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Twitter Finance Chief Accidentally Leaks Company Buy Plans in Direct Message Fail

Twitter Finance Chief Accidentally Leaks Company Buy Plans in Direct Message Fail

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.

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Twitter Launches New Business Website

Twitter Launches New Business Website

Twitter has unveiled a complete revamp of their business.twitter.com website, which promises to help brands of all sizes grow their business with Twitter.

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83% of Fortune 500 Companies Have Active Twitter Profiles [STUDY]

83% of Fortune 500 Companies Have Active Twitter Profiles [STUDY]

Twitter has always been popular amongst America’s largest corporations, and a new study has revealed that 83 percent of the Fortune 500 are now active on the platform, an increase of 6 percent from last year.

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The Value Of A Twitter Follower [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Value Of A Twitter Follower [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 73 percent of Twitter users follow small and medium-sized businesses for updates on products, with 85 percent feeling more engaged with a brand once they starting following them?

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Twitter Names First Female Board Member (Who Then Sends Her First Ever Tweet)

Twitter Names First Female Board Member (Who Then Sends Her First Ever Tweet)

Twitter has over 2,000 employees but, pre-IPO, no women on its board, which was something of a bone of contention amongst the tech press. Despite CEO Dick Costolo arguing that Twitter weren’t interested in “checking a box”, it seemed inevitable that this would have to change, and yesterday the company announced its first female board member. And, to celebrate, she sent her first ever tweet.

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Twitter IPO: 218 Million Active Users, 500 Million Tweets/Day, 75% Mobile Use (Still Unprofitable)

Twitter IPO: 218 Million Active Users, 500 Million Tweets/Day, 75% Mobile Use (Still Unprofitable)

Twitter has filed the official statement for its widely-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and with the Form S-1 registration the company has unveiled a series of important statistics about the state of Twitter, both as a platform and entity, heading into their stock launch.

And for the most part the numbers are pretty disappointing.

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What Does Twitter’s IPO Mean For Marketers?

What Does Twitter's IPO Mean For Marketers?As the buzz around the Twitter IPO begins to subside, forward-thinking marketers continue to ask the question, “How will the IPO impact my marketing efforts on the platform?”

One thing we know for sure is that once Twitter goes public there will be much more pressure from stockholders to generate revenue. This is great news for businesses and marketers as we should expect to see more products from Twitter that will allow us to connect, influence, and engage our audiences on the platform (and beyond).

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Twitter Files For IPO

Would you buy shares in Twitter?

Well, pretty soon you’re going to have the opportunity, as the company has submitted a form to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a planned Initial Public Offering (IPO).

And while, as Twitter says, this announcement “does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale”, at an undetermined point in the future – but likely fairly soon – that’s exactly what you’ll be able to do.

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How The World’s Top Brands Use Twitter [STUDY]

97 percent of the world’s largest brands used Twitter in 2013, tweeting on average 30 times per week, predominately for broadcasting and engagement purposes, reveals a new study from social media monitoring company Brandwatch.

The survey analysed 253 top brands from the U.S. and the UK, monitoring the type and frequency of activity, why brands are using Twitter, which tools they’re using and the size of their social teams.

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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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