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If You Tweet it, They Will Come… to Your House

According to, Twitter is adding a new function that will enable users to see the exact location of where tweets are coming from.

“We’re gearing up to launch a new feature which makes Twitter truly location-aware,” Twitter co-founder Biz Stone said in a message posted Thursday at the San Francisco-based Internet firm’s website.

“A new API (application programming interface) will allow developers to add latitude and longitude to any tweet.”

Accurate “tweet-level” location data would let people switch from tracking messages based on individuals or topics to following microblogging by neighborhood or city, according to Stone.

“It’s easy to imagine how this might be interesting in an event like a concert or something more dramatic like an earthquake,” Stone wrote.

So, people are going to tweet about completely inane things even more, and I’m going to care even less. On the plus side, next time Ashton Kutcher tweets about his trips to the grocery store I can hunt him down and kill him have him sign me an autograph.

Fun in the Sun ’09


Remember this? Well, it’s that time of year again!

The Bunt family is headed to Cape Cod for a week of beaching and bonding. Not like we need anymore of the latter.

But loyal fans, don’t fret! Just because we’re not going to be at Buntology Headquarters all week doesn’t mean we won’t be updating.

Check out our Tweets on the left (tried for such a long time to try and fix how dark they are), or go to our actual Twitter page to see, a little more clearly, all the action. We’ll also be updating with our cell phones and posting as many pics and vids as we can.

It’ll be like you’re right there with us! Except you’ll be on your computer and we’ll be on vacation.