How Twitter can change your life!

August 31, 2009

Thought Twitter was just for letting everyone know what you are doing? Think again!

Twitter jobs

SYDNEY – One creative young Aussie will be the first in the country to be recruited via Twitter, as part of dream internship program V RAW.

Applicants will have just 140 characters to score themselves an in-demand digital role with Modular Records, the people behind diverse bands from Wolfmother and Ladyhawke to The Avalanches and Cut Copy.

Dubbed the ‘Digital Ninja’, the job is up for grabs as part of V RAW. Powered by V Energy Drink, V RAW is offering up to 40 never-to-be-advertised roles in music, TV, film, fashion, design and
media at Australia’s most creative companies.

For more details check out Entries close at 5pm on 4 September 2009.

Twitter embroidery blogger Juile Zidel, an avid Twitter fan and talented cross-stitcher, has immortilised her favourite Tweets (including profile pictures). So if your Tweet is good enough – like this one of Alyssa Milano’s – you could get your witty banter on a cushion to keep! Check it out at

Twitter mobile

Want to Tweet while you travel? The easiest way is to use Twitter on your mobile phone. Just download a specifically designed application, available from ‘app stores’ on most smartphones. Examples of free applications include Twitterific for iPhone, TwitterBerry for BlackBerry and Twinkini for Windows Mobile. Alternatively, users can access Twitter through their mobile web browser, by entering one of the following sites; Twitter Mobile ( and TinyTwitter (

How much does it cost? Vodafone Prepaid Flexi Caps^ give customers the freedom to spend their included Flexible Credit any way they like – on Twitter, calls, txt etc. They start at $29, which includes $300 total value ($150 Flexible Credit plus $150 for standard calls within Australia to other Vodafone customers). Data is charged at $2 per MB and is billed per KB.

So what do you think of Twitter? Are you a fan?

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