Twitter has announced a new service, described as "a new set of frameworks", that will enable consumers to both tweet and follow other people's tweets from within third-party websites.
Twitter has signed up a wide range of big names who will become the first companies to introduce the new @anywhere service. They include Amazon, Bing, eBay, The New York Times, Salesforce.com, Yahoo! and YouTube.
"Imagine being able to follow a New York Times journalist directly from her byline, tweet about a video without leaving YouTube, and discover new Twitter accounts while visiting the Yahoo! home page—and that's just the beginning," says Twitter co-found Biz Stone in a blog post. "With @anywhere, web site owners and operators will be able to offer visitors more value with less heavy lifting."
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