By Shea Bennett on November 25, 2014 3:00 PM
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Twitter has made a couple of updates to its direct message system in the past few weeks and is looking to launch a complete revamp of the platform in 2015. Those changes probably can’t come soon enough, as direct messages have always been cumbersome to use.
It’s also oh-so-easy to accidentally send a public tweet by mistake, as Twitter chief financial office Anthony Noto just found out when he accidentally leaked what appears to be Twitter’s plan to buy a company.
Twitter is planning to invest more in the fast-growing internet and social media market in India, reveals Katie Jacobs Stanton, Twitter’s vice president of global media.
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We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes news that Pinterest and Instagram are growing faster than Twitter and Facebook, a look at how much time we spend on social networks each day, the business to business marketing metrics that matter, a hands-on guide to Twitter’s new ‘buy’ button and the history of hashtags.
It has become common knowledge among digital marketing pros that images perform exceptionally well on social media. They get more shares, clicks, retweets and comments than most other types of posts. In fact, research by Twitter’s own media blog revealed that tweets with photos generated 35% more retweets than average.
So how are you leveraging the power of images in your tweets? If you’re stuck for ideas, here are 7 types of images that you can tweet to get yourself some more engagement.