5 Ways to Bypass Twitter’s Blocks & Censorship

Are you a Twitter addict that happens to be stuck in China, Iran, or even the White House? If so, chances are you won’t be able to get your Twitter fix, but worry not for as long as there is an internet connection, there is way!

Today, we will be going through 5 ways of bypassing Twitter’s blocks and censorship to help you get your fix:

Twitter Blocks & Censorship

Twitter Blocks & Censorship

1. Use your instant messenger: If you are using Gtalk, Msn or Yahoo add the user “imified@imified.com”. As soon as you start chatting with that user(bot), you will be provided with a menu and it will create an account for you on imified. Select “My Account” from the main menu by typing 4(default) and you will be redirected to the imified website and there you can add the Twitter widget and add it to your account menu. Therefore, when you access it you will be able to get notification and update your status. This will allow you to easily update your Twitter timeline from anywhere you can access your IM, even on a phone. That’s just the tip of the iceberg of what you can do with imified!

2. Use your email: Browse to twittermail and enter your Twitter credentials and they will supply you with an email address. By using that secret email address you will be able to send and receive tweets using your email account, the message body of the email sent will be the tweet. Continue reading »

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Top 10 Things That Make Twitter A Treat!

Twitter Value

Twitter Value

What is the real value of social media? What makes “the act of tweeting” a delicious treat?

Despite the stubborn stands against “tweeting” claiming it’s a waste of time and breach of privacy, it seems that Twitter does provide value to its users!

The top 10 value-driven reasons to use Twitter are:

  1. The marketing coup: Through consistent use, thousands of individuals and companies are utilizing Twitter to increase Web traffic, or to perpetuate a brand.
  2. Using Twitter, as opposed to E-mail, Blogs and Instant messaging, provides the value of fast and compact communication. If used correctly, Twitter is an attractive tool for sharing relevant content quickly with interested users.
  3. Twitter holds a high value to corporations. It helps them learn new things from their audience and in turn teach their target about their services/products; thus promoting collective intelligence.
  4. Twitter proves to be a very good way to connect with current friends and meet new ones in an engaging environment. Furthermore, Twitter provides its followers with the luxury of “venting” to friends about feelings, likes, dislikes, interests and so on.
  5. Twitter is everywhere! It has solved the problem of staying in touch when you’re not physically bound to your computer! Through Twitter, you can keep up with the buzz even when you’re on the move, with text or IM. Continue reading »
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