Monthly Archives: August 2013
Year after year, viewers transform Twitter into the social soundtrack of the @MTV Video Music Awards. Last night was no different, as the VMAs brought a party to the streets of Brooklyn as well as to Twitter.
Fans and stars alike tweeted their own commentaries about the show’s performances, awards, and fashions. All in all, there were a total of 18,495,883 Tweets about the VMAs last night according to @Social_Guide.
LinkedIn has made it possible for members to directly apply for jobs that interest them, right from their iOS or Android device. According to the social network over 30 percent of members who view jobs on LinkedIn come from mobile and LinkedIn has made it easier for members to fully complete their job-seeking experience from mobile.
Last month, LinkedIn launched the ability to search jobs on LinkedIn from mobile and “Jobs you may be interested in” feature has been a huge hit with job hunters and even professionals who may not be looking. As a result of the highly personalized job recommendations in the mobile feed, LinkedIn is seeing members who never view jobs on the desktop, viewing and saving jobs on mobile.
That’s the apology that Twitter sent out to three users whose accounts were used without their knowledge in Twitter’s blog post about its TV ad targeting product.
As SFGate.com reported, Twitter was caught making up tweets for those three users in a screenshot that was published on Twitter’s blog. In the original screenshot, Twitter created tweets from those three that talked about a San Francisco business called The Barista Bar. Here’s the original image as captured by SFGate.com.
The three tweets are from users talking about a Barista Bar TV commercial. Later Twitter updated its post with a new screenshot that now shows fake tweets from three Twitter employees.
It’s a minor misstep on Twitter’s part, but embarrassing, nonetheless. William Mazeo, one of the users credited with a fake tweet in the original image, tweeted back after Twitter’s apology and said: