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Twitter Reports A Loss Twitter has reported a loss of over $140m (£86m) during the second-quarter period from March to June – more than triple than that seen last year. Twitter aren’t worried though, monthly users are up 24% to 271 million with the World Cup responsible for a…

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Facebook Gives Teens Free WiFi Whether a bid to actually do good or just another ploy to make sure their key demographic keeps using the site, Facebook have provided 6000 teens in North Carolina free WiFi for their laptops (which were also provided by Facebook). A year ago the…

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Barbie Joins LinkedIn In the last 150 years Barbie has had 55 different jobs with the latest, according to her new LinkedIn profile, being Dreams Incubator. Since the profile went live two weeks ago, Barbie has been posting about different female entrepreneurs, giving career advice and sharing her thoughts…

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Anger Over Facebook’s Mood Study Facebook have published a study that revealed manipulation of Facebook News Feeds leading to outrage among users. Researched changed the algorithm for feeds of nearly 700 thousand users to display a disproportionate number of positive or negative statuses for one week in 2012  –…

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Just one day in and everyone is gripped with World Cup fever – here at Harkable we’re no different. To celebrate we’ve built a World Cup hashtag tracker app – over the duration of each match we’ll be tracking tweets with the #hashflag of each team to see who’s…

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Tumblr’s mobile-first pitch for brand ad dollars For the first time since the platform launched, Tumblr’s mobile traffic has exceeded it’s desktop visitors by more than 2million. Officially now a predominantly mobile platform just how will this affect it’s ads business? With Facebook and Twitter mobile ads owning market…

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Facebook Knows What You’re Watching Facebook has unveiled a new feature that can tell what users are watching and listening to in very much the same way that Shazam works – an extension of their “feelings” feature launched last year. Once activated the app will be able to hear…

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Pinterest Announces Next Stage of Promoted Pins After several months in testing Pinterest has partnered with a small group of brands to take advantage of a full paid test of their promoted offering with the search and category feeds. This initial testing phase is set to collect input from…

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Eurovision Breaks Twitter Record With 5.3 million tweets, Eurovision fans were generating 47,136 tweets per minute throughout this weekend’s final making it the most tweeted about TV event. Ever. Austria’s Conchita Wurst appeared to be the driving force behind such a huge response with celebrities and brands all backing her performance….

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Facebook pass 1 billion mobile users and launch FAN After revealing 1 billion mobile users – a 34% increase in just one year – Facebook have launched the Facebook Audience Network. This mobile ad network will let developers target both standard banners and custom ad units using Facebook data….

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