Media News - Friday, August 03, 2012
An unofficial Olympic ticket app, which tweeted alerts when new tickets became available on the London 2012 website, has apparently been blocked by Olympic organisers, despite helping more than 600 people get tickets to the Games. Adam Naisbitt built the app for his own personal use, trying to get tickets for the gymnastics for his fiancee, but decided to put the technology on Twitter to help members of the public fill the controversial empty seats. "I could have sat on the website for hours pressing 'refresh', but instead I sat down for around five hours, headphones on, and built something that could do that for me," he told. (The Huffington Post)
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