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How The 70/30 Rule Can Rocket Your Twitter Presence To The Top

How do you spread out your tweets throughout the day? Do you consciously choose when to send what, or are you more of a spontaneous tweeters?

Spontaneity, if it’s who you are, is a great thing. However, it can lead to a Twitter account that is “blotchy” – lots of activity clustered together in the span of an hour or so, and then radio-silence for the rest of the day.

Any business or professional Twitter account should make an effort to plan out their tweets – at least some of the time. And the 70/30 Rule will help you get there.

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Facebook’s Head Of Consumer And Mobile Marketing Jumps Ship For Twitter

Twitter has hired Facebook’s consumer and mobile marketing head Kate Jhaveri, who will take on the role of senior director of consumer marketing.

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Introducing Twitter University, A Hub For Engineers Fueled By Acquisition Marakana

In a two-pronged move, Twitter acquired open source training company Marakana and introduced Twitter University, a world-class technical training initiative for Twitter engineers.

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Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, Valued At $6 Billion

Most mainstream social media networks – Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and YouTube – are banned in China, leaving Chinese social media users to log onto Sina Weibo (China’s Twitter), Renren (China’s Facebook), Tencent Weibo (China’s Tumblr) and Tudou (China’s YouTube) instead. And they’re doing so with incredible quantity.

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Dataminr Secures $30 Million For Its Twitter-Mining Data Technology

New York-based startup Dataminr has secured $30 million in private funding from venture capital firms to continue its work mining Twitter for tradable news.

The fundraising round is Dataminr’s third since its founding in 2009 by former Yale University classmates Ted Bailey, Jeff Kinsey and Sam Hendel.

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Resigns As Director Of Twitter U.K.

Twitter Acquires Scalable Computing Startup Ubalo

Twitter announced yesterday afternoon that it has acquired a little-known scalable computing startup called Ubalo.

Founded in 2011, Palo Alto-based Ubalo simplifies large-scale computing, enabling its users to write just the code they need for analysis or processing without worrying about the complexities of integration and scaling.

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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launching A Mobile Startup, “Jelly”

This just in, from AllThingsD: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is close to launching a new startup called Jelly.

Here’s what we know about it right now.

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Twitter Bought As Many Companies As Cisco In 2012

2012 was the biggest year for private tech company acquisitions since 2009.

And Twitter was totally up in it.

A new report from research firm PrivCo reveals the details.

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Calling All Aspiring Actors: Twitter Is Your New Key To Stardom

We’ve written at length here on AllTwitter about Twitter’s inextricable link to the entertainment industry.

Celebrities, TV viewers, and Hollywood executives flock to Twitter to share everything from early release movie reviews to insider intel – and now, apparently, Hollywood studios are even using Twitter for casting.

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