The five-day session was described as fraught with tension and disagreement because most of the states were "concerned about the economic implications of migration, looking at the effects of remittances," said Mohammad Zia-ur-Rehman, chief executive of leading Pakistani NGO Awaz Foundation. He said the connection between health and migration was frequently overlooked. In October a high-level dialogue on migration and development will be held that will help lay the foundation for how migration will be incorporated into the post agenda. The number of internagional migrants reached million inup from million inaccording to U.
Twitter's origins lie in a "daylong brainstorming session" held by board members of the podcasting company Odeo. Jack Dorseythen an undergraduate student at New York Universityintroduced the idea of an individual using an SMS service to communicate with a small group. The decision was also partly due to the fact that the domain twitter.
The definition was 'a short burst of inconsequential information,' and 'chirps from birds'. And that's exactly what the product was. With Twitter, it wasn't clear what it was. They called it a social network, they called it microblogging, but it was hard to define, because it didn't replace anything.
There was this path of discovery with something like that, where over time you figure out what it is. Twitter actually changed from what we thought it was in the beginning, which we described as status updates and a social utility.
It is that, in part, but the insight we eventually came to was Twitter was really more of an information network than it is a social network. Panelists and speakers mentioned the service, and the bloggers in attendance touted it.
Social software researcher danah boyd said Twitter was "owning" the conference. And we just did! Creamer on January 22, It hadtweets posted per quarter in This grew to million tweets posted per quarter in In FebruaryTwitter users were sending 50 million tweets per day.
For example, a record was set during the FIFA World Cup when fans wrote 2, tweets per second in the thirty-second period after Japan scored against Cameroon on June The record was broken again when 3, tweets per second were posted after the Los Angeles Lakers ' victory in the NBA Finals on June 17,  and then again at the close of Japan's victory over Denmark in the World Cup when users published 3, tweets per second.
The application, now called "Twitter" and distributed free of charge, is the official Twitter client for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. Changes included the ability to see pictures and videos without leaving Twitter itself by clicking on individual tweets which contain links to images and clips from a variety of supported websites including YouTube and Flickrand a complete overhaul of the interface, which shifted links such as ' mentions' and 'Retweets' above the Twitter stream, while 'Messages' and 'Log Out' became accessible via a black bar at the very top of twitter.
As of November 1,the company confirmed that the "New Twitter experience" had been rolled out to all users. In addition to the Home tab, the Connect and Discover tabs were introduced along with a redesigned profile and timeline of Tweets.
The site's layout has been compared to that of Facebook.
Yandex, a Russian search engine, finds value within the partnership due to Twitter's real time news feeds. Twitter's director of business development explained that it is important to have Twitter content where Twitter users go. Vine videos shared on Twitter are visible directly in users' Twitter feeds.
Twitter hit million monthly active users in September CardSpring enables retailers to offer online shoppers coupons that they can automatically sync to their credit cards in order to receive discounts when they shop in physical stores.
The partnership is intended to help businesses use Twitter data to understand their customers, businesses and other trends. This decision was widely viewed to be a reaction to the botched initial public offering of Facebook. He said while Twitter would "never lose that feeling" of speed, users could do more with the text.
On October 4,Williams made an announcement saying that he will stay with the company and "be completely focused on product strategy". Costolo forged a close relationship" when Williams was away. He was focused on developing a new startup, and became a member of Twitter's board of directors, and promised to "help in any way I can".
InStone was still with Twitter but was working with AOL as an "advisor on volunteer efforts and philanthropy". At that time he split his schedule with Square where he is CEOwhose offices are within walking distance of Twitter's in San Francisco.
The original logo, which was simply the word "Twitter", was in use from its launch in March until September It was accompanied by an image of a bird which was a piece of clip art created by the British graphic designer Simon Oxley.
A tweet from an employee that works on the company's platform and API discussed the evolution of the "Larry the Bird" logo with Twitter's creative director and it was revealed that it was named after Larry Bird of the NBA's Boston Celtics fame.
This detail had been confirmed when the Boston Celtics' director of interactive media asked Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about it in August As of this logo revision, the word "Twitter" and the lowercase letter "t" are no longer used, with the bird becoming the sole symbol for the company's branding.Loss of autonomy over one’s own life and choices matters to all of us, of all races, but it may matter more when state coercion is applied to people from groups that have historically been subject to horribly unjust and destructive state coercion.
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