140 Characters That Will Never Die: A Twitter Story

17 Apr

twitter library of congressLibrary to acquire ENTIRE Twitter archive — ALL public tweets, ever, since March 2006! Details to follow.
11:36 AM Apr 14th via web

Without a doubt, April 14th, 2010 will be a day that will go down in history. The purpose behind the Library of Congress taking such an interest in, for the most part, a wealth of trivial information, is to preserve such monumental Tweets as President Obama’s Tweet about winning the 2008 election and the famous Hudson River plane crash Tweet, whose accompanying TwitPic, a mere iPhone snapshot, is STILL the most well-known piece of photography associated with the event.

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(I guest-posted 14o Characters That Will Never Die: A Twitter Story on my SEO website, WhoaitsSEO.com. Such an honor. I blushed a little.)

-Samantha

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3 Responses to “140 Characters That Will Never Die: A Twitter Story”

  1. Ahmnodt Heare April 18, 2010 at 2:03 am #

    If I had known that sooner, i would have come up with a better first tweet than, “How does this thing work?”.

  2. ummmmheyyyy April 18, 2010 at 3:22 pm #

    Damn Ahmnodt. This will surely ruin the way textbooks record your campaign in the future.

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