One of the big, unanswered questions in the local search space is, Who's going to do the best job of marrying location with real-time context. Twitter is hardly the first to try, but it may have the best chance to succeed. On Monday, the company announced Twitter Places, a new feature that's being rolled out on both twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com to users in 65 countries over the next week.
Twitter Places, in a nutshell, gives every location its own Twitter page. For now, that page -- which you reach by clicking "Tweets about this place" as seen in the image above -- is basically a [...]
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