For the last few months, the Platform team has been really excited about all
the possibilities that open up when geo is added throughout our APIs.
Recently, we've launched support for geo tagging tweets ( as well as the imminent availability of a local trends
API ( We're psyched about geo and today we have some
big news.

Twitter has acquired Mixer Labs, creators of GeoAPI ( As
Ev just said over on our main blog (, the team from
Mixer Labs will be joining Twitter. We're currently looking at how to
integrate the work Mixer Labs has done with the Twitter Platform to provide
powerful new possibilities.

We wanted to give everyone here a heads up on the good news. We look forward
to supporting lots more geo functionality. Start your engines!

Marcel Molina
Twitter Platform Team

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