In the past Twitter was basically pointless if you weren’t a member. There wasn’t really much you could see from the homepage and as such you were missing out on all of the real-time news that Twitter has become known for. This all changed this weekend as Twitter announced a redesign of the Twitter.com homepage which now showcases interesting topics ...
Twitter has just began the roll out of their new Quote Tweet functionality – available currently for iPhone and Web users only. The new update allows you to say more within each quoted tweet you send out. Twitter users now have the ability add 116 characters worth of their thoughts on top of the 140-character limit of the quoted tweet. Say more ...
When it comes to using Twitter for business or marketing purposes – sharing just the right content at just the right moment is absolutely key. A hot Twitter topic can gain tremendous popularity within mere minutes and be forgotten about an hour later. Keeping up with all of that content at such a fast pace used to be quiet the ...
As a business owner managing all of your social media accounts is crucial – alas time consuming. So I wanted to put together this quick video to showcase how you can save some time by connecting your Facebook & Twitter pages together – thus allowing you to post in two places at the same time! Now there are a few ...
SetupABlogToday launched an awesome infographic that’s been making the rounds across the interwebs today – and I felt it only appropriate to reblog is on here also. Check out the following infographic outlining the best social media keyboard shortcuts across Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Tumblr, and Google+.
Twitter and Google have closed on a deal to allow tweets to show up within Google's search results as soon as they're posted by any of Twitter's 284 million plus users. Where exactly the tweets ...
Now that pretty much all the top social networks support pinned/featured posts in one way or another I wanted to make the following walk-through video to show you how to utilize pinned posts on your Facebook pages, Twitter profiles and Google+ Pages. Furthermore we’ll touch base on when these pinned posts reset and what happens to them once they do ...
For quite a while now Twitter users have been unable to send links to fellow followers via direct messages. Fast forward over a year and Twitter has finally returned the feature to their private messaging system allowing everyone to send links to their followers and friends. At the time that links were first removed from Twitter it was all because of ...
Continuing on with the Twitter news today Twitter has decided to open source a huge library of it’s emojis. The library is available over on GitHub and it’s open for any developer who wants to implement the characters into their apps, sites and wherever else they may fit. There are 872 emojis in the bunch, Twitter says. “Since we’ve gotten ...
Twitter has introduced a small change to the Twitter home stream by moving the new tweet box off the left-hand side to the top of users’ feed. This means when someone wants to compose a tweet they no longer have to click on the small box on the left. This gives Twitter much the same user experience as Facebook has now ...
Late last night Twitter announced Audio Cards – a new addition to your Twitter stream which allows you to listen to music and podcasts directly from your stream on iOS and Android devices. Furthermore when you so happen to find something that you like you can dock it and continue browsing Twitter while it plays in the background. Apart from ...
There has long been question of the best monetization methods for Twitter beyond simply sponsored tweets and advertising - and with that comes their latest venture into the world of eCommerce ...
Its been a quiet weekend here at the Rapid Purple blog as we all celebrated Labor Day – however with that said these past few days have also been extremely busy in the tech world. For starters Twitter announced the launch of Twitter analytics for all Twitter users. Something that was previously reserved for advertisers or verified accounts only. Access to ...
Small and large businesses are getting a bit more equal, at least as far as Twitter is concerned. Twitter announced on Friday it's new advertising interface for small
As of February 20th, 2013, you’re going to have two fewer characters to send a message on Twitter when you’re sharing a link. The t.co wrapper that Twitter is using to shorten web addresses is lengthening from 20 to 22 reserved characters. This means that any link you share will now take up two more spaces that you could previously use for letters. ...
Most businesses with any online presence, along with bloggers and webmasters, are aware of the benefits that Twitter can have on your business. There are SEO benefits, marketing and promotional benefits, and customer relationship benefits to name just a few. Fact is that you’re business or website has probably been mentioned on Twitter – even if you don’t have a ...