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UK newspaper drops paper and ink for Twitter

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

If we needed anything to underline the point we made about the need for companies to embrace online social networking, then this recent announcement from one of the UK’s major newspapers must surely be it:

The Guardian today announces that it will become the first newspaper in the world to be published exclusively via Twitter, the sensationally popular social networking service that has transformed online communication.

The move, described as “epochal” by media commentators, will see all Guardian content tailored to fit the format of Twitter’s brief text messages, known as “tweets”, which are limited to 140 characters each.