The Truth About Twitter

Markovitz, Adam
March 2009
Entertainment Weekly;
This article reports on the online networking service Twitter and its use by celebrities. Twitter allows its users to live-blog 140-character messages about themselves that can be shared with other users. The article discusses its use by figures such as singer Britney Spears, actor Rainn Wilson, and U.S. President Barack Obama. Information is also provided on its popularity, publicity on television, and fake accounts. INSET: How do celeb Twitterers stack up?.


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