Monday, January 7, 2013

170 billion tweets archived

The Library of Congress has "an archive of approximately 170 billion tweets and growing. The volume of tweets the Library receives each day has grown from 140 million beginning in February 2011 to nearly half a billion tweets each day as of October 2012."
Click to view a a white paper [PDF] that summarizes the Library’s work to date and outlines present-day progress and challenges.

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