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Meet the Firehose Seven Thousand Times Bigger Than Twitter’s

19 Nov Posted by in Twitter | Comments

Meet the Firehose Seven Thousand Times Bigger Than Twitter’s
Twitter announced yesterday that for the first time, outside developers will be allowed to purchase access to 50% of all the messages that flow through its network. The price for half the firehose? 0,000 per year, payable to partner company Gnip . The full firehose delivers 1,000 Tweets each second, Twitter’s Ryan Sarver said yesterday, too much data for most companies to handle without …
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News: Twitter adds Push Notifications
Twitter has released an update to its official client for iOS devices adding support for Push Notifications and several other improvements and fixes. Twitter 3.2 now allows users to optionally receive Push Notifications for mentions and direct messages for some or all of their Twitter accounts and users can choose whether to receive notifications when they’re mentioned by any user on Twitter or …
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Twitter use nets year in labor camp
BEIJING – A Chinese woman was sentenced to one year in a labor camp Wednesday after she forwarded a satirical microblog message that urged recipients to attack the Japanese Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, human rights groups said Thursday.
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Blog – Twitter Opens Up More of Its Data
A partnership with social media company Gnip made the move possible. Researchers and companies who want to track the conversations going on online are intensely interested in data from Twitter. It’s been hard to get deep access to that information, however. Onstage today at Defrag , a Web conference in Denver, Colorado, Twitter announced that it’s formed a partnership to make more of its data …
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