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Social media giants make their big data moves

By using tools, languages, and libraries normally used for designing single-machine applications across multiple machines, Ubalo was able to reduce image processing tasks from eight hours to five minutes.

Twitter, ESPN partner for ad-supported sports video highlights

Twitter is teaming with sports media giant ESPN to offer ad-supported video highlights posted moments after live action unfolds across ESPN's family of networks.

BlackBerry updates Twitter app for legacy smartphones

BlackBerry is upgrading its free Twitter application for legacy devices running BlackBerry OS 5 and higher.

Spotlight: HootSuite

Hootsuite is a social media management dashboard designed to help organizations to manage multiple social networks.

Twitter adds location trends to Android, iOS apps

Twitter is rolling out revamped versions of its flagship applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, highlighted by the addition of localized trends data.

Twitter's Vine adds front-facing camera support, mentions

Twitter is rolling out an updated version of its Vine video sharing application, adding front-facing camera support as well as mentions.

AP Twitter hack casts spotlight on improving online security

Hackers broke into the Twitter account of the Associated Press news service this week, posting a fake message that triggered a stock-market reaction that saw $200 billion briefly erased from United States markets.

Twitter #music chief Kevin Thau jumps ship to join Biz Stone's Jelly

Twitter Vice President of Business and Corporate Development Kevin Thau, the executive behind the microblogging platform's fledgling Twitter #music application, is leaving the company to join Jelly Industries, the new startup created by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.

Facebook, Instagram most visited social apps in March, Mobidia finds

According to new findings provided exclusively to  FierceMobileContent  by Mobidia, Facebook and Facebook's Instagram service were the most-viewed mobile social apps last month.

Spotlight: Twitter introduces Twitter #music

Twitter introduces a new music discovery service.