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Twitter and Microblogging: Political, Professional and Personal Practices

Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom 10 – 12 April 2013 (Paper deadline: Dec 10, 2012) Twitter and other micro-blogging platforms, with their short messages, in some cases circulated to millions of followers, were at first viewed with condescension and amusement: famously David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, opined, “Too many tweets make a twat.” Other […]