Instagram Is Fastest Growing Social Network: GlobalWebIndex

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The saying ‘a picture is worth a thousand words‘, truly justifies the latest report about Instagram. The extremely popular photo sharing service is now the fastest-growing social network after increasing its active users by 23% over the last six months, as per the latest report published by GlobalWebIndex.Instagram is growing faster than Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest combined says the...
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Simply Measured’s Study Reveals How Top Global Brands Are Using Twitter

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Many brands know that when it comes to social media marketing, Twitter is an important avenue to raise awareness, share updates, organize engaging brand campaigns and redress consumer grievances. Simply Measured is a US based start-up which has just released a comprehensive Twitter study which shows how two sets of the world’s top brands use the microblogging network to their advantage.Titled ‘How...
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Twitter Users May Soon Gain The Ability To Pay By A Tweet As Company Teams Up With Stripe

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Twitter users may soon be able to pay for a product via a mere Tweet.Micro blogging platform Twitter is reportedly working in tandem with online payments service Stripe. The synergy may soon result in a groundbreaking functionality that will allow retailers to accept credit card payments through a simple tweet from the Owner of the financial instrument. How will the feature work? Interestingly, neither...
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Facebook Takes A Leaf From Twitter, Rolls Out Trending Topics

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Facebook has finally rolled out Trending Topics feature after the initial announcement in September last year. The big blue social network has launched this feature in the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, and Australia. Users from these countries will begin seeing the new Trending box on the top right side of the homepage.Users’ Trending lists will be personalized based on their interests, in addition...
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Twitter Ads Can Now Be Targeted Using User IDs And Email Address

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Twitter has expanded its ad targeting by allowing advertisers to reach you through your Twitter ID or email address. This essentially means that brands can now find out who to send ads to on Twitter by using CRM audiences (email addresses) and Twitter IDs (usernames). The latest ad target update is an expansion to an ad product called Tailored Audiences launched by the micro blogging site last...
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Tumblr Introduces @mention Feature

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Tumblr is finally adding the ability for users to mention others on the site. The social blogging platform now supports tagging other account holders by first typing the “@” symbol followed by the person or organization’s name. With the addition of this feature, Tumblr now joins the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram that lets you mention others.The user that’s to be mentioned...
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Twitter Overhauls Desktop Website, Makes It Similar To Mobile Apps

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Twitter has tweaked its desktop website in order to match its mobile Android and iOS apps. The latest overhaul gives Twitter’s website a new home feed and a navigation bar. Users will now see there profile section to the left hand side of the homepage instead of the center. The navigation bar adorns a new look with different color. Also, the Twitter icon is now placed in the center.“We’re...
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Twitter Co-Founder’s ‘Jelly’ Could Revolutionize Peer-Based Searching

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Micro-Blogging Network Twitter’s Co-Founder, Biz Stone has unveiled, Jelly, an attempt to realign the ‘Search’ with more social parameters.What’s the intention behind search? The co-founder realized early on that Search, as an activity, has traditionally been executed among humans, rather than being an exchange between a man and machine. Available as smartphone app, Jelly seeks to improve...
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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Rolls Out Social Q & A App Jelly On iOS And Android

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After months of speculations and secrecy, Twitter’s co-founder Biz Stone has taken wraps of its new venture. Stone has introduced an app cum search engine that answers users questions. Dubbed as ‘Jelly’, is a new question-and-answer app designed to give people answers from their social networks.Available on iOS and Android, the app aims to utilize the increasing power of social...
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TrueCaller Denies Funding From Sequoia Capital India

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Sweden-based TrueCaller had apparently concluded a ‘significant’ funding round led by Sequoia Capital India. But the company has denied the same.Internet based telephone and mobile database aggregator TrueCaller, has had a roller-coaster journey in the last year, but its India centric activities have been overall positive. After successfully developing a deeper integrative relationship with micro-blogging...
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