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Twitter and Google Are Back In Bed With One Another (How You Can Optimize Your Tweets To Take Advantage) - Get More Twitter Followers Boost your Twitter Marketing

Twitter and Google Are Back In Bed With One Another (How You Can Optimize Your Tweets To Take Advantage) - Get More Twitter Followers Boost your Twitter Marketing | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The announcement was made earlier this year between Twitter and Google about integrating content in search results.  A search on Google will now display relevant tweets from Twitter in additio
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Despite Business Mess, Twitter Is At Its Most Vital

Despite Business Mess, Twitter Is At Its Most Vital | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
As long as it can keep the lights on, Twitter i
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Pro-Government Twitter Bots Try to Hush Mexican Activists

Pro-Government Twitter Bots Try to Hush Mexican Activists | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Bots on Twitter appear to be intentionally drowning out the efforts of activists to use the social media site to organize.
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The role of Twitter in the future Hillary Clinton's campaign

The role of Twitter in the future Hillary Clinton's campaign | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The first presidential debate in 2012 took place between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama at the University of Denver. The second debate took place that same day on Twitter between their supporters.
The Oct. 3 debate generated a record-setting 10.3 million tweets of jokes, analysis, quotes and observations, according to Twitter. Before the event had even begun, its Twitter chatter dwarfed that of all the 2008 presidential debates combined.
After the election, Obama adviser David Axelrod reflected on
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Turkish court orders lifting of PM Erdogan's Twitter ban - Telegraph

Turkish court orders lifting of PM Erdogan's Twitter ban - Telegraph | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey court has upheld an appeal to end a blockage of Twitter which has provoked public outrage
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Turkey's Attempt To Block Twitter Is Backfiring Spectacularly

Turkey's Attempt To Block Twitter Is Backfiring Spectacularly | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The people are finding workarounds and mocking the government.
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Official: Iran won't unblock Facebook, Twitter

Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985
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Twitter and the transformation of democracy

Twitter and the transformation of democracy | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
John Naughton: The social networking service has the power to control the expression of public opinion in political debate
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Nielsen says it has linked Twitter chatter with TV ratings

Nielsen says it has linked Twitter chatter with TV ratings | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Media measurement firm Nielsen says it has proved for the first time, with statistical rigor, that there is a correlation between a show's ratings and the magnitude of its Twitter buzz.
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Twitter under pressure in Turkey

Twitter under pressure in Turkey | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The Turkish government asks Twitter to set up an office inside the country so company representatives can be reached more easily.
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Billions of Geotagged Tweets Visualized in Twitter's Amazing Maps

Billions of Geotagged Tweets Visualized in Twitter's Amazing Maps | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what it would look like to plot every single geotagged tweet since 2009 on a map? Twitter has done just that.
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Tom Leckrone's curator insight, June 4, 2013 2:29 PM

We have come a long way since Einstein said, "You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat.  You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles.  Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there.  The only difference is that there is no cat."

 
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Limping al-Qaida offshoot rearms with Twitter

Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985
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The al-Qaida affiliate — known for its kidnapping raids in Mali and deadly attacks in its home base in Algeria — has had little trouble finding an audience. In its first two weeks on Twitter, it drew more than 5,000 followers, including some journalists and scholars.

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Everything You Need to Know About Twitter Moments

Everything You Need to Know About Twitter Moments | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The ability to create Twitter Moments is being rolled out to all Twitter users. Here's all you need to create your own Moment.
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Twitter and Etsy get high marks in report card on copyright and free speech

Twitter and Etsy get high marks in report card on copyright and free speech | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
When it comes to balancing creative rights on the internet, companies like Twitter and Pinterest play an important role as middlemen. How are they performing?
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Marc Andreessen’s first six months on Twitter were unbelievably epic

Marc Andreessen’s first six months on Twitter were unbelievably epic | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Marc Andreessen—co-founder of Netscape, now a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz—officially registered his @pmarca Twitter account more than seven years ago, on May 10, 2007. But after posting one tweet—"Twittering!"—and a second in 2011, Andreessen only started tweeting in earnest this year, on Jan. 1, at 12:01am Pacific time. "Hello? Hello? Is this thing on?" And then he was hooked,...
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Turkey's censorship of Twitter also happens to be the best advertisement of Twitter's power

Turkey's censorship of Twitter also happens to be the best advertisement of Twitter's power | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey’s prime minister is trying to block Twitter use in his country because the social network is spreading information he doesn’t like, but all his attempts have done is show Turkish citizens how useful Twitter can be against tyrants
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Aam Aadmi Party garners overwhelming support on Twitter as it 'brooms' past Congress in Delhi - India - dna

Aam Aadmi Party garners overwhelming support on Twitter as it 'brooms' past Congress in Delhi - India -  dna | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Although none of the pre-poll surveys hinted at AAP's win, the stupendous show of the party is indicative of a hung assembly in Delhi. - India dna
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Twitter Just Solved Its Biggest Problem: Words

Twitter Just Solved Its Biggest Problem: Words | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Words. They have their uses. When you're trying to communicate something, but for some reason you don't have the relevant photos or videos handy, words can be just the ticket.
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Twitter launches alert system for emergencies, disasters

Twitter launches alert system for emergencies, disasters | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Twitter on Wednesday launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.
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Pope Francis takes Twitter by storm in the first Papal selfie

Pope Francis takes Twitter by storm in the first Papal selfie | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Pope Francis has taken the Twittersphere by storm yet again with the world's first papal 'selfie'.
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Are you a dissident choosing between Facebook and Twitter? Here's why you should definitely go with Twitter

Are you a dissident choosing between Facebook and Twitter? Here's why you should definitely go with Twitter | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Facebook says it isn’t co-operating with the Turkish government’s demands for info on dissidents, but the fact remains that when it comes to protecting the rights and identities of users, Twitter has a better track record.
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Hillary Clinton on Twitter: Welcome to the new way to reach potential voters

Hillary Clinton on Twitter: Welcome to the new way to reach potential voters | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Hillary Rodham Clinton made headlines Monday when she sent her first tweet. Does this mean she's running for president as she tries to appeal to the youth vote?
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#Ratings: How Twitter data could drive viewing figures

#Ratings: How Twitter data could drive viewing figures | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Have you started to notice the bottom of your TV screen being intermittently invaded by a twitter hashtag? What purpose does it serve? How is it affecting the way we watch?
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Twitter and TV...

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