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How The Top 10 UK Universities Use Twitter

How The Top 10 UK Universities Use Twitter

An analysis of the top 10 universities in the UK shows that it doesn’t necessarily take a lot of tweets to engage students on social media – on average, they only tweet four times per day.

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Twitter, Sky Team Up To Let You #WatchOnSky

Twitter, Sky Team Up To Let You #WatchOnSky

Twitter has teamed up with BSkyB, the broadcaster that owns Sky Television, the United Kingdom’s most popular premium digital TV service, to trial #WatchOnSky, a new tool that will let Sky customers watch or record shows simply by clicking on buttons displayed within a tweet.

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Are You Getting Bored With Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are You Getting Bored With Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you finding social media boring?

Facebook has been with us for a little more than a decade, Twitter since 2006, and some 73 percent of online adults now use at least one social media site. But recent studies have revealed that six in 10 dislike excessive sharing on social media, with other polls suggesting a growing malaise.

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Twitter Stock Rallies More Than 11% After Gnip Acquisition

Twitter Stock Rallies More Than 11% After Gnip Acquisition

As we reported yesterday Twitter has acquired Gnip, a major provider of social data, for an undisclosed amount.

And the market’s reaction? Very bullish, as Twitter stock rallied more than 11 percent after the purchase, adding almost three billion dollars to its market capitalisation.

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Who Are The Best Psychologists To Follow On Twitter?

Who Are The Best Psychologists To Follow On Twitter?

Whether you’re interested in the latest scientific findings of the psychologist community or you just want to read about tips for living with better mental health, this list of the 30 most prominent psychologists on Twitter is a good one to keep your eye on.

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Social Media, Your Business And The Law [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media, Your Business And The Law [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hundreds of millions of people around the world now use social media – Facebook has more than one billion users all by itself – and for businesses of all shapes and sizes across almost every industry these platforms have revolutionised both their marketing and their ability to engage with customers.

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Twitter Buys Gnip, Promises To Make Data More Accessible

Twitter Buys Gnip, Promises To Make Data More Accessible

Twitter has acquired Gnip, a major provider of social data (and a long-term Twitter partner), for an undisclosed amount.

Gnip has worked closely with Twitter for four years, delivering more than 2.3 trillion (yes, trillion) tweets to customers across 42 countries in that time, providing insights into a range of industries such as finance, marketing and business intelligence.

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Social Media’s Impact On Natural Disasters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media's Impact On Natural Disasters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has quickly proven itself to be a revolutionary tool for business – not to mention revolution itself – but platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have also become enormously important as sources of information during natural disasters and emergencies.

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Is Now A Piece Of Art At Twitter HQ

Ellen's Oscar Selfie Is Now A Piece Of Art At Twitter HQ

Oscar night is always a splashy, star-sudded event, but this year Twitter got in on the action too: host Ellen Degeneres corralled her Oscar-nominated pals together for a selfie mid-show, which she then tweeted to millions of viewers. And not only does that selfie have the honor of being the most-retweeted tweet ever, it now has a place of distinction in Twitter’s own headquarters as a piece of art.

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Heartbleed: Should You Change Your Social Media Passwords? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heartbleed: Should You Change Your Social Media Passwords? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Heartbleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library, which is used throughout the internet by pretty much every major website, ranging from Google to Facebook, Pinterest to Twitter. The security breach was fixed with the latest version of OpenSSL, and the internet was quick to patch the flaw.

However, half a million websites were believed to have been affected by Heartbleed, and it’s the responsibility of admins to install the fix. So… should you change your Twitter password?

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