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Say goodbye to Twitter. It’s not disappearing but the Twitter that we’ve known and loved is riding off into the sunset. The new Twitter is more focused on making business, and less concerned about playing nice with others. Twitter’s makeover was thrust into the spotlight on Friday when it unveiled the end of its tweet syndication…

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Hard to believe it’s been five years since Twitter was started as a side project by Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey. From its roots as a spin-off of Odeo to becoming a global communications phenomenon with more than 175 million users, Twitter has become one of the most fascinating, if not the most…

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What would happen if you built a really expensive house only to see a never-ending number of guests have more fun in it than you? After a while, you would probably kick most, if not all, of them out so you could enjoy the house and its amenities yourself. It’s a scenario being experienced by…

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One of the challenges in assessing Twitter-Land is getting an accurate picture of where users are located. Right now, location is mostly determined by the information that people provide within their profiles. There are a few issues: 1. Not everyone provides their location information 2. Some people provide wrong information. For example, many users change…

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