23 October 2012

‘Like’ and ‘Star’, being tested on Twitter instead of ‘Favourite’!

Since very early on in the introduction of Twitter, the ‘Favourite’ button has been available to users. The popular ‘Favourite’ feature has been used on Twitter billions of times. This May, tweets were redesigned to make ‘Favourite’ more prominent. Although Twitter have yet to confirm this is an official testing routine, a number of users have seen the ‘Star’ and …

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13 January 2010

Google’s Pagerank adapted to prioritise tweeters

Ever since Google began to include real-time results in the SERPs, from sites like Twitter and other blogs, speculation has been rife as to how they prioritise which tweets appear and which don’t. Whilst a search on a popular ‘hot topic’ can often reveal what seems like a fast stream of tweets, a corresponding search on a site like Twitter …

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