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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Another Technological Innovation… Puppy Tweets???

So this week, after all the stress I’ve been through I decided that I will post a random funny blog so that I forget all the worries about my entire week, and yey! I found the most random thing to blog about. HAHA

Yes everyone… you read the title correctly, our lovely puppies can now tweet what they are doing by using Puppy Tweets. This takes social networking to another level, Mattel is introducing a toy created canine community by associating consumers’ love of pets and with the oh-so-popular Twitter.

The Puppy Tweets comes with a USB receiver and a plastic dog tag that has a sensor to tell you what your dog is doing, and posts it as a tweet on twitter. The dog tag has pre-recorded tweets that are triggered by the dog’s activities through the sensors that are attached to it. If your dog is barking you might get a Tweet like “Bark…and the whole neighborhood barks with you!” When it’s sleeping, look out for “Had a wonderful dream about you. You were bringing me snacks!” And at lunch your puppy might say “You at lunch? Remember the two most beautiful words in the English language: DOGGIE BAG!”

Amazing isn’t it? Technology has evolved so much; look what it can do these days. As much as it creeps me out, I think it’s pretty legit! Here is the Puppy Tweet Website, where you can purchase Puppy Tweets via Amazon: It’s available additionally at Target and Toys R Us, and they sell for $30.00. I wonder what else they come up with next time.

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