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Parabéns, Twitter! Posted by on Mar 27, 2012

Twitter turned six last week, and to mark the anniversary of its creation, Brazilian website Youpix made a great infographic describing facts about the site as well as a timeline. Twitter, like other social networking sites, is hugely popular in Brazil, and has one of the largest user bases in the world. Twitter has undergone…

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Reading Comprehension: Social Networking Posted by on Oct 8, 2010

Social networks are huge in Brazil, and the country has become one of the fastest growing markets for some of the world’s most popular social websites. Today we’re going to learn a bit more about trends in social networks in Brazil with two short pieces from the Brazilian news. Facebook cresce mais de 400% em…

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Reading Comprehension: Cala boca, Galvão! Posted by on Jun 21, 2010

Today, we’re going to read about a Brazilian phenomenon on Twitter – a mixture of World Cup enthusiasm and very amusing opportunism. Click the link below to read the story, and then try to answer the questions. Galvão Bueno: Campeão do Twitter, Gazeta Web Excerpt: “Poucos minutos depois de a cerimônia de abertura da Copa…

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Did you know… Posted by on Dec 10, 2009

Did you know that Portuguese Blog is all over the interwebs? Here are a few other places you can find us: Become a fan and/or follow us! The more daily exposure to Portuguese, the faster you’ll learn! Facebook Twitter Word of the Day BYKI Games

Twitter em português Posted by on May 14, 2009

One excellent way to practice your language skills is by constantly exposing yourself to the language and by giving yourself at least one “dose” of the language written and spoken each day. One way to give yourself a dose of written Portuguese each day is by using Twitter, the popular and free microblogging service. I’ve…

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