Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter reduces spam

According to a data from Twitter, the website recently significantly reduced spamming activity. On February 2009 only 5% of twitts were spam, on August 2009 more than 9% twitts were spam, on the beginning of 2010 only 1% of twitts are spam. You can read more at blog.twitter.com.

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No quantity, but quality matters

A group of researchers have been published a research paper which has proven that Twitter follower count is relatively an insignificant metric when it comes to determining influence. The researchers examined the Twitter accounts of millions active users. The conclusion is that accounts with the largest number of followers are not always related to their

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OfficeTalk – Twitter from Microsoft

Microsoft is testing Microblogging Service called OfficeTalk. The service is designed for business to let employees share information similar to the way that we use Twitter.

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600 Tweets Per Second

In 2008 we were creating 5,000 tweets a day, in 2008 it was 300,000 a day, then 35 million last year and today we generate 50 million tweets a day. It is 600 tweets per second. The company claims it excluded spam from the measure. Source: blog.twitter.com

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Twitter Phishing Attack

The phishing messages look like this: “Lol. this you?? http:// divinelink.net/?rid= http://twitter.verify.bzpharma.net /login.” Don’t click it. The link will bring you to a fake Twitter login webpage

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Google Buzz

Google announced its new service called Buzz, which will compete with Facebook and Twitter. “Today, with Google Buzz, we’re introducing a new way to share and communicate inside of Gmail. Buzz is like an entirely new world inside of Gmail,” said Todd Jackson, Google Buzz product manager. Try live blogging with Google Buzz and read

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Confusing name of iPad tablet

Apple is facing a lot of troubles after the iPad announcement on Wednesday. Many people are saying the name iPad is too much associate with feminine hygiene products (“iTampon” became one of the most popular trending topics on Twitter). Natives from Boston to Ireland complain that iPad and iPod (Apple’s music player) in their regional

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The first tweet from space happened

“Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station ? the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s.” wrote today Mr. Timothy Creamer, whose Twitter name is Astro_TJ. He is an Astronaut on board the International Space Station (I.S.S.).

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Twitter grows abroad

During last few months Twitter’s growth has slowed down, however the website has found plenty of new users who are located outside the United States. According to date from Sysomos (a social media analytics and monitoring firm) right now, 50% of all Twitter users are people from USA. This is down from 62% in June

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google is the word of the decade

American Dialect Society (americandialect.org) has announced in its 20th annual words of the year vote that tweet is the word of the year and google is the word of the decade. According to definitions: tweet – noun, a short message sent via the Twitter.com service, and verb, the act of sending such a message Google

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