Why Twitter stock is surging Tuesday

The social network’s first-quarter results are out — and they’re spectacular. What happened? Shares of social network Twitter jumped on Tuesday, rising nearly eighteenth around noon EDT. The stock’s gain followed Twitter’s first-quarter financial results, including better-than-expected financial results and robust growth in monetizable daily active users. So what? Twitter reported non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.37 on revenue of $787 million. These… Read more »

Twitter still has a growth problem

If you read enough of the news, you would possibly assume that Twitter (and its CEO) is laying dead within the water for all to see. But, in its most recent financial statements, the corporate is proudly declaring that it isn’t dead yet, and may not be for some time. Within the last 3 months,… Read more »

Twitter shares surge 17th as users rise

Shares in Twitter have surged over 17th when the firm reported rising numbers of users and higher revenues, days after its chief executive promised to improve how it tackles online abuse. The company’s revenue rose to $787m (£605m) in the first quarter, up eighteenth from a year earlier. The number of daily active users rose eleventh to… Read more »

Twitter is surging and the rally shows no signs of slowing, chart analyst says

The stock rose more than tenth in early trading Tuesday after beating earnings and topping sales estimates for its first quarter. That move conjointly pushed Twitter out of bear market territory, currently less than twentieth off its 52-week high. Matt Maley, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, aforementioned that Twitter still seems like the social stock… Read more »

Trump calls for ‘more and fairer’ social-media corporations

President Donald Trump on Tuesday took his latest swipe at Twitter for what he says is unfair treatment, as he vowed to “reciprocate” against the European Union within the wake of Harley-Davidson’s report of a profit drop in the first quarter. ‘MORE AND FAIRER’ SOCIAL-MEDIA COMPANIES Trump used Twitter, on which he has nearly sixty… Read more »

Instagram isn’t going chronological, and is currently telling us why

The company has in public declared that it’s not going chronological, and now, is giving us better sense of its rationale. in a recent press briefing, the product lead for Instagram’s feed, Julian Gutman, told journalists that the photo sharing app is “not thinking about [chronological ordering] at this time.” the explanation, a spokesperson said,… Read more »

TikTok Watch: High-schoolers are trolling teachers by using their first names

This new series reveals the latest TikTok trends, so you don’t have to. Let’s face it, if you signed up, it’d simply make you feel very old. When I was in school, a long time ago, teachers were called ‘sir’ or ‘miss.’ Never, under any circumstances, were we permitted to address them by their initial… Read more »

Facebook will soon depend on Instagram for the majority of its ad revenue growth

When Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced last month they were stepping away from Facebook, there was a collective gasp: Instagram’s future was suddenly at risk. So is Facebook’s. So far, Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram has been a complete success — one of the most important of the internet era. The app, which… Read more »

Big Baller brand posts cryptic message on Instagram

All isn’t well at Big Baller brand. The dying company that LaVar Ball insists is fine has not had a functioning web site for 2 weeks. That’s a fairly major problem for an apparel company with no brick and mortar stores. Their entire distribution network is based online, however as noticed by Jacob Rude of… Read more »

The Chinese video-sharing app, TikTok recently caused many accidents, some of them leading to deaths

There are various reasons as to why Madras high court is trying to ban the most famous Chinese video-sharing app, TikTok in India. The main reason being, kids who are followers of the famous app are vulnerable to pornography. That’s not all. Within the recent past, there have been several cases where people have hurt themselves very seriously whereas creating videos for TikTok. Some of these serious injuries even resulted in deaths. The most recent case that was… Read more »

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  • Major record labels want more money for music played on ByteDance-owned app TikTok and its China-based equivalent Douyin

    According to a report in Bloomberg, Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music could pull their catalogs from the apps if no progress is made during negotiations presently taking place ahead of the expiration of their deals this spring. TikTok is a short-form mobile video and live video streaming platform based in Los Angeles, with… Read more »

  • Borussia Dortmund becomes first Bundesliga club to launch on TikTok

    Sports clubs and teams around the world have been long trying new ways to reach a wider fan base across the world. With major players within the sports world investing in new world brands and conjointly in social platforms, the limits of reaching news fans every year are just beyond the eye can meet. TikTok… Read more »

  • 80% youngsters want TikTok prohibited in India: Survey

    Eight out of ten millennials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey by news app Inshorts. This comes after the Madras high court last week advised the Central government to ban the app claiming it was encouraging pornography among children. The court said that inappropriate content was being… Read more »

  • Snapchat’s reinventing itself to fight Instagram

    Last week, Snapchat held its first partner summit, where it described the company’s new approach to standing out from competitors like Instagram. Key announcements included new ar features for lenses, new Snap original content, a multiplayer gaming platform, and a brand new developer kit to integrate Snapchat stories in other apps (like Tinder). Let’s break down these announcements to understand what the corporate wants to do. First, the new ar features include: Solving math… Read more »

  • Queen Elizabeth II posts on royal family Instagram account for the first time

    Queen Elizabeth II has posted on Instagram for the first time, sharing a picture and personal message with the royal family account’s 4.7 million followers. The monarch shared the post on the Royal family’s Instagram account to help promote the science museum in London. The image was of a letter from 19th-century inventor and mathematician Charles Babbage to Queen… Read more »

  • 4 Brands crushing it on Instagram right now

    Instagram has quickly evolved from a simple image sharing platform to an unbelievably effective social media branding and marketing tool for businesses – giant and small. We all know the importance of a Facebook marketing strategy on-line, however is your company using Instagram to brand itself? If not, you’re not alone. However what’s vital is that you get started, and simply jumping right… Read more »

  • Facebook stops asking new users for email passwords

    Facebook has halted a sketchy practice of asking some new users for their outside email credentials in order to verify their accounts. After a Twitter user on Sunday shared a screenshot of Facebook asking them for the password to their email, the social media large faced intense criticism from security professionals. A spokesman for Facebook… Read more »

  • Tik Tok Adds Video Reactions to Next-Gen App Experiences

    The evolution of in-app video stories is absolutely fascinating to watch. ByteDance currently knows a way to build some of the foremost viral apps within the world, as Douyin (called “TikTok” outside of China) is doing something that’s truly innovative. What if the era of binary likes, upvotes and Facebook reactions is over and you… Read more »

  • Report: online predators use teen app TikTok to solicit kids

    A popular app for teens and tweens is reportedly now a magnet for child predators. It’s called TikTok. It’s one amongst the most downloaded apps among teenagers, beating out Instagram and Facebook. Specialists say kids and teens love TikTok as a way to express themselves briefly, fun videos, gain a following, and attract interaction with… Read more »

  • TikTok wasn’t banned in Pakistan

    Posts on Facebook and Twitter, which have been shared hundreds of times, claim that Pakistan would block music video app TikTok from January 10, 2019. TikTok said the claim was false; Pakistan’s telecoms regulator said it was not responsible for any ban, and the app was still on the market within the country days after… Read more »