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Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

How important is diversity in the workplace? A KelloggInsight report documented how better decisions are made by diverse businesses, while Catalyst noted that Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women board directors outperformed those with the least by 53 percent.

Now, Twitter has released data that reveals the company’s ethnic and gender diversity, and it makes for interesting reading.

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Hillary Clinton Visits Twitter HQ for Q&A

Hillary Clinton Visits Twitter HQ for Q&A

Earlier this week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco for a sit-down Q&A, discussing her new book, politics, and taking questions from the Twitter community.

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Saudi Arabia Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison, 450 Lashes for Twitter ‘Homosexual Contacts’

Saudi Arabia Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison, 450 Lashes for Twitter 'Homosexual Contacts'

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a homosexual man to three years in prison and 450 lashes for using his Twitter account to promote “homosexual contacts”, reports Gulf News.

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American Airlines Responds to 80% of Customer Tweets Within 15 Minutes [STUDY]

American Airlines Responds to 80% of Customer Tweets Within 15 Minutes [STUDY]

The major airlines adapted to Twitter perhaps as quickly as any other industry vertical, rapidly recognising its usefulness as a medium to deliver flight information, provide updates and respond to customer support enquiries.

Indeed, it’s this latter area where American Airlines has particularly excelled, with their @AmericanAir profile responding to 99 percent of customer queries on Twitter within one hour, and 80 percent in just 15 minutes.

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Twitter: Just 5% of Social Logins (Facebook: 55%, Google+: 27%, Yahoo: 11%) [STUDY]

Twitter: Just 5% of Social Logins (Facebook: 55%, Google+ 27%, Yahoo: 11%) [STUDY]

Facebook continues to dominate social logins around the globe, with more than half now accountable to the social networking giant, reveals the latest data from Gigya.

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Millionaires Love Facebook, Ignore Twitter

Millionaires Love Facebook, Ignore Twitter

Millionaires are all about social media – but they much prefer Facebook to Twitter.

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55% of Couples Used a Hashtag During Their #Wedding [INFOGRAPHIC]

55% of Couples Used a Hashtag During Their #Wedding [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the biggest trends in social media is the hashtagification of everything.

And I mean everything. Of course, the use of hashtags on Twitter (and, later, Instagram and Facebook) is now absolutely the norm, with millions being shared each and every day. That volume quickly bled into “real world” usage as marketers looked to capitalise on all those social eyeballs, with hashtags very much par for the course on television shows, movie trailers and commercials. And now: weddings.

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More Than 7 in 10 Twitter, Pinterest Shares Are Now Done Via a Mobile Device [STUDY]

More Than 7 in 10 Twitter, Pinterest Shares Are Now Done Via a Mobile Device [STUDY]

The vast majority of all Twitter and Pinterest social sharing is now done via a mobile device – compared to slightly more than half of Facebook sharing – reveals a new study from ShareThis.

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35 Must-Have Content Marketing Tools [INFOGRAPHIC]

35 Must-Have Content Marketing Tools [INFOGRAPHIC]

Brands around the globe continue to place a strong focus on content marketing with 74 percent spending more on this strategy in 2014, and four in 10 making it their primary focus.

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Changes Are Coming To Twitter’s Direct Messages

Changes Are Coming To Twitter's Direct Messages

Good news for those who have been pulling their hair out over Twitter’s clunky Direct Message system: the company has announced that it’s revamping the way you send your private messages.

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