Take Your Twitter Efforts to the Next Level
YouTube continues to reign supreme as the top brand on Twitter, with its close-to 28 million followers enough for sixth place overall amongst all profiles on the micro-blogging social network, and more than seven million ahead of second-placed Instagram amongst brands.
Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a tip on how to get more retweets on Twitter, a study thats that shows how Vines are shared four times more than other videos on Twitter, a look at the top 15 countries on Twitter, as ranked by growth, the top 15 social networks worldwide and some thoughts on why it pays to be yourself on Twitter.
Industry experts are saying that Twitter is on track to earn up to $1 billion in ad revenue by the end of 2013. It’s become the go-to network of choice for TV shows looking to engage their audience on the second screen, non-profits seeking donations, and local businesses who want to build relationships with their communities. But what does all this mean for you?
Join us during the June 4th AllTwitter Marketing Conference‘s keynote panel to hear from some of the top minds in the Twitter community about where the network is headed, so you can be well ahead of the curve. And even if you can’t make it in person, be sure to tune into our #AllTwitterConf hashtag between 9-9:45am PT to follow along!
As the web cries out, yet again, after an attack by the Syrian Electronic Army, those of us fond of 80′s superhero shows feel like we’re watching an episode unfold. And it’s pretty fantastic.
Any minute now, the SuperFriends will come to the rescue.
Either than, or the hacks will just continue. It’s more fun to imagine the former. Ka-pow!
Today we give thanks for the Twitter co-founders penchant for interesting names. We have, of course, the Obvious Corp (which is anything but) and Square (that cool “pay using my smartphone” device), the new blogging platform Medium – and now, bestest of all – Jelly.
Beyond wondering if they’ve employed someone solely to come up with these names, this latest mushy gushy creation of Biz Stone that has left people wondering: “What the Jelly?”
If you’ve spent any amount of time on Twitter, you’ve likely received a TrueTwit validation direct message. It says something like “Nelly Nameless uses TrueTwit validation service. Please validate your account.”
If you think this practice is okay, you need a Twitter direct message refresher. And when you’re done reading THAT, we’ll tell you why this “harmless annoyance” (aka TrueTwit) is anything but.
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