Post Tagged with: "Twitter"

Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters

Digiday reports "Sorry, Meerkat. Periscope hit the iTunes store on Thursday morning and puts up some weighted competition in the world of video live-streaming: Twitter purchased the app for $100 million before it hit the public, and its release immediately generated major buzz." . Read More

Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in news feeds

Mashable reports "Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter is now testing autoplay videos in user news feeds." . Read More

Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Twitter’s New “Quality Filter” Starts Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users

TechCrunch reports "Twitter can be a cesspool of bullying, which CEO Dick Costolo admitted in an internal memo has cost the microblogging platform users. Over the past few months, however, the company has taken several major steps to stop trolls. The latest is a new “quality filter” that lets verified users weed out problematic tweets from their notifications." . Read More

Twitter Teaming With Foursquare For Location Tagging In Tweets
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Twitter Teaming With Foursquare For Location Tagging In Tweets

TechCrunch reports "Twitter is bringing the ability to tag specific locations to Tweets via official apps and the web, through a partnership with Foursquare. The company tweeted about the upcoming feature today, showing a video of how it’ll work in iOS.". Read More

Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy

Digiday reports "For years, social media platforms operated under the conceit that if they could simply accumulate enough users, a business model would eventually present itself. Now, publishers have adopted the same philosophy, posting their media (particularly their videos) directly to platforms such as Facebook and Twitter in the hopes that amassing an audience there will one day result in a revenue stream." . Read More

Sirius XM Founder: Robot Clones Are Coming Thanks to Digital Media
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
Sirius XM Founder: Robot Clones Are Coming Thanks to Digital Media

AdWeek reports "Imagine if you could create a robot programmed with someone's personality based on what he or she has revealed via Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. It would think and react the same way the human being would while being completely created by people. According to Martine Rothblatt—the founder of Sirius Radio, United Therapeutics and GeoStar—that day is closer than you think." . Read More

Twitter Confirms Periscope Acquisition, And Here’s How The Livestreaming App Works
/ March 13, 2015 11:43 am
Twitter Confirms Periscope Acquisition, And Here’s How The Livestreaming App Works

TechCrunch reports "Today Twitter officially announced its January acquisition of livestreaming app Periscope. According to several sources, it will be launched as a separate app from Twitter with the ability to watch both live and previously broadcasted mobile video streams.". Read More

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