News tagged with twitter

@GSElevator on way down after losing book deal

The man behind a popular Twitter account that appeared to provide a rare insider look at Goldman Sachs has lost his book deal after revelations the former banker never actually worked at the firm.

Mar 07, 2014
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Joyriders make a black market of prestige Twitter handles

Joyriding – stealing a car just for the fun of it – is a signature act of troublemaking teenagers seeking excitement and a chance to show off their bravado. But while car theft is among the most common adolescent crimes, joyriding has a very 20th century feel to it. It is a physical crime involv ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Ellen's Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment

Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.

Mar 03, 2014
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Twitter analysis reveals six distinct network types

People tweet about anything and everything, but a new Twitter analysis coauthored by University of Maryland computer scientist Ben Shneiderman shows much of this conversation falls into six distinct patterns ...

Feb 24, 2014
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Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types

People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...

Feb 21, 2014
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