China exceeds 1.3 bn microblog accounts

The number of Chinese microblog accounts exceeded 1.3 billion in November, making this a major channel for disseminating information, according to the State Internet Information Office.

7 biggest moments of `seven-year` old Twitter revealed

Microblogging platform Twitter, which is now seven years old, has some biggest moments that helped propel it as a social networking powerhouse.

Over 100mn people joined Twitter in 2010

Some of the famous joiners this year include Tiger Woods, Bill Gates, Kanye West and Cher.

Twitter to show whereabouts of tweeters

Twitter is adding location to its globally popular microblogging service in a move that will let people see where "tweets" are coming from.