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Twitter Reports That Only Few Of Its Users Have Opted Out Of Its Algorithmic Timeline

21 Mar

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

Just last month, Twitter got a new, Facebook-like algorithmic timeline which took you away from its real-time heart. Fortunately for users who liked Twitter better the way it was before, the company made this new feature strictly opt-in. On Friday though, laying to rest all that negative reporting it has been getting, the microblogging website reported that only a few of its users have chosen not to use the new feature. (more…)

Under Sec 69A Of IT Act, The Indian Government Has Blocked Close to 500 Social Media URLs In 2015

14 Dec

By  Deepanshu Khandelwal, The Tech Portal

Looking at how terror outfits across the globe have been using social media as an effective tool to spread their violent messages across the globe, Governments globally have been continuously monitoring and requesting blockade of such sensitive material. And Indian Government is obviously one of the most proactive one at the same. (more…)

Sprinklr Acquires Booshaka to Enhance Audience Management Capabilities

4 Nov

Sprinklr, Inc., the world’s most complete enterprise social technology company, today announced the acquisition of Booshaka, an advanced audience segmentation and management platform that helps marketers link customer data automatically across social, web, mobile, ecommerce, and CRM systems to optimize engagement and drive revenue. (more…)

Twitter executives visit Taiwan for the first time to promote advertising on its Twitter Audience Platform

31 Aug

Executives from the popular U.S.-based social media network Twitter visited Taiwan on August 25 for the first time to announce their strategy for the local market. Yet their target market is not Taiwanese consumers, but Taiwanese brands and ad agencies. Twitter said that they want to use their mobile ad network to help Taiwanese firms promote themselves globally. Twitter is not focused on the Taiwanese domestic market because it is too small. (more…)

Twitter Sparks Fears Of Croaking, Shares Tank 5% To Reach Near IPO Launch Price

5 Aug

News source: Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Social media giant Twitter gave investors a rude shock, when shares of the company dropped well below 5% in yesterday’s round of midday selling and buying. The shares, which saw the day start with a price of about $31 each, dropped down well below the $30 comfort-line and at the time of penning this article had dropped 5.68% and were dangerously close to Twitter’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) price of $26. (more…)