London 2012 – the social games

Olympic bosses are encouraging athletes to embrace social media throughout the duration of the games. A recipe for disaster?

Joe Friedlein

Twitter turns six years young

Last week Twitter celebrated its sixth birthday. We take a look at some key events in in Twitter’s history.

Matt Batterham

Breaking news on Twitter

The growth of social media is resulting in more news stories being broken via sites such as Twitter and Facebook – how is this affecting official news channels?

Joe Friedlein

Twitter has the X Factor

A new partnership between Twitter and the X Factor USA allows users to vote via a tweet – a shift for the good?

Joe Friedlein

Real-time chat comes to Twitter

Bonfire is an application that can be downloaded as a browser extension and allows you to chat with your Twitter friends in real-time

Matt Batterham

Twitter rolls out web analytics tool

Twitter has launched a web analytics tool intended to give publishers more detailed information of the effectiveness of their Twitter activity

Joe Friedlein