Instructions to use the twitter bot: LOCATION * MESSAGE * TAGS Location= Phnom Penh, Cambodia&quot; or LAT * LONG (where Lat as 12.34567 is taken to be decimal format and 22.214.171.124 is DMSd (always in WGS84) if you have Twitter: - on your cell phone or via your client send &quot;Follow Ted08“ ==> this will make you follow ted08 and the bot will promptly be kind enough to follow you, and send you a greeting message with instructions for the format After that you can send direct messages with the following formats LOCATION * MESSAGE * TAGS Location= &quot;Phnom Penh, Cambodia&quot; or LAT * LONG (where Lat as 12.34567 is taken to be decimal format and 126.96.36.199 is DMSd (always in WGS84) D Ted08 San Diego, California * Hello world! * tag1 tag2 tag3 --> cityname, message and 3 tags D Ted08 37.2568 * -122.123 * Please help * tag1 tag2 tag3 --> latlong, message and 3 tags D Ted08 37.2568 * -122.123 * Please help --> no tags
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