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Is Twitter trying to be more like Instagram and Pinterest?

Is Twitter trying to be more like Instagram and Pinterest?

Twitter, famous for their 140-character text updates, has decided that attaching and embedding images and video into tweets isn't enough for Twitter users. In an announcement, it was revealed that now, Images and Video will appear in the Twitter stream as previews, and that the multimedia can now be shared without any text at all.

Just like Instagram, Facebook and Google+, interestingly.

Successfully Connect to Customers in 6 Seconds or Less with Vines

Successfully Connect to Customers in 6 Seconds or Less with Vines

Launched by Twitter, Vines are succinct videos that are six seconds or less and play on a continuous loop. According to studies from Unruly Media, a branded Vine is four times as likely to be watched on Twitter than a branded video. Five Tweets per second also contain a Vine link. But perhaps most impressive is that Vine just launched in January, and in less than a year amassed tens of millions of users.

Six-Second Winner: Promote Your Brand with a Vine Contest

Six-Second Winner: Promote Your Brand with a Vine Contest

The contest will never die. For the same reason we buy lottery tickets, root for sports teams and play board games, contests remain a popular marketing tactic. We like having the chance, no matter how remote, to win something.

2 Months Later: Has Instagram won over Vine?

2 Months Later: Has Instagram won over Vine?

It has been a little over two months since Instagram launched its video capturing and sharing addition to the popular photo app, which is now available on the iOS and Android operating systems and has really captured the imagination of Instagram users.

Vine Dramatically Improves Video Discovery and more

Vine Dramatically Improves Video Discovery and more

Vine, the 6-second video creation and sharing network owned by Twitter, has released a major update to their service that dramatically improves user's capability for finding and discovering great video. According to Vine's blog, "This is our biggest, most exciting update yet — and we’ve got even more coming soon."

Social Media Winter is Coming [#GoT #INFOGRAPH]

Social Media Winter is Coming [#GoT #INFOGRAPH]

I first read and fell in love with A Game of Thrones back in 1998. I waited a year for the second volume in the series to come out, then another year for the third volume... after discovering that author George R.R. Martin decided to extend the series from a trilogy all the way to seven volumes... and waited five then six years for volumes four and five, respectively.

How to use Vine and Twitter to shout brief videos

How to use Vine and Twitter to shout brief videos.

Vine is a video-sharing platform that, like Twitter, is all about abbrevation. Rather than posting videos that can go on for some time, like on YouTube, Vine videos can only last 6 seconds and are designed to loop much like animated GIF images.

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