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Breaking News Releasing Through Twitter

Posted on: July 23, 2011

Friday morning, when the Norway Terrorist attacks news began, Twitter began updating the most recent news before other means of news releasing.  This form of social media has served as a vital form of giving and receiving information regarding this attack.

This not only benefits the people who are seeking news regarding the event but also the family and friends of the residents of Norway to find out details faster. It was reported according to the mashable.com article that Twitter was covering the news faster than the news stations during this time of tragedy.

Twitter is helping people around the world connect and release during times of tragedy like this one. This is very beneficial for the world today and how quickly tragedies like these occur. So forms of social media like these are becoming more helpful to us each day.

The information for this article was found:

http://mashable.com/2011/07/22/norway-terror-attacks/

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