Emergency meetings between Twitter executives have resulted in a decision to renege on today's blocking policy, although the company said it doesn't agree with the principle.
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Businesses are discovering they need to be where their customers are, but rather than gaining or losing a sale, the police have realised that this is their opportunity to stop crimes and build community relationships.
Last year, a16z said it was investing for the long-term. This year, it is selling off a large portion of its shares.
Create a message and stick it out there in the social sphere. Sounds simple enough, doesn't it? But a social media strategy might now be relevant, given that each network has its own purpose.
Facebook's acquisition of Instagram has become a reality, but thanks to the social network's tanking share price, the deal is worth less than three quarters of the billion dollars it was meant to be.
Twitter has revealed upcoming changes to the next versions of its API, which will tighten the restrictions around what a developers build for the microblogging platform can and can't do.
NSW Police is looking to implement its own internal social network to let cops help each other out.
Australian link-saving start-up Trunk.ly will be integrated into Delicious.com after being purchased by AVOS Systems, the company created by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, but the integration will come at a cost.
Retailers appear to be waking up to the advantages that the internet can bring them, as Westfield and the Commonwealth Bank begin to take advantage of social networking check-ins to provide customers with better value for money.