If you are making request to the Twitter API you should be able to make request to OpenCelID to get an approximate lat/lon location.
http://www.opencellid.org/api On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 04:44, Anton Krasovsky <anton.krasov...@gmail.com>wrote: > Thanks for reply! I would be nice if you'd have considered adding something > like that in the future - iPhones and such are nice, but there are > plenty more users with simplier phones that don't have GPS. > > Anton > > On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > > hi anton. > > that's interesting, but, right now, we don't have anything like that on > our > > roadmap. devices like the iPod touch, i believe, do the cell ID -> > > coordinate mapping internally, and then could send those coordinates to > our > > API. > > > > On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:14 PM, anton <anton.krasov...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> > >> Is there any plans to support cellid based location updates for mobile > >> devices that aren't equipped with GPS? > >> > >> My understanding that currently to update user's location one has to > >> obtain users latitude and longitude, which aren't readily available on > >> most handsets (except the newest ones equipped with GPS) . > >> > >> It would be terrific if Twitter would allow to use cellid to update > >> the user's location, similar to what Google Latitude does. > >> > >> Regards, > >> Anton > > > > > > > > -- > > Raffi Krikorian > > Twitter Platform Team > > http://twitter.com/raffi > > > -- Abraham Williams | Community Evangelist | http://web608.org Hacker | http://abrah.am | http://twitter.com/abraham Project | Awesome Lists | http://twitterli.st This email is: [ ] blogable [x] ask first [ ] private. Sent from Madison, WI, United States