Why I Twitter. Reason #34

April 25, 2008

On his way to the police station, James Buck took out his cell phone and sent a message to his friends and contacts using the micro-blogging site Twitter.

Within seconds, colleagues in the United States and his blogger-friends in Egypt — the same ones who had taught him the tool only a week earlier — were alerted he was being held.

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One response to Why I Twitter. Reason #34

  1. Evan,
    Thanks for this post. I know these guys and they love this technology. It truly has helped them through there struggle. Thanks again.