Blog archives for February, 2012.

#Linsanity

Sports fan or not, you have probably heard by now about Jeremy Lin’s rags-to-riches NBA story. The New York Knicks point guard, who had previously been let go by two teams, made it to the NY Knicks as a backup. And after a lot of injuries, Jeremy Lin finally got his chance on February 4. …

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Are Tweeps sexier than Facebook users?

Last Tuesday was Valentine’s day and marketing agency Euro RSCG took the time to dig into the sex lives of social media users. Based on the survey of 1,000 U.S. men and women, Twitter users think of themselves as more sexy, sexually adventurous and skilled lovers than Facebook users do. Ain’t that some good news? The …

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Twitter Dev Teatime is coming to Amsterdam

Together with our friends: Kings of Code and True we are hosting the 1st Twitter Teatime Amsterdam! The event will be hosted at the Volkskrantgebouw office space, located at: Wibautstraat 150, 1091 GR Amsterdam At 6pm CET local companies will give a presentation and share experiences and best practices for integrating with the Twitter platform. …

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And the winner is…Twitter

Last week we blogged about the Super Bowl and how it triggered people to follow the New York Giants and the New England Patriots on Twitter during the Super Bowl.  And although the Giants won the Super Bowl, the real winner for us was Twitter. With an astonishing 12,233 tweets per second (TPS) in the …

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Can Twitter predict the Super Bowl winner?

Exciting times ahead for fans of the Giants and Patriots this Sunday because of the Super Bowl. A fun way to ‘predict’ the winner of this years’ Super Bowl, is by looking at their follower growth on Twitter. Totally non-substantive but wouldn’t it be cool if it had some predictive value? So… how are the …

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