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How Tweet it is: Twitter and the bin Laden story

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 2, 2011 05:24 PM

Where were you last night when you first heard about Osama bin Laden’s death? If you were like me, you were on Twitter. The micro-blogging/social networking giant reports: “Last night saw the highest sustained rate of Tweets ever. From 10:45 – 2:20am ET, there was an average of 3,000 Tweets per second.” The graphic: From […]

Help Wanted: Twitter Seeks Tweeter to Help Company Cozy Up to the Government

By Doug Powers  •  June 8, 2010 02:26 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Twitter is looking to hire their first DC-based employee to act as a liason between Twitter and the government and political organizations. Since this ad is way over 140 characters in length, it looks as if they’ve already sold out to the government: How would entrepreneurial or trail-blazing experience help […]

Nancy Pelosi’s Tweets

By Doug Powers  •  June 4, 2010 01:03 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers House Speaker Pelosi joined Twitter about a week ago: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tweeted for the first time this weekend before the commencement ceremonies at Cornell University, where she addressed the graduating Class of 2010. Her Twitter page is here… …and it looks like she’s getting the hang of […]

Iran, Twitter, and freedom

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 18, 2009 06:51 AM

Ross Kaminsky, a recent convert to Twitter, has a nice overview for newcomers on the medium and its role in the Iranian uprising. Excerpt: The impact of Twitter on events in Iran has been noticed by our usually dictator-compliant State Department, which risked insulting the ayatollahs by contacting Twitter to request they postpone a scheduled […]