TITLE

History in the tweeting

AUTHOR(S)
Rutkin, Aviva
PUB. DATE
July 2015
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/18/2015, Vol. 227 Issue 3030, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Library of Congress and its decision to archive the entire back catalog of the microblogging web service Twitter. Topics include the Library's interest in preserving the cultural content contained in the Twitter archives, the Library's hiring of the social media aggregation firm Gnip to help manage the information, and privacy and internet ethics specialist Michael Zimmer's concerns regarding the Library and Twitter's failure to announce their plans to users.
ACCESSION #
108379302

 

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