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Commercials are coming to Twitter

Sep 14, 2011
Well, commercial tweets anyway. Twitter is expanding its paid tweets program and will begin inserting commercial messages in your feed. So you'll...
Posted In: advertising, Twitter

Twitter has 200 million users! Twitter has 100 million users!

Sep 9, 2011
Both are kind of correct. Twitter, which has been historically stingy about sharing statistics, said in a blog post yesterday that the service has...
Posted In: Twitter

MST3K's Bill Corbett dramatically reads from his fake Twitter account

Sep 7, 2011
I don't know. Is that the best headline. Rifftrax.com's Bill Corbett? And it's his real Twitter account, I guess, it's just that it's written in a...
Posted In: bill corbett, featured, Twitter

Come on, @Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Twitter user Irene Tien, who owns the Twitter handle @Irene, suddenly found herself a lot more famous than she expected, due to the storm. The real...
Posted In: irene, Twitter

British government trying to figure out social media

Aug 26, 2011
The phrase "kill the messenger" comes to mind. There was a big meeting on Thursday in London between British officials and representatives of...
Posted In: Blackberry, england, Facebook, Research in Motion, rim, riots, Twitter

Twitter adds photo galleries

Aug 23, 2011
"Remember when Twitter used to be about WORDS?"...
Posted In: photography, pictures, Twitter

Missouri teachers sue to end ban on private messaging to students

Aug 22, 2011
The Missouri State Teachers Association has filed suit to block parts of a law signed last month by Governor Jay Nixon. The bill was designed to...
Posted In: Education, Facebook, schools, teachers, Twitter

Daily roundup of social media and jail: England and Egypt edition

Aug 17, 2011
Actually, if it's England, I guess we're talking about gaol....
Posted In: Egypt, england, Facebook, riots, Twitter

Riots have died down but the online wars in England are heating up

Aug 12, 2011
While the UK government is considering whether to shut down Twitter so the people using the service for "ill" won't have a way to communicate, the...
Posted In: england, riots, Twitter

Cameron floats the idea of shutting down social media. Yeah, that ought to take care of everything.

Aug 11, 2011
England's Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the House of Commons today in the wake of the recent riots in that country. He noted how social...
Posted In: england, Facebook, riots, social networking, Twitter

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