity of Tumblr and Twitter have paced up. Facebook however comes back as an attempt to revitalize its popularity by organizing a Live event on the 15th of January 2013.
Studies by various researches are emerging to prove the effectiveness of social media in distance learning. For example, recent studies have disclosed that the exposure to an instructor via social networking enhances the motivation level of the entire class and thus results in the betterment of the environment of the classroom as a whole. This in turn is obviously reflective with positive changes in the performance of the students.
The most popular and the most massive of the social networks namely MySpace and Facebook have been known to have been the foremost contributors in this regard. This is owing to the reason that even the most ‘technology-unfamiliar’ of the people (mostly those living in remote locations where awareness to computing sciences are not very common) have heard of these ever famous social networks. Thanks to media coverage internet environments are recognized and understood even where they do not exist. More >
Social media marketing is very important for fashion industry. Social media can enhance the awareness of fashion products by comparing the characteristics of one type of fashion product with another’s. It helps prospective clients to establish a preference for their fashion product and to ultimately become loyal customers. Social media, with its millions of users, is a great place for a fashion companies to introduce their products and enhance awareness of their characteristics. This encourages prospective consumers to remember the fashion product enabling them to relate to it at various instances.
I was shocked when I read a tweet from NBC News official Twitter account stating, “Breaking News! Ground Zero has just been attacked. Flight 5736 has crashed into the site, suspected hijacking. more as the story develops”, after which I visited the Twitter page for NBC News and found that it was hacked by the famous cyber hackers named as The Script Kiddies, if you could only recall this is the same hackers group that was previously involved in hacking the Twitter account of Fox News.
Good news for Telenor subscribers in Pakistan now they can easily sign in, send tweets, and receive tweets to their Twitter accounts with the help of SMS (Short Text Messages). Read details after the break.
London was burned this week due to heavy riots, caused when the police shot, 29 year old Mark Duggan in Tottenhum on Thursday. The protest against the police began peacefully, which then turned into a violent night of looting and carnage, burning buildings, vehicles, etc.
9th August: According to the police officials, and news reports by BBC, the protest was done by the teenage gang and BlackBerry Messenger, Twitter and Facebook were considered as an important tool in igniting these riots. Read more about this news after the break.
Last week we reported that Old Twitter will soon be diminishing and Twitter has been warning their users for that as well. But now it has been finally wiped out. And the New Twitter is the only Twitter, users will be using now, whether they like it or not!
It’s time to bid farewell to the Old Twitter, as the company has just announced that all the users who are still using older version of Twitter will automatically be shifted to the New Twitter this week.
We have posted some fine collection of infographics previously on our site, but today we are going to share the finest for our readers to see. Visual.ly, the site on which you can explore numerous infographics, has created an exceptional infographic tool which is named as ‘Twitterize Yourself’, the tool let you generate your own Twitter infographic by using data from your Twitter account’s tweets. Read how to use it after the break.