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4 Ways That #Twitter Influences Holiday Purchase Decisions

4 Ways That #Twitter Influences Holiday Purchase Decisions

More than half of Twitter users say that promotions that they hear about on the platform motivate them to purchase, reveals a new study.

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Two-Thirds Believe Twitter’s Stock Price Will Drop Over Next 6 Months [POLL]

Two-Thirds Believe Twitter's Stock Price Will Drop Over Next 6 Months [POLL]

Are you bullish about Twitter?

I am, certainly in the long term. But after the success of Twitter’s IPO, which saw the company set a price of $26 per share that soared to $44.90 by the end of the day, the stock has meandered somewhat, and currently sits at $41 and change.

So, what next? Is this a good time to buy TWTR?

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Poptip Leverages Twitter’s Crowd Knowledge To Bring You Real-Time Poll Results

Move over, statisticians. There’s a new polling service in town.

Poptip, a funky new app, lets you tweet any question and get quality results in real-time.

Here’s how it works.

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45% Of People Have Used Twitter For Flirting (And It’s Almost Always By Direct Message) [STUDY]

A new survey has revealed that almost half (45 percent) of Twitter users have used the micro-blogging social network to date and flirt with other members, and one-in-three confessed to having sent “sexy” tweets.

Direct messages were cited as the most common way of flirting, with 83 percent of those who engaged in such behaviour on Twitter having done so via a suggestive private message.

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POLL: Should Twitter Become A Facebook App?

Yesterday during their F8 conference Facebook announced the launch of a plethora of new apps for the platform, including Spotify, Hulu and Color.

Color? Oh, you remember. That’s the social networking photo app that picked up $41m in venture capital on the back of basically nothing, and then did even less. Very few people installed the app and those that did had almost nobody to share photos with. End result: employee faces that resembled slapped bottoms and a collective ‘meh’ from everybody else.

But all of this embarrassment could have been avoided if Color had gone the Facebook route from the very start, says Color co-founder Bill Nguyen. “Within minutes of launching, we realized we should have launched on Facebook,” he told the Financial Times.

And so they have. And now he thinks Twitter should do the exact same thing.

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61% Of Decision Makers Use Twitter As A Business And Marketing Tool [STUDY]

New research by CNBC has revealed that the use of Twitter amongst business leaders and decision makers has almost doubled in a year.

The survey, which polled a sample of European executives in how they use social media platforms and technology, observed that the use of Twitter as a business and marketing tool is up to 61%, versus 31% just 12 months ago.

61% of those polled also believe that social networking has changed the way that business is done.

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