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  The Giant Mafia


There is an old Chinese saying "Things of a kind come together. People of a mind fall into the same group.". In the wave of Web 2.0, there are many emerging IT giants coming out the world. And many of them are founded by a group of people who previously worked together at the same company such as PayPal and Facebook. This is called giant mafia. Let's see what people from the big IT giant have done after leaving the original company. The PayPal mafia Peter Thiel, co-founder and CEO of PayPal bef...

   Facebook mafia,PayPal mafia,Twitter mafia     2015-04-04 10:32:00


  Twitter user database is hacked


According to Sina Tech, One hacker from Islamic Republic of Mauritania claimed today that he had acquired Twitter's entire user database and he shared over 15000 user account information on file sharing website Zippyshare.These information include the name of each account on Twitter, username and access tokens of third-party applications which have access to their Twitter accounts(such as Instagram or HootSuite).Twitter has yet to comment on the matter, but the company sent messages urging ...

   Twitter,Hacker,Access token     2013-08-20 10:49:44


  The new TV rating standard: Nielsen + Twitter


Recently, the market research company Nielsen and Twitter made an agreement to propose an new TV rating standard based on Twitter chats in the U.S television market in the fall of 2013, The new standard is called "Nielsen Twitter TV Rating", it will be the complement of Nielsen's traditional rating standard.Steve Hasker, president of Nielsen Global media advertising says "'Nielsen Twitter TV Rating" is a milestone in the entire television industry, Now not only television producers but also adve...

   Nelson, Twitter, TV rating     2012-12-18 12:56:18


  The video Twitter is coming


 Last October, Vine was acquired by Twitter before it released. Now Twitter launched this app. Vine only supports 6 seconds video recording, when you tap on the screen, the video recording starts, when you finger leaves the screen, the video recording stops. It can contain a few frames in 6 seconds. You can share the video on Twitter and Facebook. Vine seems like a video version of Instagram because it allows user to record video and share it. It has the same features as Instagram such as L...

   Twitter,Vine,Video Twitter     2013-01-25 05:10:29


  Twitter is the winner of US election


Yesterday, the final result of the U.S. election was that Obama defeated Romney and he was re-election as President of the United States of America, Later he made a victory speech. While in the Internet world, the real winner is not Obama, but Twitter. Why? Because there was no downtime for Twitter yesterday.On election day, There were a total of 31 million election-related Tweets posted, In peak period, there were 327,452 tweets posted per minute,  the peak record was 874,560, about 15,107...

   Twitter, US election,Fail whale     2012-11-08 10:55:38


  Twitter prosecuted five companies


Recently Twitter sought help from law enforcement agencies because they can not stand spam emails. On Thursday, Twitter prosecuted five separate companies which provide tools so that spam on Twitter can be spread easier.Twitter said in a statement, Twitter now has 140 million active users, and the number of users are still increasing quickly, as Twitter continues to grow, spam also began looking to come to. Although the content of the spam on Twitter is not the proportion, it still gave rise to ...

   Twitter,Spam,Prosecution     2012-04-06 01:58:37


  Twitter service down incidents summary


This Thursday, Twitter encountered a global service down incident. This is the second service down incident since last month. Later Twitter updated its website and stated that users might not be able to access Twitter temporarily.Twitter admitted the service down incident and explained that this time's service down was caused by problems of their both data centers.Ok, now lets summarize the service down incidents encountered by Twitter in past few years.in May 2008, Twitter's new engineer team w...

   Twitter,Service down,History     2012-07-28 12:36:39


  Vine video sharing drops significantly


According to Sina Tech, social media analytics site Topsy data shows that Vine's short video sharing has dropped significantly since Facebook's photo sharing service Instagram launched the video sharing feature.Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom announced on Thursday that Instagram supported short video sharing. Vine was once called the Instagram in video sharing world, but now, Instagram has launched its own 15-second short video sharing feature for its 130 million users.Vine, was acquired by T...

   Vine,Instagram,Twitter,topsy     2013-06-24 00:16:32


  The story behind Twitter Bootstrap


Bootstrap is a free front end framework used for creating websites and web applications. It contains HTML and CSS-based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, navigation and other interface components, as well as optional JavaScript extensions. It now becomes a very popular front end frameworks for web designers. This framework was developed by Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton at Twitter. Later this framework was open sourced and hosted on GitHub and it now becomes one of the most popular ...

   Open source,Bootstrap     2013-12-16 08:14:22


  If Instagram supports short video sharing


According to TC, the mysterious press event about Facebook on 20 June may not relate to some RSS reader, it may relate to one function to be released by Instagram--Short video sharing. This is not without proof, there was news that Facebook was testing short video sharing internally, but they were not sure about whether building a independent application with filter capability or adding the feature to Instagram. The short video should have a duration between 5 and 10 seconds. Facebook usually wi...

   Instagram,short video share,Vine     2013-06-17 23:29:21