Twitter vs. Instagram: The Showdown in an Infographic
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Twitter vs. Instagram: The Showdown in an Infographic


It’s been three months since Instagram killed support for Twitter cards, yet we still regularly hear complaints about the newfound hassle in tweeting your ‘grams: “Tragic,” the chorus goes. “So lame.”Until early December, Twitter users could view Instagram photos within Twitter itself thanks to the microblogging network’s media-friendly expanding content cards. Then one day, they couldn’t— having instead to perform … Continue reading

Twitter revamped to retrieve older tweets and unify stream
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Twitter revamped to retrieve older tweets and unify stream


Twitter is modifying its search engine to include tweets more than a week old, a move it said will help users uncover better content. Over the next few days, searches will return “a fairly small percentage of total tweets ever sent” but that will increase over time, wrote Paul Burstein, an engineer who works on Twitter’s search … Continue reading

How Vine Is Beating Cinemagram
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How Vine Is Beating Cinemagram


GIF creation app Cinemagram has seen a significant uptick in interest — but is losing the battle of the buzz to its upstart rival, Twitter‘s six-second video app Vine. That’s according to London-based startup PeerIndex, a Klout-like service that assigns social media scores to companies and individuals. A day after the Vine launch, Cinemagram had a PeerIndex of 70, with … Continue reading