Congressional Tweeting Data and Practices

tlogoThe Post has information about a new University of Maryland study on members of Congress who use Twitter.

Launched in 2006, Twitter allows users to send succinct (no more than 140 characters) reports on their comings, goings and musings. Sixty-nine members of Congress had Twitter accounts by February. The number has since risen to 169. An estimated 21 million people tweet worldwide.

The press release is here and TweetCongress is here.

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