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Results from The Twitter Blog for: March 2012

#OnlyOnTwitter: From the sea floor to the high court

Last week we kicked off a new blog series showcasing the amazing array of moments that occur #OnlyOnTwitter. We’re back again with highlights from this past week, which take Twitter to the deepest part of the ocean and a racecar driver’s seat in the sky.



You know those incredible moments that make Twitter so special — the ones you can’t help but tell somebody about? Over the last six years, Twitter has hosted many thousands of these, big and small: news events, conversations between celebrities, great creative hashtags, running jokes or debates.


TweetDeck Updated: Lists, Activity, Media and more

Cross-posted on the TweetDeck blog.

Today, we’re releasing a new version of TweetDeck. This update introduces some great new features as well as a host of smaller improvements and bug fixes. Check out this video for a quick tour of the updates, and read on for more information.

List Management


Twitter turns six

Welcoming the Posterous team to the flock

Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter. This team has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the web and mobile devices simple—a goal we share. Posterous engineers, product managers and others will join our teams working on several key initiatives that will make Twitter even better.


Super Tuesday Twitter Results Are In

With delegates from 10 states up for grabs, Super Tuesday has been a highly anticipated day on the path to the Republican nomination. This chart maps the conversation about each of the candidates over the course of the day. You can see the volume of Tweets increase sharply around the time the first results were reported, and additional lifts as each candidate addressed citizens and voters on TV.


Twitter Now Available in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu

Today we’re launching Twitter in four new languages: Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu.

We first added these four languages to the Twitter Translation Center on January 25. Thirteen thousand volunteers around the globe immediately got to work, translating and localizing into these languages in record time. Thanks to their contributions, Twitter is now available in right-to-left languages.


The road to Super Tuesday in Tweets

Since the beginning of the 2012 election season, many of you have turned to Twitter for breaking news about the latest GOP primary results, participating in the debates and first-person accounts of virtually everything happening on the campaign trail.