Twitter’s Share Prices Rise Almost 10%
Feb09

Twitter’s Share Prices Rise Almost 10%

Twitter’s share price rose almost 10% after-hours when the social network reported a near doubling in quarterly revenue, despite weaker than anticipated user growth. Its latest results showed Twitter raked in $479.1m (£312.5m) during the final three months of 2014, with mobile advertising revenue amounting to 88% of the total. Its efforts to secure more cash from outside the US also appeared to be paying off, with international...

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Facebook’s Complex Terms & Conditions Should Be Easier to Read
Dec01

Facebook’s Complex Terms & Conditions Should Be Easier to Read

MPs say the terms and conditions on sites including Facebook are filled with jargon and unsuitable for users. The UK parliament has told social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to make their terms and conditions easier to read. A report by the Commons Science and Technology Committee said: “The terms and conditions currently favoured by many organisations are lengthy and filled with jargon. “The opaque,...

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New Twitter Analytics Show Number of Times Tweets Have Been Seen
Aug29

New Twitter Analytics Show Number of Times Tweets Have Been Seen

It was once the preserve of Twitter’s blue-ticked celebrity users and big-spending advertisers. Now everyone can see how many times each of their tweets have been seen, and how other users have interacted with them, thanks to Twitter’s analytics system. Twitter announced the roll-out of its statistics service to all users last night – with front end engineer Ian Chan tweeting: “Absolutely thrilled to open up...

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25,000 Users Support Lawsuit Against Facebook’s Privacy Policies
Aug18

25,000 Users Support Lawsuit Against Facebook’s Privacy Policies

An Austrian waging a battle against Facebook’s privacy policies said Wednesday that 25,000 users of the social networking giant have signed on to his class action lawsuit. The suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, claims a symbolic 500 euros ($660) per plaintiff from Facebook for several out of a “long list” of alleged violations of the law, his advocacy group Europe-v-Facebook said. These include its privacy policy,...

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5 Time-Saving Apps to Free Up Your Schedule
Aug06

5 Time-Saving Apps to Free Up Your Schedule

Mobile devices are supposed to be all about ease and convenience, but a smartphone or tablet is only as good as the apps you install on it. Finding apps that suit your needs can be a time-consuming task in itself. Maximise your valuable time with this list of convenient apps that will miraculously free up your schedule. Mynd iOS A super-powered calendar app, Mynd makes your day easy by giving you the whole picture. View your entire...

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New .Scot Domain Launched Ahead of Independence Vote
Jul21

New .Scot Domain Launched Ahead of Independence Vote

Referendum campaigns Yes Scotland and Better Together are among the first to use the new .scot domain name. Scotland now has its own national domain name – and both the yes and no referendum campaigns have been among the first to sign up. Yes Scotland, Better Together, NHS Scotland and the Scottish government are among 50 businesses and organisations to use the .scot domain name. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the...

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