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Tweet vs. Weeb: Twitter Valued 3x China's Weibo

We all know what a Tweet is... so what's a Weeb? Weeb is my term for what people in China are doing on Weibo, the Twitter-like service for Chinese.<p>For those new to Weibo it's pronounced "we bow." But does Wall Street? Bow, that is. Not yet it seems.<p>Let's take a closer look at each, especially in …

The Evolution of Social Media (2008-2013) ~ An Infographic

November 28, 2013<p>Share<p>Social media is never static. It is an an ever-changing array of tools and platforms built for any number of purposes.<p>On …

13 Timeless Photos Of John F. Kennedy, Our Most Dapper President

From the swoop of the hair to the white pocket square, John F. Kennedy had effortlessly classic style down to a tee. His off-duty look, with the Ivy League-ready khakis and crewneck sweatshirts, has been emulated by J. Crew acolytes for decades; but his dashing on-duty style as president is the one …

Sina Weibo Passes 500 Million Users, But Needs to Monetize More on Mobile

So Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) announced its not-so-good Q4 financials today. While the Chinese web company has multiple businesses, all the scrutiny is on …

Rumor, Lies, and Weibo: How Social Media is Changing the Nature of Truth in China

<i>China's ultra-popular, Twitter-like service moves too fast for censors or propagandists to keep up, but it's changing more than just the spread of information</i><i>.</i><p>When the message appeared on the Weibo account of Xinhua, China's official news agency on April 10, announcing charges against the family of …

Sina Weibo Expands to Singapore and Indonesia

Sina Weibo has expanded to both Singapore and Indonesia, appointing a new company called Trends Media to focus its expansion efforts.<p>According to …

Sina CEO Charles Chao on How Weibo Is Changing China

The microblogging platform Sina Weibo has brought transparency to China, according to Sina CEO Charles Chao, who can reel off example after example …

4 Tools That Improve Your Social Media Analytics

Do you want more insight about your social media activities?<p>Are you looking for a tool to bring important analytics to one place?<p>In this article, …

How Instagram took over the world in just three years

Instagram turns three today. How did it go from being the brainchild of two Stanford geeks to an app used by more than 150 million people worldwide?<p>Three years ago today Instagram was launched. Its arrival in Apple's app store was accompanied by a brief note outlining the company's vision: to make …

Former First Daughter Caroline Kennedy sworn in as US ambassador to Japan

Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan and daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy, leaves for Japan on Thursday to begin her work to strengthen the critical bond between the U.S. and the Asian nation.<p>"We just had a tea ceremony which was a wonderful introduction to the Japanese …

Bank of England says the UK recovery has taken hold

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1027000/1027852_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534915835_60e999a457a0c2afff16bf0579b27a41<p><b>Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK recovery has "taken hold" and unemployment will fall sooner than it had forecast.</b><p>The comments came …

Yellen hearing: A guide

“Too big too fail.” Inflation. “Audit the Fed.” Wall Street settlements.<p>Janet Yellen will very likely be asked about all of that and more on Thursday at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to be Federal Reserve chairwoman.<p>The current Fed vice chairwoman shouldn’t have any problems …

No, Financial Reform Is Not Going To Be A Major Issue In 2016

Here's Jonathan Chait today on its political potential:<p>So what may be the most powerful issue in American politics has lay unused by either party since the crisis. Either party could pick it up. A bill to break up the big banks has the sponsorship of liberal Democrat Sherrod Brown and conservative …