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The Gimmick of the World’s First Twitter Hotel

Excerpt from Time.com

Jul 29, 2013 2:30 am

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Perfect Eurotrash party hotel, now with extra hashtags. And we’re not even insulting it, it works perfectly with the demo.

— Rafat Ali

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Sol Wave House (@SolWaveHouse) – which opened a year ago on the Magaluf Beach of Majorca…has launched a virtual community called #SocialWave that guests can use to share pictures and flirt. The hotel…sees the community as a fun and interactive extension of what guests are already doing on their vacations — showing off their trip using social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

At this “party hotel,” guests can communicate and tweet to each other by logging in via Twitter to a specially designed web application that’s only available via the hotel’s WiFi. Inside the network, guests can share pictures, send private messages, browse users’ Twitter avatars to see who’s online and where they are in the hotel, and even send cuties virtual “kisses” (similar to the “poke” feature on Facebook).

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