01 Feb '11, 1am

Google says it's created a way to post tweets without the Internet, in response to the blockade in Egypt

Google says it's created a way to post tweets without the Internet, in response to the blockade in Egypt

Egyptian demonstrator holds a sign up following prayers in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Google has unveiled a way for Egyptians to post 'tweet' messages by making telephone calls. -- PHOTO: AFP SAN FRANCISCO - GOOGLE, in response to the Internet blockade in Egypt, said on Monday that it had created a way to post messages to microblogging service Twitter by making telephone calls. Google worked with Twitter and freshly acquired SayNow, a startup specialising in social online voice platforms, to make it possible for anyone to 'tweet' by leaving a message at any of three telephone numbers. 'Like many people we've been glued to the news unfolding in Egypt and thinking of what we could do to help people on the ground,' Google product manager Abdel-Karim Mardini and SayNow co-founder Ujjwal Singh said in a blog post. 'Over the weekend we came up with the idea of a speak-to-tweet serv...

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