Twitter for Quickness

Thursday, 2 August 2007

Internet becomes lifeline, record: “Erica Mauter, for instance, found out about the bridge collapse via Twitter. The relatively new and popular ‘microblogging’ site, usually reserved for cheeky and banal mini-posts (‘sunburn from this weekend is starting to peel’), erupted in the Twin Cities on Wednesday as local users tweet-ed almost exclusively about the accident.”