BY STEVE KOVACH
Facebook and Twitter are two of the biggest social networks, but Facebook is so huge that it’ll be nearly impossible for Twitter to ever catch up.
. . . → Read More: Statistics show Twitter may never have more users than Facebook
“A tech giant rises – another falls,” said the front-page headline on the Financial Times. It juxtaposed Twitter’s initial public offering (IPO), which is set to raise more from the market than Google did in 2004, with the chaotic events at BlackBerry, which dropped a plan to sell itself for $4.7bn, jettisoned its chief executive and said it would . . . → Read More: Why BlackBerry is history
The mobile and tablet revolution is upon us, faster than we in the media industry can respond. News is becoming more social and more real-time. The future of news is conclusively digital and multiplatform. These are just a few of the key findings of the newly released Digital NewsReport 2013 by Reuters Institute.
Is Pakistan’s media landscape . . . → Read More: Welcome to the digital era
After a member of the National Assembly claimed a Pakistan People’s Party leader wore a ‘million dollar watch’, Twitter reports have claimed that the leader was none other than Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The watch in question is the Louis Moinet ‘Meteoris’, which has been estimated to be worth a whopping $4.6 million.
. . . → Read More: Twitterati hit the roof over million dollar watch
Next up on the jukebox — Twitter Music.
The microblogging service plans to launch its new, standalone music application on Friday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Update 7:59 pm PT: Of note — another source claims the app will indeed launch this weekend at Coachella, though not necessarily on Friday.
. . . → Read More: New music app to be launched by Twitter today
By Arif Ansar
The media debacle that unfolded during the last couple of weeks is not unique to Pakistan; it has already rocked the West. Rupert Murdoch and his media empire are under the gun in UK for the phone hacking scandal and reporting practices. During the second Iraq war, the credibility of the . . . → Read More: Cyber- ruption