Who’s Winning the Twitter and Facebook Presidential Election? [INFOGRAPHIC], by Alissa Skelton

This article is written by Alissa Skelton at Mashable. President Barack Obama’s Facebook and Twitter following leaves Republican presidential candidates in the dust. The president has more than 25 million Facebook Likes and more than 12.5 million Twitter followers. Since his 2008 campaign for president, Obama has changed the way the public engages with political candidates running for office. He was and still is … Continue reading Who’s Winning the Twitter and Facebook Presidential Election? [INFOGRAPHIC], by Alissa Skelton

Thailand is the world’s first government to endorse Twitter’s censorship feature, by JON RUSSELL

Twitter’s controversial move towards enabling the censorsing of tweets has gained the backing of its first international government, after authorities in Thailand publicly endorsed the introduction. ICT permanent secretary Jeerawan Boonperm told the Bangkok Post that the move was a ”welcome development”. The government, which last year contacted Facebookto request the removal of more than 10,000 pages that violated its lese … Continue reading Thailand is the world’s first government to endorse Twitter’s censorship feature, by JON RUSSELL

CoTweet Gone: Here Are 7 Great Alternatives, by Sam Laird

The popular social media management application CoTweetwill no longer exist after Feb. 15, but we’ve found 7 free or low-cost alternatives that’ll take its place. What happened to the free Co-Tweet? The service’s parent company, ExactTarget, announced in a blog post this week that it will soon re-christen CoTweet as SocialEngage — a premium-only service the company says will … Continue reading CoTweet Gone: Here Are 7 Great Alternatives, by Sam Laird

Review of Chime.In Social Media Network, by Chris Voss

My profile is: http://chime.in/user/chrisvoss Chime.In the newest Social Media Network has launched. Its a pretty interesting competitor to the others that are out there. Sections you have are: My Chimes, My Interests, My Communities and Popular. You can have a normal stream of “Chimes,” which are like Tweets. The communities feature is nice, where like LinkedIn … Continue reading Review of Chime.In Social Media Network, by Chris Voss

Twitter is adding 11 new accounts per second and could pass 500 million in February, says report by NANCY MESSIEH

The Wall has reported that Twitter is fast approaching its 500 millionth account. According to a study by third party Twitter app Twopcharts, Twitter will hit the landmark figure by this coming February, predicting it down to the date, on the 25th. According to Twopchart, there are currently 465 million Twitter accounts, showing a 65% increase since May, … Continue reading Twitter is adding 11 new accounts per second and could pass 500 million in February, says report by NANCY MESSIEH

Twitter 2012: Bigger and More Ads

People predicted rioting when Twitter decided to post ads within its feeds. However, those protests never materialized. Instead, Twitter was used to mobilize protests in the streets in Egypt, Yemen and Tunesia. The two instances are related. As Twitter became a globally recognized entity, it also began efforts to monetize itself earnestly in 2011. As previously mentioned, Twitter’s successful introduction of advertising … Continue reading Twitter 2012: Bigger and More Ads