Topic: Twitter

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?
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Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook has been declared “the social network to end all social networks” by Shareaholic, a social media analytics and publishing firm. This past June Facebook reached an all time high with a 23.39% share of all … [Read more...]

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors
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Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes started out an idea to help people organize their stuff in a really sleek and easy-to-use to design.  What it's turned out to be, however, is social network for collectors and fashionistas, plus a whole lot … [Read more...]

Germany’s World Cup Blowout Sets Twitter Record
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Germany’s World Cup Blowout Sets Twitter Record

Since my new apartment is still woefully unconnected to the Internet, yesterday I was working from a bar that happened to be showing the World Cup match between Germany and Brazil. “Great,” I thought, “I can catch … [Read more...]

Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings
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Fab Announces Hem, Customizable Home Furnishings

Online retailer Fab announced that it will be launching a new brand called Hem for “private label furnishings."  Similar to the company's recent refocus on selling its own products instead of other brands, Hem will … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3
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Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3

Happy Sunday, folks! I hope you're having a great Memorial Day weekend, and that you aren't spending too much time in front of the computer. Unless, you know, you're reading BestTechie. And it seems you're doing that … [Read more...]

Stop the Music: Twitter-SoundCloud Acquisition Talks Fall Apart
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Stop the Music: Twitter-SoundCloud Acquisition Talks Fall Apart

Well, how fast things change.  It looks like Twitter won’t be buying SoundCloud, after all. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Twitter let an exclusive negotiating period with SoundCloud expire this … [Read more...]

Here’s Why A Twitter-SoundCloud Deal Makes A Lot of Sense
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Here’s Why A Twitter-SoundCloud Deal Makes A Lot of Sense

A report from Recode on Monday, citing “sources familiar” with the situation, said that Twitter is considering a deal to buy SoundCloud — a music sharing platform popular with indie artists and DJs. The report … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Alibaba IPO Coming; Samsung to Pay Up in Patent Case with Apple
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Alibaba IPO Coming; Samsung to Pay Up in Patent Case with Apple

Glorious Sunday, comrades! It's time once again for the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we break down the biggest tech stories from the past week and help you get caught up quickly. As always, the Wrap-Up comes in two forms: … [Read more...]

Hashtag Sale: Shop Amazon Via Twitter with #AmazonCart
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Hashtag Sale: Shop Amazon Via Twitter with #AmazonCart

Today, Amazon announced a new partnership with Twitter, allowing users to add items to their Amazon shopping carts by simply replying to certain tweets with the self-explanatory hashtag, #AmazonCart. It’s a new way to … [Read more...]

Twitter Tries Out a ‘Mute’ Feature on Mobile
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Twitter Tries Out a ‘Mute’ Feature on Mobile

Let's be honest -- Twitter's following system falls apart when you have a noisy friend. On Facebook, you can simply stop that person's posts from showing up without unfriending them, but Twitter has no comparable … [Read more...]