Twitter Plans Japanese Cell Phone Site

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 5, 2009 9:14 AM CDT
Japanese is currently the only language besides English that Twitter is available in.   (©SparkCBC)
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(Newser) – Twitter is planning to launch a service aimed at Japanese cell phone users, Marketwatch reports. The new site will be specifically designed for easy mobile access and browsing via handsets. Twitter and its Japanese partner, Digital Garage, are expected to approach Japanese mobile operators to support the site, according to reports in the Japanese press.