Social Media Update

20 Billion Tweets

Twitter has reached its 20 billionth tweet, only two months after reaching 15 billion. The pace of its growth explains the persistence of the Fail Whale (originally entitled “Lifting a Dreamer“), as Twitter struggles to keep up with demand. New communication technologies are all around us, but the UK government insists on keeping Internet Explorer 6, a browser so decrepit, it really would be kinder to put it out of its misery.

Fail Whale

Lifting a Dreamer

Microsoft Street Slide

New technology from Microsoft could lead to easier map navigation: a scrollable “Street Slide” strip would allow users to slide along a street, quickly finding their destination. Take a look.

Pilot Handwritten Font

Nice little interactive campaign from Pilot, allowing you to create a font from your own handwriting.

Lost In Val Sinestra

This is very slick. Visit the website, choose some of your closest Facebook friends, and watch a personalised movie trailer featuring your social circle!

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