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Twitter milestone: 100mn monthly active users

Twitter hit a major milestone Thursday. The microblogging site has 100 million active users worldwide, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced yesterday in a press conference.

London riots: BBM, Facebook, Twitter blamed

Phenomenal growth of social media has proved to be a boon for many. On the other end of the spectrum, it has had its share of controversies, as detractors harp about the flip side of this form of media.

Google+ growing faster, attracts 25m visitors in less than a month

Google+, the new social network from Google, has been live for almost one month now. The beta site has gathered about 25 million visitors from around the globe in less than a month of its operation, according to statistics released on Tuesday by comScore.

Google+ to become the fastest growing network?

Google’s latest social network Google+, launched nearly a month ago, has started strong and is presumed to be the fastest growing network.

LinkedIn CEO says no room left for Google+

Google+, the new social network from Google, has been live for more than three weeks now. In less than a month of its operation the beta site has gathered more than 10 million users. But, seemingly, Google Plus (+) is not appealing to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, who thinks nobody has free time for this new social networking web site.

Twitter posts reveal public health trends

Twitter has gained a new dimension. The popular micro-blogging site may actually prove useful in tracking nation-wide health trends and misconceptions, claims a new study.

Google+ a trending topic on Twitter -- Pew

Google’s new social network Google+ is still in beta testing and is ‘Invite only’ for now, but it has already become a hot topic on the web, with several bloggers and tech sites stating that it may even be better than Twitter and Facebook.

Fox News' Twitter account hijacked; declares President Obama dead

High-profile cyber attacks continue, and FOX News becomes the latest victim in global wave of hacking attacks. Online hackers apparently have broke into the's Twitter account and posted a series of posts claiming that President Barack Obama had been assassinated.

And now, Apple site hacked!

While LulzSec has apparently called it a day and quit last week, the hacking operations by the rapidly evolving AntiSec hackers continue.

Twitter users post 200 million tweets per day

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Number of tweets sent by Twitter users per day has increased from 65 million in 2010 to 200 million in 2011, claims Twitter in its official blog post.