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Twitter is increasingly being used by television networks to boost potential advertising revenue and to help the networks to be able to engage directly with viewers. According to a report by the Australian newspaper the Herald Sun it is Twitter that is proving to be one of the most important modern tools when it comes […] Read More

X-Factor Bosses Looking At Contacting Police Over Threatening Tweets thumbnail

Bosses behind the hit reality talent contest show, The X-Factor, are said to be considering approaching British police following a series of threatening messages posted on Twitter. The contestant at the centre of the malicious and threatening tweets is Christopher Maloney. Already Christopher Maloney has found himself being booed on stage at the X-Factor show […] Read More

Twitter Users Detained In UK Over Burning Poppy Picture thumbnail

A Twitter user in the UK has been arrested by police in Kent after he posted a picture on the social media site showing a burning poppy. A statement from Kent police issued to the Telegraph newspaper said that a man from Aylesham had been detained on suspicion of making malicious telecommunications last night. It […] Read More

Twitter Accounts Compromised

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Twitter users have been receiving emails from the micro-blogging site warning them that their accounts may have been compromised by a third party. According to a report by BBC News thousands of Twitter users have been warned about the compromise of their accounts. But further problems have also faced Twitter with the site sending out […] Read More

Obama Breaks News Of Election Victory Via Twitter thumbnail

It should have been an easy win for Barack Obama but in the end the Republican hopeful Mitt Romney came closer than was altogether comfortable for the Democrats but the news of the win was finally broken via Twitter by the newly re-elected President Obama. Barack Obama used Twitter to announced his re-election to the […] Read More

Twitter And Facebook Users Asked to Fall Silent For Remembrance Sunday thumbnail

Users of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are being asked by the Royal British Legion in the UK to fall silent for two minutes on Sunday to mark Remembrance Sunday. The Royal British Legion has launched a campaign to raise awareness of Remembrance Sunday and is encouraging social media users to observe […] Read More

Twitter Trolls Target Adele

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British singer Adele has become the latest victim of Twitter trolls following the birth of her child this weekend. The Bond film singer is said to have given birth to a baby boy on Saturday October 20 according to media reports but instead of this being an occasion to celebrate many people used the birth […] Read More

Just Who Is Using Twitter?

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A new study by beevolve has looked into exactly who is using Twitter around the world. The "Exhaustive Study of Twitter Users Across the World" by beevolve looked at a massive 36 million Twitter users profiles to be able to better understand the average profile of a person who is using Twitter. According to beevolve […] Read More

Mercedes Looks To Twitter Users For New Campaign thumbnail

A new advertising campaign by Mercedes will be harnessing the power of Twitter to try to encourage younger consumers to buy the high end cars. According to Mercedes, the multimillion pound campaign launched on Twitter will be the first in the world where Twitter users will decide the the plot for the Mercedes advertising campaign. […] Read More

New Twitter Partnership With Nielsen thumbnail

Twitter has announced a new partnership with the survey company Nielson to be able to measure brand opinion on the microblogging site. Twitter is hoping to be able to increase advertising revenue on their site by asking Twitter users to complete surveys while on the site. Users on Twitter who take part in a survey […] Read More