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This page provides an overview of 85 articles related to 'twitter', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Twitter is a social networking and microblogging website, based in San Francisco, California, also having servers and offices in San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Massachusetts, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Twitter, Inc. was originally incorporated in California, but has been incorporated in the jurisdiction of Delaware since 2007. Since being created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launching that July, the website has gained popularity worldwide and is estimated to have more than 200 million active users, generating 65 million tweets a day and handling over 800,000 search queries per day. It is sometimes described as the "SMS of the Internet". (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Twitter)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'twitter' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'twitter': 84 (4.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'twitter' across all Ariadne articles: 273
  • Average number of references to 'twitter' per Ariadne article: 3.25
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'twitter': 2007-10
  • Trending factor of 'twitter': 9 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'twitter':

  1. phil bradley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jez cope (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. geraldine jones (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. elly cope (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Trove: Innovation in Access to Information in Australia

Rose Holley describes a major development in the Australian national digital information infrastructure.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

UK Reading Experience Database

Bethan Ruddock reports from the launch event for the UK Reading Experience Database, held at the Betty Boothroyd Library, the Open University, Milton Keynes, on 24 February 2011.

July 2011, issue67, event report

Usability Inspection of Digital Libraries

Lorraine Paterson and Boon Low highlight findings from the usability inspection report conducted for the UX2.0 research project.

April 2010, issue63, feature article

Welsh Libraries and Social Media: A Survey

Alyson Tyler outlines the results of a survey of Welsh libraries, their access to, and use of, social media, and offers a sample business case.

March 2012, issue68, feature article

Why Are Users So Useful? User Engagement and the Experience of the JISC Digitisation Programme

Paola Marchionni discusses the importance of user engagement in the creation of digitised scholarly resources with case studies from the JISC Digitisation Programme.

October 2009, issue61, feature article

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