I’ve been a fan of Twitter for a few months now. It’s an easy-to-use, fun way of keeping up with friends new and old. I already snagged an account for the church so that we could have the name we wanted. I’m not sure exactly how we are going to use it or publicize that we have it. Maybe once I decide, we’ll put something about Twitter in the Encourager [monthly magazine].
This afternoon, Central time, I read a tweet from a guy in Michigan who had already heard about the quake just north of Orange County less than 8 minutes after it had occurred Even CNN didn’t have anything about it on their website that quick.
Here’s an article about how Twitter and news of the earthquake converged.