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“Buy now” button spotted on Twitter
Friday, 4 Jul, 2014 – 8:53 | No Comment

Tweets with a “Buy now” button temporarily surfaced on Twitter, reported tech news site Recode. However, nothing happened when users clicked on the button.

Should retailers opt for Twitter, Pinterest or Facebook?
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 8:11 | No Comment

Retail firms that are relying on social media networks to boost their sales could be wasting their time. Portals like Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook have millions of monthly users, but only a small percentage are actually buying from retailers.

Twitter unveils mute button
Friday, 16 May, 2014 – 9:01 | No Comment

Twitter officially launched the widely rumoured mute button on Monday. This feature will enable users to silence boring and overactive tweeters, especially during events and television shows that they want to enjoy without interruptions.

Amazon, Twitter deal allows users to shop using hashtags
Friday, 9 May, 2014 – 10:58 | No Comment

In a bid to add e-commerce options, Twitter signed a deal with Amazon to allow users to shop directly from posts on the microblogging site.
In a statement, the companies explained that US customers can add …

Twitter banking on Amplify to find profitability
Monday, 28 Apr, 2014 – 2:12 | No Comment

Twitter has never really been profitable. Despite its huge reach, massive usage, and relatively high value on the exchange, it’s not profitable. The way it is progressing, it won’t be for quite some time. Unless …

Turkey eyes taxing Twitter, Facebook
Tuesday, 22 Apr, 2014 – 3:40 | No Comment

Social media companies doing business in Turkey should pay their taxes to the Turkish government and set up an office within the country, according to Mehmet Simsek, Finance Minister of Turkey.

Shareaholic reports referral traffic on social media both up and down
Monday, 27 Jan, 2014 – 4:39 | No Comment

Shareaholic released a report that covers referral traffic data from the eight largest social media sites. This report covers the fourth quarter of 2013 (September-December). Some social platforms were up, others were down. The list …

Twitter, Yahoo unveil new app for iOS 7
Friday, 20 Sep, 2013 – 6:06 | No Comment

Twitter released an updated mobile app for the iPhone and the iPad right after Apple unveiled its new iOS 7.

BlueJay helps police search tweets
Friday, 20 Sep, 2013 – 6:04 | No Comment

BlueJay, the “Law Enforcement Twitter Crime Scanner”, allows law enforcement agencies and corporations to view local tweets by providing them with geo-fenced, real-time access to all public tweets.

Meet Twitter’s first commerce chief
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 6:40 | No Comment

Twitter has tapped the former CEO of Ticketmaster, a California-based ticket sales and distribution firm, as its first Head of Commerce, according to a report by Mashable.
Twitter’s spokesman Jim Prosser confirmed that 38-year-old Nathan Hubbard …

Chirpify teams up with non-profit groups
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 9:27 | No Comment

Greater Giving, a unit of Global Payments Inc., which provides credit card payment processing and fundraising solutions, has joined forces with Chirpify, the only social commerce platform that allows entities to buy, sell, fundraise and pay in-stream in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Retwact – Retweet Retract keeps the meme clean
Monday, 6 May, 2013 – 7:05 | No Comment

One thing about Twitter is pretty obvious: once you’ve said something, even if it’s factually incorrect and you find that out later, that something has been said and going back to everyone who retweeted it …