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
> >
>



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