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Never played paintball? Why not send a Tweet and give it a go!

Fire a Paintball using a tweet!

Yep, thats right, users can send a tweet to this sentry gun device created by iStrategyLabs, and the gun will unload a shot at a whiteboard.

iStrategyLabs, based in Washington D.C. rigged a paintball gun to an Arduino, and set it up to respond to commands sent via the internet. Simply add the hashtag #ISLPaint to your tweet, and know that somewhere across the world, a whiteboard is being covered in paint.

While it isn't pointed at anything particlulary exciting, and it is not possible to see a live video feed of your shots firing live, you can see an example of it working in the video below.

Paintbot: A New Tweet to Shoot Social Machine from iStrategyLabs on Vimeo.