Tweet, Tweet Technology

During the 2016 presidential campaign and elections, the social network Twitter was highly popular and visible.  Both candidates utilized this platform to connect with the public to update, deliver information, and make comments about each other.  Initially, I thought, “Twitter? So what.”  But according to Leetaru (2013), “Twitter has become a pulse of a planet-wide news organism, hosting dialogue about everything from the Arab Spring to celebrity deaths.” (Stone, 2012).  Over the past few years, governments have utilized Twitter, sort of like an international 911 to attain real time correct information regarding emergencies and other phenomena that affect people in large geographic areas. Continue reading “Tweet, Tweet Technology”

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