By February , all four major U. Archived from the original on July 20, Retrieved October 30, In May , it launched Twitter Amplify —an advertising product for media and consumer brands. Social network analysis software Diaspora software Web 2. More than twenty Roman Catholic cardinals manage active Twitter accounts,  nine of whom were cardinal electors for the Papal conclave. In , Twitter was mainly used by older adults who might not have used other social sites before Twitter, said Jeremiah Owyang , an industry analyst studying social media.
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During the Arab Spring in early , the number of hashtags mentioning the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt increased. Users can also " like " formerly "favorite" individual tweets. Twitterbots are capable of influencing public opinion about culture, products and political agendas by automatically generating mass amounts of tweets through imitating human communication. The accounts were reported to be a part of a larger group of 88, accounts engaged in spammy behavior. The culprits working to generate the fake followers, or "bots", included campaign workers or friends of political candidates. In an attempt to compete with Twitter's leadership in TV, Facebook introduced a number of features in to drive conversation about TV including hashtags, verified profiles and embeddable posts.