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This article was published on December 17, 2009


    Screw TweetDeck – Tweet By Fax

    Screw TweetDeck – Tweet By Fax
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    Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected] Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected]

    celeryWell, if there was any doubt that Twitter had indeed gone “mainstream,” this is it. A company called Celery is offering a Twitter service for the technologically afraid: fax to tweet.

    Yes, you read that correctly. If you have a fax machine and want to use Twitter to stay in touch with others, but fear a “computer,” Celery will accept your longhand scrawl, and tweet it.

    Then, the service will fax you back responses. This is either brilliant, or incredibly stupid. For this grandmother, it’s the former: