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Twitter Extends Global Reach: SMS in Indonesia

Twitter Extends Global Reach: SMS in Indonesia

Twitter’s international push has been rapidly accelerating. In the last month alone, the company has brought tweeting via SMS to India, launched Twitter Mobile in Japan, and opened up Twitter to Spanish speakers across the world. Now Twitter has made inroads into Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country. In an announcement [...]

From Twitter to TV: Sh*t My Dad Says Gets CBS Deal

From Twitter to TV: Sh*t My Dad Says Gets CBS Deal

Joining a growing list of social media memes turned mainstream media deals is the hilarious Twitter serial Shit My Dad Says, that we recently featured as one of the ten funniest Twitter accounts around. The author of the account, Justin Halpern, simply tweets the quips and funny off-the-cuffs from his live-in 73-year-old dad. The results [...]

TWITTER SACKED: Larry Johnson Released by Chiefs After Inflammatory Tweets

TWITTER SACKED: Larry Johnson Released by Chiefs After Inflammatory Tweets

Although we expected Larry Johnson to be disciplined for his inflammatory comments on Twitter several weeks ago (which he was), we can’t say we saw this twist coming: the Kansas City Chiefs have released the former Pro Bowl running back. The move comes after a petition of fans asking for the Chiefs to release Johnson before he broke the [...]

POLL: TweetDeck Trounces Seesmic Desktop in Reader Vote

POLL: TweetDeck Trounces Seesmic Desktop in Reader Vote

We’ve had a number of close calls here during our Web Faceoff series, but this wasn’t one of them. This week we pitted TweetDeck and Seesmic Desktop against each other in a bar room brawl for favorite Twitter client. Now, the results are in. Whereas last week’s Windows 7 versus OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard battle was a close one, with Windows [...]

Twitter Begins Attaching Locations to Tweets

Twitter Begins Attaching Locations to Tweets

A little over a month ago, Twitter announced that it would be attaching locations to tweets in an effort to become a stronger geolocation tool. The company said that it would attach a latitude and a longitude to a user’s tweets, if they opted into the geolocation feature. But nobody knew when the feature would go live. It seems that the [...]

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