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Twitter Bot is Helping to Shut Down Dirty Restaurants in Chicago

Twitter Bot is Helping to Shut Down Dirty Restaurants in Chicago

Think you got food poisoning at that trendy new fusion restaurant last night? Forget about calling it in – tweet it instead, and you might just help shut down a shady business.

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Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist’s Beheading

Twitter Banning Users That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

On Tuesday the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posted a video which they said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria almost two years ago.

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Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

Twitter Will Remove Photos of Deceased Individuals on Request From Loved Ones

In an update to their official policy, Twitter has said that it will remove photos and videos of deceased individuals if a request is made from an immediate family member.

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What’s a Twitter Timeline? It’s a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

What's a Twitter Timeline? It's a Place Where we Can Put Anything we Want, Says Twitter

Earlier this week we reported on news that Twitter has started showing favourites to some users from the accounts that they follow. That is, when their friends favourite a tweet, some of them show up in their timeline.

We’ve also noted how Twitter has been showing tweets from accounts that their friends follow to some users. Both of these updates are being tested on the usual small subset of profiles in Twitter’s everyday experiments, and they work in much the same way that retweets from people you follow appear in your feed.

People hate change, but it really feels like everybody hates these changes from Twitter. But here’s the thing: Twitter doesn’t care.

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99% of Social Media Posts Generate Almost no Engagement [STUDY]

99% of Social Media Posts Generate Almost no Engagement [STUDY]

A new study has revealed that 99 percent of organic, unpaid social media posts generate little to no engagement, with that remaining one percent soaking up almost all of the Likes, retweets, shares and comments across the top platforms.

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This App Will Tell You If You’re Talking to a Twitter Troll

This App Will Tell You If You're Talking to a Twitter Troll

When you’re on the internet, it’s best to follow the advice “beware the troll.” But how can you avoid hecklers, spammers and otherwise abusive Twitter accounts if you don’t know who they are?

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Just One Third of Marketers Say They Can Accurately Measure Social Media ROI [STUDY]

Just One Third of Marketers Say They Can Accurately Measure Social Media ROI [STUDY]

How do you measure the return on investment for your social media campaigns?

It’s the age-old question, and one that brands and marketing departments have struggled to answer for a decade now. And they’re still mystified: a new study reveals that just one third of executives are confident that they can accurately measure the effect of company social media use.

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U.S. Social Commerce – Statistics & Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

U.S. Social Commerce - Statistics & Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that social commerce sales are forecast to represent five percent of all online retail revenue in 2015?

Doesn’t sound like much? That five percent equates to $15 billion. Not too shabby.

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Twitter Experimenting With Showing Other Accounts’ Favorites in Your Timeline

Twitter Experimenting With Showing Other Accounts' Favorites in Your Timeline

Here’s yet another Twitter experiment that some users have noticed: Twitter is testing out including tweets that have been favorited by accounts that you follow right in your timeline.

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Who Follows the Most People on Twitter?

Who Follows the Most People on Twitter?

How many people do you follow on Twitter? Fifty? A couple of hundred? A few thousand, maybe?

More?

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