Twitter Now Worth $7Billion [REPORT]

According to the Wall Street Journal, Twitter has privately raised hundreds of millions of dollars in a new financing round that values the San Francisco based company at $7billion. Twitter is hoping to get revenue from promoted tweets and trends which they launched last year. Twitter also has plans to include promoted tweets into the timeline by the fall of this year. eMarketer had earlier predicted that Twitter’s advertising revenue will triple to $150million. They also... Read More

Twitter Allows Verified Accounts Send DMs Without Followbacks

For Twitter users, in order for you to send any other user a Direct Message, they have to follow you. Twitter from today is beginning to allow certain verified accounts receive messages from people they don’t follow. This is so that these accounts won’t have to follow users who want to message them and then unfollow them afterwards. Last year Mashable reported that Twitter was working on a Business Centre which would enable additional features for a limited number... Read More

Twitter Now Testing Facebook-like Wall [PIC]

Twitter has begun testing a Facebook-like message wall on profile pages, allowing users to send replies or mentions to specific users directly from their Twitter profile pages. Twitter spokesperson, Carolyn Penner said it was designed to “make it easier for users to engage with each other” on the site. This fixes a problem with new users. With this feature, it’ll no longer be difficult to figure out how to interact with other people on Twitter. Over the last... Read More

Russell Brands HP Touchpad

Would you rather get the HP touchpad ahead of other tablets because Russell Brand said so? Well, HP have used the comedian in two ads to persuade as many people as possible to invest their money in the tablet. Whether that will turn out to be a fruitful decision, we have to wait and see. [Opinion] Russell is a fantastic entertainer but geeky Russell is something I’m not exactly ready to embrace.  I would have loved to see Russell use the tablet in real-life situations... Read More


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