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Is Twitter Changing the Face of News Coverage?

  • May 23rd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
No-one can deny the un-paralleled rise of social networking over the past five or so years, in fact it has been virtually impossible to get away from the headlines that show Facebook’s growing user-base (which seems to be virtually everyone on the planet, with the notable exception of China), the speed at which Twitter took over the internet as an… Read more

Twitter Expands into Every Sector

  • March 16th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The advent of social networking websites has brought a lot of people closer to their friends, old schoolmates and extended family members. Suddenly, people are sharing more pictures, videos, and making more chatter. But one of the websites positively contributing to the increased chatter is special. It is called Twitter. It can be used by individuals to broadcast short messages,… Read more

TV and Twitter Tie Into One Another To Enrich The Viewing Experience

  • March 11th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
British Youth are part of a trend that could influence the way TV and social media interact and are delivered throughout the globe in the future. Digital Clarity published a survey this week which showed that the demographic of mobile internet consumers under twenty five use their phones androids and Blackberries to talk to friends about the show they are… Read more

Twitter Newbie Help

  • February 9th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
If you are new to twitter, welcome aboard! Twitter is defined as a “succession of chirps as uttered by birds” which is actually quite fitting as the social networking site provides a platform for users to send a succession of short messages (140 characters) to other users who are have requested to follow them, the short messaging… Read more

Twudy: New Tween Microblogging Service

  • August 30th, 2010 by Ann Smarty describes itself as a Twitter-style site that is aimed at providing a safe environment for teen girls to meet up and discuss the subjects they love. On the surface this certainly seems like a good idea, but sadly the site currently seems to fall far short of actually achieving such a lofty vision. Instead Twudy currently stands as a… Read more

A ‘Buzz’ Kill For Google?

  • February 24th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
There’s not much of a buzz for Buzz, Google’s latest foray into social networking.  Some technology experts are calling it “social networking for the anti-social”, others are calling it a “social networking aggregator” that does little more than funnel information from similar sites through it, and yet others say that it’s not quite different enough from its competitors Twitter and… Read more