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Let Mention’s iPhone app keep track of Social Media while you are on vacation

As Summer ramps up, you may be telling yourself you’re going to go dark, cut yourself off from the internet entirely, or just leave your smartphone in your bedroom and hop on a plane; that’s likely due in part to the fact that checking in once a week can easily turn into a full day’s […]

Here are Twitter’s 5 Key Execs heading up expansion in Europe

Here are Twitter’s 5 Key Execs heading up expansion in Europe

In order for Twitter looks to scale up to a Facebook-like heights, the largely US-based team has begun to look abroad in order to both grow its user-base in non-Anglophone countries but also to begin monetizing outside of the US. It has become more or less fact that Twitter will never hire a country manager […]

Twitter to cooperate with French Government concerning anti-Semitic tweets

Twitter to cooperate with French Government concerning anti-Semitic tweets

Twitter announced last Friday that it will cooperate with the demands of the French Government, namely to hand over data concerning individuals and twitter accounts that tweeted #unbonjuif (“a good jew”) and #unjuifmort (“a dead jew”) back in October 2012. This comes have a 6 month process in which Twitter was pushed to make direct […]

France sees the Internet as a key to globalization, study finds

Les Echos in conjunction with IFOP released a study this week delving into French attitudes and perceptions of the internet, its place in their lives as well as their thoughts on the internet’s tech leaders.  It’s clear from their findings that although that concerns around privacy abound, particularly in regards to the US digital leaders, […]

With 700M emails analyzed, WriteThat.Name exposes the “Anatomy of an Email Signature”

WriteThatName has released an infographic based on the half a billion emails they have analyzed with their smart contact organizer in the two years since they’ve launched. The infographic examines the “Anatomy of an Email Signature,” including the most common details included in an Email Signature and the best practices for labelling an email signature […]

French Failure to Singaporean Success: Kevin Straszburger

Kevin Straszburger- Parisian entrepreneur turned Singaporean FrenchWeb correspondent and crowdsourcing evangelist- brings back news to the motherland. While he is most likely sunbathing in the infinity pool, he is officially Head of Marketing at Crowdonomic with founder, Leo Shimada, Head of Business Development, Nicola Castelnuovo, and CFO, Eric Tay. His journey began from announcing the […]

Will Twitter give into the French government’s request for hate speech account info?

Yesterday the French court ruled that Twitter has two weeks to put in place a system by which the French government can easily track and identify users who post hate speech, specifically antisemitic and racist speech. This announcement comes after twitter trends like #SiMonFilsEstGay (“If My son is Gay”) and #UnBonJuif (“A good jew”) were trending in France, […]

eReputation and my shitty experience with RueDuCommerce

It’s that time of year again, where gifts are exchanged between people who love one another, or pretend to with varying degrees of acting talent. It’s also the time of year where customer services of big retailers are stretched (much) thinner than their desire to provide said service. Everyone’s experienced the long queues, hotlines asking […]

Here are the details on Twitter's newly formed French subsidiary

According to LeFigaro, Twitter has officially created a subsidiary, Twitter France SAS. It was announced early this year that Twitter was interviewing for a Head of France position, and then this summer the Mayor of Paris tweeted from Twitter HQ that he was looking forward to welcoming Twitter to Paris in Spring of 2013, and […]

Twitter Trends now localized in 100 cities: What's the point?

Twitter announced on their blog[fr] this week that they are rolling out localization for Twitter Trends. Users will now be able to drill down trends not only to countries, as was possible before, but to specific cities. In France, users can choose between Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Paris, Rennes, Strasbourg & Toulouse – […]