Thursday April 03, 2014

US Secretly Created 'Cuban Twitter' To Stir Unrest

We should have saved ourselves some time and money and just gave Cuba the real Twitter. wink

According to documents obtained by The Associated Press and multiple interviews with people involved in the project, the plan was to develop a bare-bones "Cuban Twitter," using cellphone text messaging to evade Cuba's strict control of information and its stranglehold restrictions over the Internet. In a play on Twitter, it was called ZunZuneo آ— slang for a Cuban hummingbird's tweet.