How to Bypass a Twitter Ban

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‘Turkey may have blocked the use of Twitter, but that hasn’t stopped many Turks from continuing to tweet. Technologically-savvy youth are quickly getting their fellow citizens up to speed on how to bypass the ban by posting instructions online as well as on city walls.

‘According to several of our Observers in Istanbul, graffiti like the example below have popped up in dozens of places around the capital since Twitter was blocked on Thursday…’

Twitter Tells Tweeters How To Tiptoe Past Turkey’s Twitter Ban
Turkey has blocked access to Twitter, so the company responded by posting instructions on how to tweet via SMS.

‘Turkey may have banned Twitter—the country’s prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to “eradicate” it from the country on Thursday—but Twitter isn’t going to leave its users tweetless.

‘Twitter’s @Policy account tweeted instructions on how Turkish users can use the service via SMS text messaging in both the Turkish and English languages:…’

Five Essential Twitter Tips for Power Users
‘Twitter is something many of us have grown addicted to. However, no matter how many followers you have or as good at it as you think you are, it never hurts to learn some new tricks.

‘These tips and tricks will help you secure your account as well as become more efficient with the popular social service…’

Will You Use Linux on ATM After Windows XP?
End support for XP is prompting users to find alternative OS’s
‘Some financial services companies are looking to migrate their ATM fleets from Windows to Linux in a bid to have better control over hardware and software upgrade cycles.

‘Pushing them in that direction apparently is Microsoft’s decision to end support for Windows XP on April 8, said David Tente, executive director, USA, of the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA)…’


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