Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes on Twitter, gets 13,000 followers on Day 1

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NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh started a Twitter account late on Monday in a bid to inform people about the work done by his office. He joins 62 other leaders across the globe who have taken to tweeting. They include US President Obama, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and [...]

Google and Twitter at War

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Google’s decision to roll out its “Search Plus Your World” on Tuesday, was met with outspoken disappointment from Twitter. The search engine giant, in an attempt to put Google Plus in the face of continued competition with Facebook, as reported by BBC, has made three essential changes to the way its search now works. The [...]

The Google +1 Is More Popular For Retailers Than The Facebook Like Button

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Google’s +1 buttons appear on more retail websites than Facebook share buttons or Twitter buttons according to an analysis by Darren Herman, chief digital officer at The Media Kitchen, a media planning and buying firm. The finding is both surprising and logical. It’s surprising because Google’s +1 buttons are relatively new. It’s logical because any [...]

$300 Million Saudi Investment In Twitter

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal today announced that he has invested $300 million in Twitter, via his Kingdom Holding investment group. Fortune has learned that the deal is structured as a secondary, which means that Alwaleed purchased shares from existing Twitter insiders. The company would have been required to approve of the transaction, but will not actually [...]

Twitter has introduced a whole new look for twitter.com

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Twitter has introduced a whole new look for twitter.com and to its mobile app TweetDeck. Now twitters can tweet more and can bag more followers due to the cool look. The new design is more attractive and easy to use even for new users. One of the major changes in twitter is a discovery tab [...]

‘Operation India’ removed from Facebook and Twitter

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The famous hacker group Anonymous has been on the news for their fight against corruption. And their latest move that has been making news is their newly opened account ‘operation India’ against corruption in, Facebook and Twitter. Recently they hacked the website of government IT organization, National Informatics Centre (NIC) in support of Baba Ramdev. [...]

How Much Money Your Twitter Account Can Fetch For You ?

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Alright ! So you have thousands of prominent followers, an impressive retweet ratio and influenced status among your friends due to your commendable activeness on Twitter. But have you ever tried to check how much valuation your Twitter account can fetch with all such imperative aspects? Trust, it will only wink your eyes if you [...]

Twitter Confirms That They’re Being Blocked In Egypt

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Earlier today, we reported on a lot of chatter that Twitter was being blocked in Egypt amid rising protests. We can now confirm that they are being blocked. Two tweets from the service tonight confirm it. “We can confirm that Twitter was blocked in Egypt around 8am PT today. It is impacting both Twitter.com & [...]

Kerala Computer Emergency Response Team launches operations

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The Kerala Government has announced the launch of the Computer Emergency Response Team, Kerala (CERT-K) as the nodal agency for monitoring various cyber security related incidents in the State. Chief Minister Shri V S Achuthanandan formally announced the launch of operations today. The agency will function under the Department of Information Technology, Government of Kerala. [...]

Tweetie 2 Coming With The Mac App Store Tomorrow? Mum’s The Word From Twitter

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This afternoon, a site called Razorianfly posted a very interesting tidbit of information along with a purported screenshot to back it up. According to the site, Tweetie 2.0 for Mac is launching tomorrow alongside the Mac App Store. If true, this is big news for Mac users who have long feared that the beloved app had been [...]

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