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Google readying microblog search?

Google might soon add a way to search microblogging sites like Twitter, as the amount of content generated by those services explodes.

By Jun. 15, 2009


Webware Radar: Microblog for celebrities

Also: Mashable has acquired micro-reviews service Blippr; Hi5 is making it easy to make mobile payments; and Twofish is doing its part for microtransactions.

By Mar. 10, 2009


Business microblog tool Present.ly is smarter than Yammer

And the flood of corporate Twitter-alikes has not even begun.

By Sep. 17, 2008


Nissan Leaf overshadows Chevy Volt in June sales

Nissan sold 1,708 Leaf all-electric cars last month, while Chevrolet sold 561 Volt hybrids in the U.S.

By Jul. 7, 2011


China's Sina Weibo creates 'user contract,' increasing censorship

After government criticism and a temporary shutdown of Web comments, China's biggest microblogging site plans to introduce a "user contract" that could impede the free flow of information.

By May. 8, 2012


Baidu launches browser with Chrome-like design

China's largest search engine comes with a single bar that can be used to input Web addresses or searches. It also has a marketplace to download thousands of applications.

By Jul. 20, 2011


Daily cost of a 'promoted trend' on Twitter: $120,000

Cost of buying space in Twittersphere zeitgeist is up more than 400 percent.

By Jun. 9, 2011


Webware 100 Editors' Choice: Present.ly (Best Twitter Rip-off)

Webware 100 Editors' Choice: Present.ly

By May. 19, 2009


Twitter buys microblogging site Posterous

Twitter acquires the simple blog platform, a rival to Tumblr, but discloses no terms of the deal.

By Mar. 12, 2012


Daily Tidbits: Microblogging search finally launches

Twingly has launched a proper microblog search service. Also, WeFi unveils an online directory to find over 1 million different hot spots.

By Jan. 20, 2009