Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Note To Readers

I finally joined Twitter as Always_On_Watch. Toward the top of the right sidebar, you can see a limited number of my Twitter updates, which I change fairly frequently. You can click on posted links to read those stories without joining Twitter itself.
Actually, I've a Twitter account for some time. I didn't activate it, however, until this past weekend — just in time for all the Tweets about what's going on inside Iran right now.

According to this from Breitbart:
Twitter streams break Iran news dam

Protestors in Iran on Monday used Twitter for battle cries and to spread word about clashes with police and "hard line supporters" of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Twitter messages, some with links to pictures, streamed from Iran despite reported efforts by authorities there to block news of protests over Ahmadinejad's claim of having been fairly re-elected.

Pictures of wounded or dead people that senders claim were Iranian protestors ricocheted about Twitter and wound up posted at online photo-sharing websites such as Flickr...
Twitter may well turn out to be more than just a tool for social networking.

Membership in Twitter is free.


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posted by Always On Watch @ 6/16/2009 10:00:00 AM