Digicel renews A2P SMS revenue partnership with Anam for five years

October 24, 2017; Dublin, Ireland. Digicel has extended its A2P SMS partnership with Anam for a further five years to run to 2023. The partnership with Anam enables Digicel to secure its international traffic channels against SMS fraud and Spam. The new deal, announced in Montego Bay, Jamaica last week, extends the current arrangement due […]

Google finally Marries +1 Button and Google+

Google has made a not so surprising announcement via their blog that they will be allowing +1 button users to share webpages with their circles, directly from the +1 button. The +1 although very important before because of how it affect search engine ranking just became a whole lot more important to users as well as website owners and developers. More […]

Casual Games Coming to Google+

The Google+ train continues to roll with the announcement that casual games are coming to buzzing (no pun intended) social network. Casual games like Farmville are a big part of what makes Facebook so addictive and Google, not surprisingly, is wasting no time in introducing gaming to Google+. The implementation is promised to not be […]

Google+ First Impressions and Free Invites

A long last my Google+ (or should I type it as “Google Plus”) invite has arrived. After reading first impressions posts and in my opinion premature “reviews” ranging from “Google+ is garbage” to “This is the next big social network”, “Facebook is dead” etc I watch inching to get my grubby little paws on an invite . […]

Jamaica’s Lost Innovators – An untapped Source of Economic Prosperity

The late American Economist and Professor at the Harvard Business School, Theodore Levitt is quoted as saying that “Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.” Professor Michael E. Porter, author of “The Competitive Advantage […]

Twitter celebrates its fifth birthday

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet five years ago on 21 March 2006. Five years on Twitter is one of the largest social networking websites with a massive user-base worldwide with hundreds of thousands new registrations be day. Twitter users now send more than 140 million Tweets a day which adds up to […]

Twitter getting an Overhaul

The popular microblogging and social networking service Twitter will be overhauling the web interface of it’s website starting today, with the entire 200 million user base getting the upgrade over the next few weeks. Partnerships with DailyBooth, DeviantART, Etsy, Flickr, Justin.TV, Kickstarter, Kiva, Photozou, Plixi, Twitgoo, TwitPic, TwitVid, USTREAM, Vimeo, yfrog, and YouTube will turn Twitter’s web interface into a massive multimedia hub and transform and hopefully improve the user experience.

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Twitter CEO Evan Williams prefaced his announcement by mentioning that Twitter.com is already far and away the most popular way for accessing the microblogging service, commanding 78% of unique users (which the company defines as “Of all the people who logged into their Twitter account during the month, what percentage did so via each service.”). Combined with Twitter’s growing need to serve up impressions to advertisers, it’s certainly no surprise that the company is now looking to keep people more engaged on its website. Video annoucement embedded below. Read more about Twitter getting an Overhaul