Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read short 140-character text messages, called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has offices in New York City, Boston, San Antonio and Detroit.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and by July 2006, the site was launched. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with 500 million registered users in 2012, who posted 340 million tweets per day.
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  • 4 Quick Twitter Tips for Award Ceremonies

    I’m not a social media consultant, nor someone who’s ever run social media for an event such as an award ceremony. However I’m a heavy Twitter user and I’ve seen a ton of award ceremonies – new or old, big or small, hardly known or well-established – making what I’d consider to be major mistakes when tweeting about their award ceremony during the event itself.

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  • Women in Business Twitter Chat Roundup

    … business owners, entrepreneurs, and brands to discuss topics ranging from the obstacles faced by women starting a business to where to find funding for your small business. A ton of great advice came out through the chat, and so we’ve aggregated some of the best advice and tips below. And special thanks to @LegalZoom, who hosted and emceed the chat…

    Constant Contactin Social- 10 readers -
  • Will More Tweet Space Equal More Value for Your Twitter Audience?

    … Last month, Twitter made big headlines after announcing it was in the midst of testing 280-character tweets as a way to give users more room to “express” themselves. The announcement came a little more than a year after Twitter stopped including links and photos in character counts. “We want every person around the world to easily express…

    TopRank®in Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • 7 Advanced Twitter Marketing Tips to Boost Your Visibility

    … What started out as a social networking site where fans could follow celebrities, post updates and interact with each other has evolved to become a marketing platform. Yes! I’m talking about Twitter, the social media platform with over 328 million active users, ranked the ninth largest social network in the world. Twitter is a great marketing…

    Relevancein Social- 12 readers -
  • Building a Social Media Empire: Step 1 – Find Your Niche and Create Your Accounts

    … Over the past few years, one my focuses has been building a social media empire. I have built a very nice audience of over 3,500,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter. I use that audience to reach 50-100M people a month. I am able to successfully monetize that audience and generate quite a bit of income as well So, I thought it would…

    Luke Kling- 17 readers -
  • Twitter Doubles Character Limit to 280 for Tweets

    … If you’ve ever tried to express yourself in a tweet, only to bump up against the 140 character limit on Twitter, you’ll be thrilled by this week’s news. Twitter is has started to allow 280 characters in tweets. That’s right, instead of working hard to edit your thoughts down to 140 characters, you may now be able to have twice the ability…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 10 readers -
  • 10 Things to Do When Getting Started on Twitter

    … Whether it’s the anxiety of not knowing what to do, or the fear of possibly looking dumb—it’s easy to put off signing up for Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest until tomorrow … or next week … or next month… Getting started on Twitter doesn’t need to be scary. Follow this step-by-step guide to get started. Here’s a list of the first 10 things you…

    Ryan Pinkham/ Constant Contactin Social- 11 readers -
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