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Introducing Our TwitterBot, @WhoIsHosting

January 19th, 2009 . by Richard

The TwitterBot has just launched. For those who unfamiliar with Twitter, it’s a microblogging service that lets users send 140 character messages to friends. Imagine a cross between Facebook status updates and your regular blog. Twitterbots let you perform ‘command line’-style operations in Twitter. You typically send a message, and get back a response […]

How to Make Custom Twitter Backgrounds

January 14th, 2009 . by Claire Broadley

Want to make your Twitter page a little more professional or personal? Now you can customise the background. Here’s how it works. Check out this informative post from the CronCast blog. It includes dimensions and layout suggestions to help you create your own Twitter background efficiently. Alternatively, Hugh Briss creates custom Twitter Backgrounds for $75 (or for […]

How to Tell If Your Website Is Down

January 8th, 2009 . by Claire Broadley

When troubleshooting a non-responsive website, the first thing you need to know is whether your connection’s the problem. You might find yourself asking, “Is my site down for everyone, or just me?”. Introducing, a handy website that will answer the question for you. Also, take a look at, a free service that alerts you via SMS, […]