Archives: December 2013
Did you know that Twitter celebrated its 7th birthday in 2013, and in that time has gone from just 224 daily tweets to an incredible 400 million tweets per day?
Need a little weekend reading?
We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes the best of social media 2013, how to turn Twitter into your own personal TV show, 6 tips for shorter tweets, 13 amazing social media stats from 2013 and a look at social media and the rise of the millennials.
Did you know that 1.4 million tweets were sent in just one hour following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement as manager of Manchester United?
Hey, who’s that following you on Twitter?
Oh, it’s a shark. Wait… what?
Yep. Sharks are now sending tweets, courtesy of a new initiative from Surf Life Saving Western Australia (SLSWA), whose scientists have attached transmitters to more than 320 sharks, including great whites, so they can be monitored up and down the coast.
Demographics Pro is now available as a free HootSuite app, offering audience and demo insights directly in your dashboard.
Demographics Pro is basically the Twitter equivalent of Nielsen ratings, analyzing your followers’ gender, age, marital status, income, occupation, race, religion, language, likes and interests, location by country/state/city, and brand affiliation. And now it’s available for free through HootSuite.