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Twitter’s Latest Experiment: Self-Explaining Hashtags

Twitter's Latest Experiment: Self-Explaining Hashtags

Twitter brought hashtags to the attention of the cultural masses, and it feels like hardly an hour passes now without seeing a hashtag plastered across a billboard, movie trailer or TV commercial.

However, on Twitter itself, one of the biggest problems with any single hashtag can be figuring out what it actually means. Something like #happy is pretty clear, but what does #rt usually stand for – retweet?

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Twitter Transparency Report: 2,058 Account Information Requests, up 46% [REPORT]

Twitter Transparency Report: 2,058 Account Information Requests, up 46% [REPORT]

Twitter has released its fifth Transparency Report, a bi-annual update that aims to “provide more meaningful and constructive insight into the global government and copyright requests we receive, and their respective impact, with the goal of making this report more compelling and informative for you”.

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Why Now Is the Time for Your Brand to Start Posting Video on Twitter

Why Now Is the Time for Your Brand to Start Posting Video on Twitter
We might not all be cozying around a smartphone for family movie night, but mobile video is rising in popularity nonetheless. And Twitter’s latest announcement should motivate any brand that isn’t tweeting videos to fire up the digital camera.

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5 Steps to Effective Social Media Measurement [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 Steps to Effective Social Media Measurement [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re going to invest time and resources in social media, you need to figure out a way to measure your return on investment.

It can be frustrating process. The ROI of social media is hard to quantify, and there’s no one-size-fits-all methodology that will please everybody. So how do you measure success?

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Social Media Ads Cheat Sheet: Image Sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & More [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Ads Cheat Sheet: Image Sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & More [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media advertising is kind of a big deal.

How big? Both Twitter and Facebook rake in the bulk of their cash from their own social ads platforms, and LinkedIn, Google+ and, soon, Instagram also have bespoke marketing tools.

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You Can Now Embed Tweets Within Tweets – is Twitter’s ‘Retweet With Comment’ Coming Soon?

You Can Now Embed Tweets Within Tweets - is Twitter's 'Retweet With Comment' Coming Soon?

Huge update from Twitter today that, while appearing fairly simple on first look, could be an early indication of some big changes on the platform: you can now embed tweets within tweets.

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Can Twitter Shaming Prevent Bad Parking?

Can Twitter Shaming Prevent Bad Parking?

Can public shaming get people to do a better job parking their cars? A new Twitter movement says “yes.”

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Twitter Acquires Deep-Learning Image Search Startup Madbits

Twitter Acquires Deep-Learning Image Search Startup Madbits

Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning based image search startup, for an undisclosed amount.

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Six in 10 B2B Marketers Spending More on Social Media in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Six in 10 B2B Marketers Spending More on Social Media in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

58 percent of business to business (B2B) marketers are spending more on social media this year, with just one in fifty decreasing their spend in this area in 2014, reveals a new study.

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Twitter’s Next Milestone: 300 Million Active Users Before 2015 [CHART]

Twitter's Next Milestone: 300 Million Active Users Before 2015 [CHART]

Twitter smashed almost every Wall Street estimation with its Q2 2014 earnings report released last night, and the stock subsequently went through the roof in the after-market, rallying more than 35 percent at one stage.

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