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Using Twitter in Car Culture

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You just finished filling up your tank at the gas station, but the next thing you do is not grab your keys to leave, it's to take an extra twenty seconds to note some statistics by inputting into Twitter the miles since your last fill up, the price per gallon and how many gallons you put in.

Welcome to FuelFrog, a new application designed by three guys who embarked on a mission of launching a web application within a three month time period. They decided to help people easily track their fuel consumption (and with prices these days, all the better) by letting people record stats on the web or via Twitter. Over time, FuelFrog says it will be able to "compile and trend information about your gas mileage, the amount you spend, and more."

There are no specific Los Angeles Twitter apps, but speaking of cars and commuting, for those who take public transit, Metro's library tweets. And so does LAist.

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Previously on LAist about Twitter: Los Angeles, What Are You Doing?

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