Twitter Web App Gets A Makeover: Nice Changes?

Twitter has quickly become one of the most powerful sources of information in the world of social media. It’s partly down to its ease of use but also because of the number of high profile people that are joining it; many sports stars and actors feel that they can be closer to their fans by their … [Read more...]

Maximise Twitter For Your Company To Connect to Local Customers


If you’re involved within a business then it makes sense to maximize the use of social networking to get the most out of your company, here at OSM we have been bringing you plenty of news in the past on ways to develop tools and skills whilst using the abundance of sites that are at your disposal. … [Read more...]

Facebook Benefits News Sites More Than Twitter


Here at OSM two of the subjects we write most about are Facebook and Twitter, the giant social networking sites and how social media now plays a major part in businesses. Today’s news regards the major news sites and a study that looks into whether Facebook or Twitter is more beneficial driving … [Read more...]

Newt Gingrich & Presidental Bid: Announced on Facebook & Twitter


Here at OSM we’ve been noting the growing use and impact of social media in politics for some time. The Presidential bid for 2012 is really heating up now and today we have news that Newt Gingrich, former House of Representatives Speaker, has announced his presidential bid, and he did so using … [Read more...]

Social Media Marketing & Travel Agencies: Generating Extra Revenue


Here at OSM we like to give you news on social media marketing and recently have told how airlines are benefiting from using social media and 14 steps to using social media for your business. Today we have news of how social media can be used successfully for travel agents, as a way of generating … [Read more...]

Twitter Top 10 Trends: This Week’s Count Is In


It’s that time of the week again where we report on the top things that have been trending on Twitter, the top 10 things that you have all been talking about courtesy of Mashable’s Matt Silverman. Last week's chart was a mixed bag of tricks as we reported it when it was released only for the top 10 … [Read more...]

Gransnet Social Networking: Facebook For Grandparents?


With the increased use of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook being used to share news and keep in touch with friends we knew it wouldn’t take long before we saw an array of other companies copying this social platform, in previous posts we have brought you news about other networking … [Read more...]

Tweet from Everest on Galaxy S2: Twitter at Top of the World


The social networking giant Twitter just keeps on growing and gaining more prominence and just in recent days we’ve told about Twitter’s growing integration with TV, about baby names being announced on Twitter and how the first visit to the U.S. by newlyweds William and Kate was announced on … [Read more...]

Angry Star Wars Fans Tweet “Letdown” About May 4th Secret


The 4th of May is declared "Star Wars Day" by some, as a result of the date sounding like the classic catchphrase, "may the force be with you". Star Wars fans over the world use the day to celebrate that galaxy far far away, but this year there was extra excitement due to a surprise announcement … [Read more...]

Barbie & Ken Loved Up Thanks To Social Media


For many of us including myself, I can remember playing with the Barbie doll back in the day and having the joy of dressing her up and watching her relationship blossom with Ken. Now that has been passed on to my own children. Today even though the pair officially parted ways on Valentine's Day in … [Read more...]

NewlyWeds William & Kate: US First Visit Announced On Twitter


It's hard to believe that a week ago, the biggest wedding of this year took place at Westminster Abbey, yes that’s right the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. We gave you news as it came in leading up to the big day, as well as reporting on it afterwards. As expected, social networking … [Read more...]

Twitter Integration with TV: Increasing Growth


It wasn’t long ago that most of us were sceptical about how much impact Twitter integration with TV could have but it seems that not only is it having an impact but is actually a reason for increased viewing figures. The growth in this area over the last year was highlighted recently with the Royal … [Read more...]

Man United’s Rio & Rooney Tweet About Champions League Win


Social networking has quickly become the focus of many different industries; one of them is the sporting industry that has taken to Twitter like a duck to water. The way that it allows sports stars to be in close contact with their fans and lets them communicate on a much more normal human level is … [Read more...]

Twitter Star Wars Fans Celebrate September Complete Saga


Social networking site Twitter is growing in popularity and since its initial creation in 2006, has attracted some 200 million active users, to find out more on this head on over to wikipedia. Over the last few months, we have reported on famous footballers taking to the site, celebrities … [Read more...]

Mariah Carey Gets Fans Guessing: Hint - Names Begin With M


Social media has become the place to be over the last few years. We have seen so many different things and just thinking about recent ones, Osama Bin Laden having a fake Twitter profile, David Beckham announcing that his wife Victoria is pregnant on Facebook and now we have something else to … [Read more...]

NFL Mendenhall Lands In Hot Water After Bin Laden Tweeting


Since Sunday when President Barack Obama officially announced that Osama Bin Laden had been killed and the US were holding his body, the internet has been a hive of activity. We have given you news concerning the impact it has had on social media as a whole, and how social networking sites such as … [Read more...]

Fake Twitter Accounts: Osama Bin Laden Alive & Tweeting


The big news at the moment is surrounding Osama Bin Laden and his death, we have added various reports around how it has affected social media and also how Twitter traffic has spiked. Not only has it spiked but we have reported on some of the crazy stats that have been recorded by the growing social … [Read more...]

Osama Bin Laden Death: Twitter’s Stats Revealed


If you haven’t had your head in the sand for the last few days then you will know that Osama Bin Laden, one of the leaders of Al Qaeda has been killed. This has done some crazy things in the Internet world sparking malware with a gory picture on Facebook and Foursquare to allow a check in for a … [Read more...]

Twitter Purchase Tweetdeck: $50 Million Price Tag


Twitter has quickly grown to be one of the largest social networks in the world reaching an all time high of 200 million recently. That being the case there are a number of third party developers out there that are trying to add to the Twitter experience in their own ways, one of them is Tweetdeck … [Read more...]

Twitter Reaches All Time High With Osama Bin Laden Death


Last night came the official announcement that terrorist Osama Bin Laden had been killed. An official statement from President Barack Obama came late yesterday evening followed by celebrations all over the world particularly for those affected in NYC by Bin Laden's atrocities. Straight away the … [Read more...]

Liverpool FC Twitter: Sami Hyypia Professional Retirement


As we are already aware news breaks pretty quickly using different forms of social media and social networking, one of them is Twitter. We have recently reported on how Wayne Rooney has joined the social network and also about how he has been talking about the new FIFA 12 game but now we have some … [Read more...]