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Google reactivates Speak2Tweet for Syrian Internet cutoff

A service to broadcast voice messages over Twitter is back up and running as Google tries to sidestep Syria's Net blackout -- but it might not work so well with curtailed Syrian phone services.

By November 30, 2012


Tweeting gets harder: Chalk up two more lost characters

Twitter is making changes that will extend URL link wrappers by two characters, meaning that the 140-character limit will get a bit tighter.

By December 6, 2012


More than 2,000 Twitter partners adding interactivity to tweets

In a blog post today, Twitter said there are now more than 2,000 different ways partners -- from CNN to SoundCloud, Amazon to Fandango -- are sharing interactive content in tweets.

By October 25, 2012


Syria: All communications reportedly down

Internet, mobile, and landline networks have been inaccessible in the war-torn country.

By May 7, 2013


War-torn Syria sees restoration of Net after two-day outage

The Internet is back online in most of the country after an outage some say was orchestrated by the government to disrupt opposition forces.

By December 1, 2012


How the world is learning to speak in tweets

A couple of stunning graphic representations illustrate the frequency of Twitter use around the globe.

By November 14, 2011


iPad 2 poll on Facebook Questions: The people speak!

We know CNET UK readers are a fearless, forthright bunch that never shies away from confronting the burning issues of the age, so we asked: are you going to buy an Apple iPad 2?

By March 25, 2011


Tweet videos directly from your iPad 2 thanks to updated Twitter app

Twitter has updated its official iPad app with a feature supporting the iPad 2's camera, so expect your stream to be polluted with wobbly sub-megapixel cat pics from tonight.

By March 25, 2011


Study: Kindle tweets outpace Nook tweets 2 to 1

Crimson Hexagon has done a study analyzing consumer satisfaction in leading e-readers--the Kindle, Nook, and iPad--by tracking Twitter conversations.

By January 11, 2011


Google, Twitter build Speak to Tweet for Egyptians

With Internet service in Egypt all but extinct amid massive protests, those with simple voice connections can now get messages out on Twitter.

By January 31, 2011