In its third-quarter earnings call, Facebook announces revenue of $2.02 billion, up 60 percent in the year-earlier quarter. A pair of investment firms sue Twitter. These stories, and more, in this Morning’s Social Media Newsfeed.
Twitter Wins Round One in Spammer Lawsuit Battle (AllThingsD)
According to a document filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Tuesday, the microblogging service settled ongoing litigation with TweetAdder, one of five defendants named in a series of lawsuits filed by Twitter in 2012. As a result of the settlement, TweetAdder and its employees agree to knock off a whole bunch of practices that aren’t kosher with Twitter’s terms of service.
At the Kred Influencer Summit in New York City last night, PeopleBrowsr founder and CEO Jodee Rich previewed a message graph intelligence platform called KredNet. Representing the next wave of social influence scoring, the tool will debut at a crucial time in social media history, on the heels of Facebook’s graph search and in the same week that Twitter acquired Bluefin Labs to solidify its place in the social TV advertising business.
Gmail 2.0 for iOS Brings New Look, Support for Multiple Accounts (AllThingsD)
Google has unveiled an updated version of its Gmail app for the iPhone and iPad, promising a “faster, sleeker and easier” email experience on iOS devices. One of the biggest features of Gmail 2.0 is added support of multiple accounts.