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Traditional media utilising Twitter

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As Australian use of  Twitter hit an all time high last week,  traditional media such as the Australian Broadcasting Commission have started using the micro-blogging service to provide news and information feeds.

ABC News has almost 2,000 ‘followers’ on Twitter and there are separate feeds for ABC Breakfast News and ABC Unleashed.

The spread of social media into the government sector and private industry also continues, with Telstra now using Twitter to communicate with its Big Pond customers. 

Watch this space for more examples:

Ian

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Written by ianandsue

January 15, 2009 at 1:20 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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