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Twitter’s Direct Messages Could Lead to a New Revenue Stream

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Ask anyone who uses Twitter what their biggest gripe about the service is, and the answer may very well be DMs. Direct Messages (DMs, aka private messages between users) are a part of Twitter that ‘power’ users have been hooked on since before WhatsApp, WeChat, Line and other billion dollar-valued mobile messaging apps even existed. […]

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Twitter Overhauls its Promoted Tweets Ad Platform for Better Customization

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Twitter has announced that its Promoted Tweets ad platform has been revamped to allow businesses to better specify the type of campaign they want to run across the social network. From Thursday, small-to-medium size businesses (SMBs) and Twitter API partners can access objective-based ad campaign options in beta, thereby allowing brands to create campaigns that […]

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Boost Your Subscription Business With Social Media Savvy

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By the year 2015, more than 40 percent of media companies will employ subscription services to sustain their businesses, according to independent research group Gartner. This emerging business model of recurring revenue (also known as subscription billing) has yielded impressive results, particularly in the software as a service (SaaS) market. So how can businesses that sell SaaS […]

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Twitter Acquires Madbits to Boost Deep Image Learning

Twitter has acquired a stealthy computer vision startup called Madbits, which was founded by former New York University researchers. Clément Farabet and Louis-Alexandre Etezad-Heydari. Farabet is a protégé of Facebook AI Lab director and New York University professor Yann LeCun, while Etezad-Heydari was advised by Larry Maloney and Eero Simoncelli. The notice on the Madbits […]