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International students forced to work for just $8 an hour

A young Italian student said she was working up to 70 hours each week - at a coffee shop and an Italian restaurant - as well as spending four hours …

He's A Dog In My House (我的狗男友) by Shih-Han TSAO - Taiwan Comedy, Drama Short Film

Yuan is a young lady that works part-time at a convenience store, saving money and dreaming of studying abroad in France. She has grown increasingly …

Zahavit Tshuba Wedding Dress Collection

It’s been a few weeks since we showcased a new wedding dress collection, and who better to dive back into it with, than the incredibly talented …

Mette-Marit de Noruega, Sarah Jessica Parker y Fergie, cita solidaria en la Inspiration Gala 2014 de amfAR

La Princesa Mette-Marit de Noruega y Sarah Jessica Parker en la Inspiration Gala 2014 de amfAR<p>El Hotel Plaza de Nueva York ha extendido la alfombra …

13 reasons to mute people on Twitter

Twitter is rolling out a feature that lets users mute other users without unfollowing them, a halfway house between blocking and unfollowing. But what use is a mute button? Why not just unfollow or block someone?<p>There’s some debate as to whether the official Twitter mute function, which has been …

What does 'The Voice' host Carson Daly think of the Twitter Save?

NBC’s hit singing competition is well known by now for shaking up the rules to keep things fresh, and this season <i>The Voice</i> did just that by …

Twitter takes aim at 'retail politics' in Latin America | Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - After seeing explosive growth across Latin America, Twitter Inc is now tapping into the region’s other big passion besides soccer - politics.<p>The Twitter logo is shown at the company's headquarters in San Francisco, California October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>The …

How India's Narendra Modi led Twitter poll race

<b>So who led the Twitter battle in the just-ended marathon Indian elections?</b><p>There are an estimated 33 million Twitter accounts in the country. Analysts say these numbers are small when compared with India's 814 million eligible voters, but since every vote counts in these closely-fought elections, …

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Tips to Drown Out the Twitter Noise

Folks, this has become a big issue on Twitter -- how do you get to the real good stuff on your Twitter feed? Where are the tweets from your community? And how do you make an effort to use Twitter most effectively for you and your organization?<p>My team and I compiled a list of tips to drown out the …

15 Funniest Humans To Follow On Twitter Right Now

It’s rare in this day and age that a celebrity doesn’t have a Twitter account. Even if they rarely tweet, they’ve confirmed it as their own – and …

Top Twitter Trends: What Countries Are Most Active? Who's Most Popular?

I thoroughly enjoy Twitter. I enjoy its compression, its instant gratification, and the fact you can connect with just about anyone anywhere about anything in no time at all. (Plus, it’s helped start revolutions.) Not that we need a whole lot of new data to prove the global power of social media, …

Ads Aren't Reshaping Twitter, Twitter Is Reshaping Ads

Lost in the recent noise about Twitter’s developer relations and product designs is that Twitter is quickly (and relatively quietly) becoming a successful advertising business. And it’s doing this in its own way: Not by running banner ads or video pre-rolls, but through its own interactive, …

McDonald’s, Hollister Tap Twitter to Target Music Fans

McDonald’s and Hollister are hoping to tap into some of the social chatter around music taking place on Twitter as part of a new program with …

A Eulogy for Twitter

The beloved social publishing platform enters its twilight.<p>We've been trying to figure out the moment Twitter turned, retracing tweets to see whether there was something specific that soured the platform.<p><i>Something is wrong on Twitter.</i> And people are noticing.<p>Or, at least, the kind of people we hang …

Twitter troll must not contact Rachel Riley and Chris Martin

<b>A man has been ordered not to contact Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Countdown presenter Rachel Riley after sending hundreds of abusive tweets.</b><p>Anthony Wells, of Chelmsford, Essex, admitted tweeting Riley death threats and harassing her for seven months, the Crown Prosecution Service said.<p>It said …

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Twitter Gets Serious About Commerce, Nears Deal With Payments Startup Stripe

The social network is finally serious about making it easier for brands, retailers or manufacturers to sell stuff directly on Twitter.<p>Twitter is close to letting its users purchase products directly through the social network and is nearing a deal with payments startup Stripe to help it accept …

How ‘socialbots’ are infiltrating your Twitter account

So you all along thought you followed only real people on Twitter? Know now that automated accounts called “bots” can infiltrate the defenses of the …

Duane Reade and Papa John’s Sales Data Show Promise for Twitter Commerce

Twitter is starting to make some noise about getting more retailers to use its platform for social commerce. Given the up and downs that merchants …

Proof That Twitter Is A Terrible Market Research Tool

It is often said that Twitter is a great gauge of the public mood: want to know what everyone’s talking about? Just go to the “trending in your area” section of the website and have a look – it’s all there in order of importance.<p>People who regularly sip technology Kool-Aid will tell you that this …

Twitter will soon dominate TV on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that a number of popular apps including HBO Go, Showtime Anytime, Comedy Central, and others will launch on Xbox One by year's end. But easily the biggest aspect of today's news is the <i>huge</i> role Twitter will soon play in Microsoft's TV plans. Twitter will be directly …

Twitter snaps up Namo Media to dive deeper into native ads

Twitter keeps pumping money into its mobile ad business.<p>The microblogging company today announced that it has agreed to purchase Namo Media, a native advertising startup. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal.<p>Back in September 2013, Twitter bought advertising firm MoPub for $350 million …

I still get abuse from Twitter trolls, says Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington

She is one of Britain's most successful sportswomen and a double Olympic gold-medal winner, but the swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed that Twitter trolls repeatedly accused her of letting the country down after she won bronze in London 2012.<p>The 25-year-old said she had blocked thousands of …

Rik Mayall: tributes and reactions to the comedian's death on Twitter

The British actor and comedian Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56. The Essex-born actor, who starred in alternative comedy shows such as The Young Ones and Blackadder, died on Monday morning, a spokesman for Brunskill Management said.<p>Mayall has over thirty thousand Twitter followers despite only …

Twitter Is for the Young, Facebook Is for All Ages

Facebook users come in all shapes, sizes and ages, at least compared to LinkedIn users and Twitter users.<p>Half of Twitter's unique visitors in October …

Facebook debuts Twitter-esque ‘Trending’ feature, highlights popular conversations

Ever wonder what the most popular conversations are on Facebook? The company debuted “Trending” today, a new feature that highlights popular …

Twitter and Facebook Must Stop Copying Each Other

Social networks are hard to navigate. On Twitter, it's easy to slip from tasteful self promotion into crass bragging. On Facebook, attempts at online …

Facebook Drives the Most Traffic to Publishers, Beating Twitter and Reddit

There's no beating Facebook when it comes to driving traffic to publishers. The world's largest social network directed 10.4% of traffic to websites …