Tweets Vs. Phone Calls

Not so long ago, a man on an airplane was served a sandwich he didn't like. He used Twitter — the real-time personal news feed, if you didn't know — to alert the world to his displeasure. An airline employee on the ground saw the tweet, relayed the message to a flight attendant who minutes later asked the man what could be done to assuage his disappointment.

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  • Saudi gets 8 years for defamatory tweets
    RIYADH - A Saudi appeals court upheld a lower court verdict sentencing a citizen to eight years in prison for defamatory Twitter posts, the Saudi Press Agency said on Sunday. The court blocked his Twitter account and banned him from writing posts on social networking sites under any name. Ministry of Justice spokesman Fahd Abdullah Al-Bakran said the Saudi was accused of inciting relatives of ...
    03/9/2014 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Some of the best upcoming phones
    Though it has been long since the CES and the MWC events of this year have gone past us but they are still not ready to become history since both have left behind a long list of devices which...
    03/8/2014 - 12:11 pm | View Link
  • Want to text your friends? It’ll cost you a round of shots at this phone-free Vancouver bar
    These days, you’re more likely to see live tweets going down than playful banter when a group of friends go out — but a Vancouver bar is hoping to change that. The Score on Davie has installed phone lockboxes at each of their booths, allowing groups of friends to lock up their digital devices for the duration of their visit. If anyone needs to remove their phone prior to the meal’s end, that ...
    03/8/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Increasing the Speed of Your iPhone
    Once your phone begins to crash due to over production, you may begin to believe you will have to trash your current prized possession and buy a new one. On the contrary, there are many solutions to...
    03/8/2014 - 6:41 am | View Link
  • American Travellers Late for Missing Malaysia Flight Tweet Relief
    An extraordinary series of Tweets between a US traveller, Kaiden Dawson and his friends appears to show the terror and relief of believing he was aboard and then discovering he and his friend had missed his flight – apparently because of a work-related row.
    03/8/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
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  • Turn Twitter into a TV remote control with magic #WatchOnSky tweets
    British satellite broadcaster Sky, home of "Game of Thrones", "Mad men" and "Girls" in the UK, is tweeting about specific shows as they come on TV, and you can tap on the tweet on your phone or tablet to ensure you don't miss the show even if you're out of ...
    04/16/2014 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Singer Miley Cyrus hospitalized; tweets "fever fever go away" Sprint Center show canceled
    Refunds for tickets will be available at the point of ticket purchase. Tickets purchased online or by phone will be automatically refunded." Cyrus has mentioned via Twitter that she was under the weather as she tweeted: "Fever fever go away," on Tuesday.
    04/15/2014 - 9:19 pm | View Link
  • Is this the worst Twitter reply of all time? US Airways social media fail as airline tweets XXX-rated picture to customers complaining their flight was late
    We deeply regret the mistake and we are currently reviewing our processes to prevent such errors in the future.' Do you know who is responsible for the social media faux pas at US Airways? Please phone the MailOnline at 212 775 8126 if you do
    04/15/2014 - 1:44 am | View Link
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Reviews, Android Heartbleed, US Airways Tweets [Tech News Digest]
    Today in Tech News Digest, Windows Phone 8.1 reviews, Gmail scanning practices, Android Heartbleed, American Airlines’ tweeting troubles, mini notebook chargers, overheating VAIOs, and a vending machine that tweets. Windows Phone 8.1 is now available to ...
    04/15/2014 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • Social Fail: US Airways Tweets Complaining Customer’s Lewd Photo
    “We apologize for the inappropriate image we recently shared in a Twitter response,” spokesman Matt Miller told Today in the Sky by phone. The lewd image was first tweeted at @USAirways from an individual’s Twitter handle. US Airways then ...
    04/14/2014 - 11:51 am | View Link
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  • Microsoft's Head of Windows Phone tweets from an iPhone ...
    Joe Belfiore is in charge of the Windows Phone design and development, so he frequently has to test the latest versions of other mobile platforms...
    04/17/2014 - 7:41 am | View Website
  • LG C375 Cookie Tweet
    LG C375 Cookie Tweet phone. Announced 2011, Q2. Features 2.3″ TFT display, 2 MP camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.
    04/17/2014 - 1:15 am | View Website
  • How Do You Send a Tweet to a Specific Person on Your Phone ...
    Begin the tweet with the @ mark and then follow it with their twitter name. For example, if your friends twitter name was JSMITH you would send the text to @JSMITH
    04/16/2014 - 5:58 pm | View Website
  • Twitter
    Add a location to your Tweets. When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always have the ...
    04/15/2014 - 7:04 pm | View Website
  • How to Tweet From a Cell Phone | eHow
    How to Tweet From a Cell Phone. Twitter allows users to update friends, colleagues and fans about their daily lives. Because people are not always near a computer ...
    04/14/2014 - 11:01 pm | View Website
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