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Results from The Twitter Blog for: February 2011

Join Twitter, Win the World Series

It’s been a few months since many of us here at Twitter HQ went wild on the streets in celebration of the San Francisco Giants World Series victory. During the season, the Giants also won at using Twitter. They answered fans’ questions live during the game, promoted exclusive giveaways, shared pics from the dugout, and spread news and stats about players and games. The video above provides a great perspective on how they did this and the impact it had.


Translating Twitter into more languages

Today we’re announcing a product that is a major step toward making Twitter more easily accessible by people around the world - the Twitter Translation Center. The Translation Center allows us to crowdsource translations from our passionate users in order to more quickly launch Twitter in additional languages.

Translators will be translating the product itself, not the Tweets. If you go to the settings page on and change your language, you’ll see what we mean.


Twitter for Android - new and improved

Twitter for Android is one of the fastest growing Twitter applications. Six months ago, it wasn’t among the top 10 most-used Twitter applications. However, in the last two months, usage has doubled, and now it’s among the top five – along with, (our mobile web site), Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Blackberry.



A record 162.9 million people watched this year’s Super Bowl, making it the most-watched television event ever.