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Twittley – A Digg-Like Twitter Community (Button Shuffle Colors)

November 8, 2009

Twittley is Twitter tool that allows your blog/website visitors to easily tweet your posts to their Twitter feed, just like Tweetmeme does it. Twittley however, also offers Digg-like features on the Twittley website. Just like you can vote on articles on Digg, by digging them, you can vote on articles on Twittley by tweeting them. […]

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Google & Bing In Twitter Search Battle

October 22, 2009

Microsoft announced having agreed a deal with Twitter on providing real-time searches in Bing from Twitter. A few hours later, Google announced pretty much the same deal. Using Bing or Google, users should be able to search in Twitter messages, even just a few moments after they have been “tweeted”. Microsoft already has a test […]

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Do You Want To Pay For Using Twitter On Your Mobile?

September 28, 2009

Twitter investor Joi Ito believes that Twitter creates so much extra traffic for network providers that somebody should pay for the usage of Twitter on mobile phones. “When Twitter grows, SMS usage goes up. Sites are now able to promote across friends’ [Twitter] networks; traffic to certain kinds of sites increases. There’s a lot of […]

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Twitter Now Worth One Billion Dollars

September 18, 2009

Twitter is a rather small company with just 50 employees in San Francisco, but already worth one billion dollars, as they just received an injection worth $50 million. Twitter has not officially confirmed this new $50 million, which most of it came from Insight Venture Partners in New York, but TechCrunch reports that the employees […]

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Twitter Cross Site (XSS) Vulnerability – Watch Out!

August 28, 2009

James Slater, IT developer with a British firm that specializes in search engine optimization, has found a security vulnerability in the social network, Twitter. The simple act of reading tweets online on twitter.com could cause somebody to steal your login cookie and potentially get access to your Twitter account – or simply redirect you to […]

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My First 2 Weeks With Twitter: Experiences and recommendations

June 28, 2009

Today is exactly 2 weeks since I signed up for Twitter and started using it “for real”, and have I learned a thing or two!!! This post will sum up some of the things I’ve learned so far, my experiences and recommendations. The direct impacts Twitter have had on me involves: Relaunching my website, as […]

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6 Highly Recommended Ways of Using Twitter Search

June 27, 2009

While some may argue that FriendFeed is more “real time” than Twitter, Twitter is still the bigger player in the “social network league”. Here’s some great tips on how to get the best out of Twitter search. 1: Stay updated with topics you care about. I like to keep up to date with Apple and […]

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Facebook Looking To Replace Twitter Tweets?

June 24, 2009

Have you heard about the Facebook “Everyone button” yet? I haven’t, so I was a bit surprised to read today that Facebook launched a beta of the new Publisher with the “Everyone button” for certain users. Basically it lets you post your status updates for the whole world to see, not only your friends, just […]

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How to get Twitter followers that matters

June 24, 2009

“Oh no, not another one of those get-thousands-of-followers-scams”, you think? You’re in luck, because it’s not. I hate those and they don’t add anything of value to your Twitter experience (so I’ve heard, but it makes sense to me). In 10 days of being a Twitter user, I have 43 followers – of which, I […]

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I need a “Twitter FriendFeed Facebook” app – what do you got?

June 23, 2009

I’ve been on Twitter almost 2 weeks now, and I like it. Lots of interesting people to follow and I’ve already read lots of interesting articles, recommended by those people. FriendFeed seems pretty interesting too. I love that you can comment on “tweets” and the like function. But using only FriendFeed will make me miss alot […]

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