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‘The Screen Actor’s Guild Awards’ Tops Nielsen’s Twitter TV Rankings This Week, Again

sagThe Screen Actor’s Guild Awards has topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week again. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-5 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 10 shows from last week after the jump.  Read more

‘The Bachelor’ Tops Nielsen’s Social Guide This Week

thebachelorThe Bachelor has topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-5 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from last week after the jump.  Read more

Twitter Offers Sage Advice to Employees About Fire Safety

The New York City Twitter Office has a clever and wise fire safety sign, as Tweeted by journalist Vivian Schiller. While it may seem too obvious or unnecessary, smartphone users are particularly prone to taking selfies and Tweeting at the most inopportune time.

 

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‘The Bachelor’ Tops Nielsen’s Twitter TV Rankings This Week

thebachelorThe Bachelor has topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-5 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from last week after the jump.  Read more

The 2013 Twitter Glossary: A Quick Guide to Twitter Linguistics

a_560x375New York Magazine’s latest list of words is a dedication to the ever growing list of words and phrases that’s coming from the linguistically challenging world of Twitter speak.

Written by Stefan Becket and titled The 2013 Twitter Glossary: Tabs, Hatereads, Doge, and More, the short read is a fun way to examine the changing landscape of language on the internet. Take a look at this great sample:

Because [noun/preposition]

A new type of prepositional phrase, because character limits. Linguists have dubbed this phenomenon the prepositional because, and its versatility makes its widespread adoption “one of those distinctly of-the-Internet, by-the-Internet movements of language.” Basically, because lets you cut to the answer while skipping the explanation — because English.

 

 

 

Dangerous Australian Sharks Now Have Their Own Twitter Alerts

sharkSwimming in the shark infested waters of Australian got a little safer thanks to Twitter and acoustic transmitters. Scientists on the Southern continent have accessorized the fishy predator with transmitters to Twitter handle, @SLSWA (Surf Life Saving WA). The tweets contain information about the shark’s approximate distance from shore, its size, and specie, when known.

Here’s what they look like:

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Merry Christmas from Tweet Street, Thomas Kincaid Style

If you’re pining for those good old days when Christmas was more Victorian and life was an idyllic Thomas Kincaid painting… there’s Christmas on Tweet Street! Made by the creative folks at redpepper ad agency, it’s a Thomas Kincaid style scene with live tweets about the Christmas season. It’s the perfect ironic combination of grumpy technology and sentimental snow. Watch this video about their fun project and head over to Tweet Street Live to see it in action.

‘The Voice’ Leads Nielsen’s Social Guide This Week

thevoiceThe Voice  topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week to week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-5 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from last week after the jump. Read more

Twitter’s MoPub Adds Native Ad Option

MoPub Native AdsMoPub, Twitter’s mobile ad exchange network, introduced native advertising Thursday. App developers will now be able to use MoPub to easily place mobile ads, rather than needing to build custom ads that were “too resource intensive and difficult to execute to be practical,” the company said.

The ads show up in different forms, including the two demonstrated by the screenshots of launch partner Tango above. Native ads tend to be more subtle than other forms of advertising, typically carrying only a low-key “sponsored” label or appearing in a different color to signify the promotion. Read more

Twitter Adds Photos to DMs via Mobile Apps

twitterdec10updateTwitter made several updates to its apps late Tuesday, including the ability to send photos via direct message.

It’s the first time that users will be able to send photos via DM, adding a new level of interaction for Twitter fans. Twitter also added a new tab to find those direct messages right away.

Twitter’s Jeremy Gordon, senior director of product engineering, blogged the news Tuesday night:

Every day, people come to Twitter to find out what’s happening in the world and talk about it. Today, we’re updating our mobile apps to make this even easier.

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