Twitter to Release a Real-time Analytics Solution This Year!

Twitter plans to launch a free analytics dashboard that will help its users – especially businesses – understand how others are interacting with their tweets

Member of Twitter’s business development team Ross Hoffman has revealed at the Sports Marketing Summit that Twitter plans to launch the dashboard in the last quarter of 2010. He was speaking in the context of sports, but there’s no reason to believe the tool won’t be available to other users, too.

Twitter to Release a Real-time Analytics Solution This Year [REPORT].

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3 Small Cause Campaigns That Won Big With Social Media

Non-profit organizations are leading the way when it comes to creatively harnessing the power of social media.

In fact, 93% of the top U.S. charities have a Facebook page, 87% have a Twitter profile, and 65% have a blog. Why does this matter? Because the rapid growth and adoption of social media is helping non-profits in their quest for change — they truly are using social media for social media.

3 Small Cause Campaigns That Won Big With Social Media.

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Mouseover Security Flaw in Twitter!

Twitter experienced a security flaw today spreading rapidly through thousands of users redirecting them to third-party websites. This nasty “mouseover” bug subjugated Twitter account users to pop-ups and third-party websites by simply scrolling your mouse over the offensive link. The “onMouseOver” flaw is a result of the JavaScript function that was caused when the mouse was passed over the bulk of text. According to Mashable.com  “We’ve seen the flaw being abused to launch simple pop-up windows, redirect users elsewhere (including porn sites), and we’ve also seen it used in combination with blocks of color, covering the true “intention” of the tweet.”

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