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British supermarket chain opens itself up to Twitter criticism in PR disaster

Just months after Greenpeace and The Yes Men demonstrated the dangers of asking customers to help with advertising slogans through social media, a British supermarket chain has made the same mistake - but this time, for real.

Social Media

Twitter adds cover photos to user profiles and updates iPad app

Twitter's latest changes enable users to include a cover photo to their profile. The social network has also updated the user interface of its iPad app.

Social Media

Twitter roadkill: Photo-sharing apps ousted today, what’s next?

Photo-sharing sites get the boot as Twitter continues to tighten things up.

Opinion

Twitter turns over Occupy tweets to court: Why this matters

Twitter today succumbed to pressure from a New York criminal court to turn over deleted tweets of an Occupy Wall Street protester. This is why you should care.

Opinion

Twitter beats Facebook on mobile ad revenue, says eMarketer

Online market research firm eMarketer estimates that Twitter's mobile ad revenue will surpass Facebook's mobile ad revenue in 2012. But 2013 will be a different story.

Social Media

Obama’s DNC speech sets new political record on Twitter

President Obama helped set a new Twitter record Thursday night, with his DNC speech provoking the most tweets ever for a "political moment."

Social Media

Twitter announces an embeddable tweet timeline

Now you can embed a "Tweet Timeline" on any website as you would a YouTube video or Storify widget, and updates will arrive in real-time.

Social Media

Twitter refines advertising services with ‘interest targeting’

Twitter has introduced ad target based on is user's interests in an attempt to lure more advertisers.

Social Media

Squeaky tweets get the grease: Why you shouldn’t abstain from social media

As social media like Facebook and Twitter become more prevalent as a way of measuring influence, those who opt out will have less say in shaping the world as we know it.

Opinion

Tweetbot feels the wrath of Twitter, pulls its alpha version

Hugely popular Tweetbot is the latest hurt by Twitter's API about-face, and as it will have to shutdown its alpha testing.

Social Media

Twitter becomes more secretive about where tweets originate

While Twitter management wants to emphasize content more, Twitter users may get suckered into clicking on more advertising links.

Social Media

July saw Twitter dethroned as America’s second-favorite social network

Move over, Twitter; you're no longer America's second-favorite social network. That position has been taken by VEVO, the video-sharing network, which overtook the micro-blogging service in terms of traffic for the first time last month, according to comScore.

Social Media

Twitter kills Tumblr’s friend-finding privileges

Twitter has revoked Tumblr's friend-finding privileges, just as it did to Instagram weeks ago.

Social Media

Where is the most cuss-friendly place in America?

Thanks to a new tool online, we can look and see what parts of the United States are most vocal in telling each other to Eff Off on Twitter. Somewhere, Cee-Lo Green must feel so proud.

Social Media

Kred evolves into Kred Story, a dashboard for digestible social analytics

Kred has shed its complicated analytics dashboard and launched Kred Story, an easy to navigate social influence analytics dashboard.

Social Media