Library of Congress To Archive All Public Tweets

Have you ever sent out a “tweet” on the popular Twitter social media service?
Congratulations: Your 140 characters or less will now be housed in the Library
of Congress.

That’s right. Every public tweet, ever, since Twitter’s inception in March
2006, will be archived digitally at the Library of Congress. That’s a LOT of
tweets, by the way: Twitter processes more than 50 million tweets every day,
with the total numbering in the billions.

Now we can all say we have published work in the Library of Congress.

That’s right, all you hardworking, respectable authors can suck it!

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