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Happy Birthday Twitter!

  • April 2nd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Twitter first launched in 2006 starting out as a text message service. It has come a long way in the seven short years since the first ever ‘tweet’ was posted by founder Jack Dorsey. Seven years old today Twitter certainly has accomplished a lot in its little lifetime. One of these accomplishments is creating an infamous hashtag which has become… Read more

Tweeting from the Red Carpet

  • February 19th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
February is a month of numerous award shows, and although the Grammys, the Oscars, and other events are televised, watching from your couch wearing sweatpants doesn’t make you feel like you are in the middle of the action. Thankfully, there’s Twitter. The social network gives you access into the entire preparation of an award show via your favorite stars: from… Read more

Does Twitter Really Tap Into World’s Emotion State?

  • October 11th, 2011 by Damian Davila
The larger public is already aware that many marketing companies tap into the vast world of social media to find new avenues to sell their goods and services to the public. For years now, it’s been one of the premier ways for companies to tap into the mood of consumers. They’ve used it to glean important information such as interests,… Read more

Twitter Users Don’t Like the New Advertising Plan

  • April 15th, 2010 by Bethany North
If you have been wondering how Twitter is going to make money from being such a popular website, here is your basic answer. Of course, we all recognize that many of the other large social media websites, like MySpace and Facebook, make serious money off of advertising.… Read more