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Twitter Improves Location-Based Targeting For Advertisers

Twitter has made it easier for advertisers to target users based on their location.

In an announcement on the company’s Advertising Blog, Twitter unveiled new ways to pinpoint the location of users who see certain ads on Twitter, particularly those users in the UK and Japan.
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Get An Email Alert When Your Twitter Contacts Change Jobs, Location With NetworkUpdater

You’ve got hundreds, if not thousands, of connections on Twitter and other social networks, and it’s not easy keeping up-to-date on what they’re all up to.

Enter NetworkUpdater, a service that sends you an email alert whenever someone on Twitter or Facebook changes their profile.
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Map Your Twitter Followers With TweepsMap

Want to know more about your Twitter followers than just what they tweet? Try TweepsMap, a new service that visualizes your Twitter follower’s geographical data, including their country, state or city.
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Software Can Pinpoint Where You Live Based On Your Tweets, Even If You Don’t Disclose Your Location

You might think you’re being smart with your privacy by leaving the “location” field blank, but think again. New software has been developed that can discover your location based purely on the words you tweet.
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UberMedia’s Twidroyd Updates Location Software

UberMedia and Skyhook announced Wednesday that Twidroyd, the top Twitter app on the Android platform, would incorporate Skyhook’s location system to replace the Android’s native location software, and improve its location-based functionality.
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Twitter Expands “Twitter Places” Location API

Twitter expanded its location service, known as Twitter Places, by adding new location data. Announced on Twitter’s API Google Group, these changes will make it easier for developers to fine-tune their location-based offering, and allow users to choose more refined locations to add to their tweets.
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3 New Features We’d Love to see Added to Twitter

Twitter has been introducing new features at a brisk pace lately, including more robust Promoted Products, music sharing integration with Apple’s Ping, and push notifications for @mentions.

While they’re hard at work, here’s a look at three new features we’d love to see added to Twitter in the new year – some of which they’ve hinted at, and others that we hear users clamoring for.
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