The Tweet smell of history
Imagine your tweets about what you had for lunch and your riffs on American Idol being preserved in the same hallowed halls as the Declaration of Independence.
One of Twitter's founders disclosed yesterday on the company blog that the Library of Congress (picture above) was interested in preserving the entire digital archive of public tweets made on the micro-blogging service. Founder Biz Stone said 55 million Tweets are created daily and the number is rising.
So what do you think? Is saving public tweets a historical imperative -- or is this a waste of time/money on the part of the world's biggest library?
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