Look! It's a Wild Google Glass, and it's Tweeting!
Hear ye, all Glassheads! By the looks of things, you may soon be able to tweet what you see in front of you, literally.
Twitter is likely testing its app for Glass, Google's good old-fashioned foray into wearable computing eyeframes, which could eventually let users send hand-free tweets from their face.
According to sources, Google has attached the hashtag “#throughglass” to Google+ posts made using the Glass hardware. Earlier this week, Twilio developer Jon Gottfried hacked together his own rudimentary Twitter Glass application, using Google's Glass API.
Funnily enough, Gottfried noticed some other tweets showing up under the #throughglass hashtag. First reported by TechCrunch, these weren't sent from Gottfried's app, but had a “Twitter for Glass” label stamped on the bottom. The post made is as seen below:
You're probably asking: Is this real, and how can we be sure about this?
First of all, if you're a developer, you apparently can't stick “Twitter” on just any tweet that passes through the stream. Second, the tweet in question came from an account named “@MogroothMuddler,” which has since been deleted. However, check out the “@Mogrooth” handle and you'll find that it belongs to Shiv Ramamurthi, a mobile engineering manager over at Twitter who uses the handle “Mogrooth” across multiple accounts, including his LinkedIn profile and other current active Twitter accounts that he looks to be using as testing handles.
So far, Twitter has issued an official “no comment” statement to any questions pertaining to the app. But rest assured, once the app is out, it will speak for itself.
Source: All Things D