I’ve had my Twitter account for about a month now and I am continually amazed at the diversity of uses for Twitter. Yes, there are those that keep us up to date with how far they’ve traveled on their way to the mailbox, but check out some of these uses:

Police, civilians Twitter together

Baltimore, Anne Arundel among departments communicating through social network tools,0,7171370.story

Pro athletes turning to blogs, social media

Brandon Marshall case highlights the trend,0,7320348.story


Some members of Congress use Twitter to keep their constituents up to date. has a searchable list of who is using Twitter. Just this morning Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) tweeted “Kurt Schrader: is excited about new loan possibilities for small businesses. Find out more here:

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