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Tagboard Provides A Hub For Any Hashtag Across Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Facebook, App.Net And Google+

Now that hashtags have proliferated across social media – not just Twitter – it’s often helpful to see what content is popular around a certain hashtag on more than one network.

Very cool tool Tagboard lets you do just that.

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How The World Reacted To The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Announcement (On Twitter) [MAP]

Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, winning the final round of voting by the by International Olympic Committee (IOC) to beat Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

Tokyo last hosted the Games in 1964, and the 2020 win was an emotional victory for Japan, who celebrated accordingly.

But how did the world react?

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Bieber, Google, Gaga, CNN, Taylor And Facebook – 20 First Tweets From Twitter’s Elite

Remember your first tweet?

Last week we documented how a new update from Topsy made it really easy for anyone to find their very-first tweets that they wrote on Twitter and, as you would expect, for most of us, they’re pretty lame.

But what about Twitter’s elite? Surely their first tweets were absolutely amazing? What an opportunity to shine!

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Pillsbury’s Strudel Düdeler Turns Tweets Into Icing Art

Now you can literally eat what you tweet, thanks to Pillsbury Toaster Strudel’s Twitter campaign.

The Pillsbury Strudel Düdeler, a machine powered by tweets, makes icing art on your Toaster Strudel. More details on how it works, below.

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NASA Astronaut Class Of 2013 Application Included Writing A Tweet

Discovery News shared this week that aspiring NASA astronauts were asked to write a Twitter post, a limerick, or a haiku as part of their NASA applications.

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Is This The First Airline To Add Its Twitter Handle To One Of Its Planes? [PHOTO]

This might be a first. Aer Lingus, Ireland’s oldest airline and second-largest behind Ryanair, has added its @AerLingus Twitter handle to the side of one of its planes. And, because social media marketing is so in right now, they’ve politely asked folks to follow them, too.

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Average Ratio Of Tweets Per Minute In A Day [GRAPH]

Twitter often publishes interesting data visualizations and graphs that display the geography, content, or frequency of tweets across time periods and places.

Below, check out two fascinating graphs: average ratio of tweets per minute over weekdays vs. weekend, and the average ratio of tweets per minute in a day by month.

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KKLD Agency Has Turned This Car Into A Real-Time LED Twitter Billboard

As part of its Not Normal ad campaign, Mini has partnered with creative agency KKLD to create an LED car that broadcasts tweets, Facebook posts and Vine videos, from random people.

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A Look Inside Majorca’s Twitter-Themed Hotel

Digital detox vacations have surged in popularity lately, yet 57% of people would not give up social media on vacation even for a 25% discount on their hotel stay.

If you fall into the latter category, you might want to take a look at booking a stay at what is likely the world’s very first Twitter-themed hotel: Sol Wave House in Majorca, one of Spain’s Mediterranean Islands.

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Anagramatron Bot Finds And Retweets Twitter Anagrams

Ever heard of an anagram? If you need a refresher, it’s a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of another.

Think “dormitory: dirty room”; “Clint Eastwood: Old West action”; and “listen:silent.”

Developer Colin Rothfels noticed the frequency of unintentional anagrammatic tweets on Twitter, and developed a bot called Anagramatron that finds and retweets Twitter anagrams.

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