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Topic: Twitter

FTC reportedly adding Google+ to antitrust investigation amid search controversy

01/14/2012, 01:01 am

In the wake of a recent controversy surrounding Google's decision to feature Google+ content in its search results, the company will face scrutiny of its social networking service from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as part of an antitrust probe, a new report claims.

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Apple's iOS 5 boosts Twitter signups 25%, Wolfram Alpha searches by 20x

12/08/2011, 07:12 pm

Apple's release of iOS 5 for both new devices and iPhones dating back to 2009 has had a significant impact on its integration partners, with Twitter noting a 25 percent increase in new accounts and Wolfram Alpha stating that Siri boosted its query volume 20 fold, disrupting the status quo in search and web services.

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Twitter sees 40% of photos from iOS as Photos app becomes 7th largest client

11/10/2011, 08:11 pm

Apple's handheld devices now account for more than 39% of the photos being posted on Twitter's social networking service, with Twitter-integrated built-in apps helping iOS 5 become one of its top 10 sharing clients.

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Twitter CEO points to Apple as 'corporate mentor' as iOS signups triple

10/18/2011, 02:10 am

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said in an interview that the company views Apple as a "corporate mentor" because of the two companies' common focus on simplicity, while noting that iOS signups for the micro-blogging service have increased three-fold since the release of iOS 5.

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Twitter developer events suggest iOS 5 release by Oct. 10

09/23/2011, 09:09 pm

Twitter has scheduled a pair of "Developer Teatimes" for Oct. 10 and Oct. 12 with a "heavy focus" on the service's tight integration with iOS 5, possibly providing further evidence that the forthcoming update to Apple's mobile operating system will arrive in two weeks.

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Facebook, Twitter integration spreads to all of Apple's online store

09/05/2011, 09:09 am

Links to share products on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter are now available for all items sold in Apple's online store, including third-party products.

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Facebook looking to circumvent Apple's App Store with HTML5 platform

06/15/2011, 11:06 pm

A new report claims social network Facebook is partnering with roughly 80 developers on a secretive "Project Spartan" HTML5-based application platform that would circumvent Apple's App Store on iOS devices.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Built-in Twitter integration makes tweeting a snap

06/09/2011, 02:06 pm

When iOS 5 for the iPhone and iPad arrives this fall, Apple will offer system-wide Twitter integration, making it easy to share content and talk to friends on the social networking service.

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Apple rumored to add system-wide Twitter integration to iOS 5

05/31/2011, 11:05 pm

As rumors swirl of an upcoming image service from Twitter, a new report alleges that Apple will participate as a major launch partner with system-wide support in iOS 5.

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Apple launches App Store social links on Twitter, Facebook

01/24/2011, 08:01 pm

Following up on its efforts to defend the trademark "App Store," Apple has launched a Twitter account promising exclusive offers and new app discovery, similar to its existing iTunes Twitter accounts and Facebook pages.

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