If you found out your tweets (information you posted on Twitter) were going to be archived in the US Library of Congress how would you feel about that?
Guess what? I just read in the Huffington Post that your tweets are going to be archived in the Library of Congress!
I know the first time I heard the news reference Twitter I was like “OMG they are talking about Twitter on mainstream TV…” now you can hardly hear any news without the mention of Twitter.
The US Library of Congress announced a major new acquisition: it will be obtaining all public tweets dating back to March 2006.
You can read more about it here:
Here is a list of memorable tweets listed in the article:
What are your thoughts?
Expect to see an emphasis on the scholarly and research implications of the acquisition,” wrote Library of Congress blogger Matt Raymond. “I’m no Ph.D., but it boggles my mind to think what we might be able to learn about ourselves and the world around us from this wealth of data. And I’m certain we’ll learn things that none of us now can even possibly conceive.
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