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Google, SayNow, and Twitter team up to make Tweeting from Egypt possible via voicemail

Google, SayNow, and Twitter team up to make Tweeting from Egypt possible via voicemail
Laura June Dziuban
Laura June Dziuban|February 1, 2011 6:19 AM
Google's announced on its official blog a small project they've quickly cobbled together to help Egyptians (who --in the midst of protests -- are having serious connectivity issues) communicate via Twitter. With almost no connection to the internet through normal channels, Google has made it possible for anyone to send a Tweet simply by dialing one of several international phone numbers (+16504194196, +390662207294 or +97316199855) and leaving a voicemail. What happens next? The service Tweets the message using the hashtag #egypt via the Speak to Tweet account.

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