Twitter Talk

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As an avid Twitter user (normally when the football is on), Twitter is the social platform closest to my heart! Launched in 2006 as a quick fire way of sending messages (thanks to the limit of characters used in posts, very like older style text messaging), Twitter has seen unbelievable stats over recent years – most notably big world events, …

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Twitter are holding back on releasing their Oscar stats

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Always happy to release number when it suits them and makes them look massive (which, granted they are….) Twitter so far have refused to release numbers following on from the 2015 Oscars which took place last weekend, Sunday 22nd Feb. As we all know, and we here at Seriously Helpful like to tell everyone, news breaks on social networks. Especially …

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Increase in Government Twitter Data Requests in 2014 – will it continue?

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The first half of 2014 has seen an increase in the number of requests government officials have made to Twitter seeking user data or even the removal of some content. During the first 6 months of the year, Twitter had over two thousand requests from government bodies with regards to data, mostly in relation to criminal investigations. This was a …