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A boy lays down on the lap of a man in the audience as Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich speak at a Presidential Debate held by The South Carolina Republican Party, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, and Twitter at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, Monday, January 16, 2012.(Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Members of the audience applaud as Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich attend a Presidential Debate held by The South Carolina Republican Party, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, and Twitter at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, Monday, January 16, 2012.(Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul take the stage at a debate held by the South Carolina Republican Party, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal and Twitter at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Republican Presidential hopefuls Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich take the stage at a Presidential Debate held by The South Carolina Republican Party, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, and Twitter at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, Monday, January 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Coco Rocha communicates with her fans by using Twitter. Models are using social media in order to build their own profiles. (Associated Press)

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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company, Kingdom Holding Co., said Monday they are investing a combined $300 million into Twitter. (Kingdom Holding Co.)

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Venezuelan activist Rocio San Miguel, whose Twitter account was taken over, saw personal photos and documents, as well as insults and threats, on the N33 Twitter feed. "It's a feeling of powerlessness," she said. "Without a doubt, they want to frighten and intimidate." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Anders Behring Breivik, 32, in an image from his Twitter page, espoused his views against cultural Marxism and Islamism in a 12-minute English-language video that proposes a crusade and features him toting a machine gun. (Associated Press)

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This is an undated image obtained from the Twitter page of Anders Behring Breivik, 32, who was arrested July 22, 2011, in connection to the twin attacks on a youth camp and a government building in Oslo, Norway. (Associated Press/Twitter)

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Committee members react after a protestor, left checked shirt, named on Twitter as Jonnie Marbles, tries to throw a paper plate covered in shaving foam over Rupert Murdoch as he gave evidence to a House of Commons Committee in London, Tuesday, July 19, 2011, on the News of the World phone hacking scandal. (AP Photo/pa)

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President Barack Obama sits with Twitter co-founder and Executive Chairman Jack Dorsey during a "Twitter Town Hall" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** This Monday, May 31 2011, file frame grab shows the hacked PBS website. PBS officials confirmed in its official Twitter account that the website had been hacked. (AP Photo, File)

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**FILE** A frame grab of the PBS website from May 31, 2011, is shown, as PBS officials confirmed on its official Twitter account that the website had been hacked. Lulz Security has stolen mountains of personal data in about a dozen different hacks, embarrassing law enforcement on both sides of the Atlantic. (Associated Press)

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Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette wrote on Twitter that Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham "negated the whole First Amendment" while answering a question about burning Qurans and that he was "glad to help her lose" the competition. Miss Durham placed second to Miss California Alyssa Campanella.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS NOW MESSAGING: "I didn't send that picture out," said Rep. Anthony D. Weiner, referring to a lewd photo on Twitter.

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Demonstrator Martha Vasquez sits with other demonstrators at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. City lawmakers have approved a tax break to keep Twitter from fleeing San Francisco. The measure passed by the Board of Supervisors 8-3 on Tuesday exempts the microblogging service Twitter from paying payroll tax on new hires if it moves to the city's neglected Mid-Market area. The demonstrators were against the tax exemptions. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Charlie Sheen will ultimately lose his luster among Twitter followers, at least one prognosticator says.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Ujjwal Singh, here with fellow Google employee Steve Crossan and Twitter Vice President Katie Stanton, devised a way of letting fans share voice messages with celebrities; it has been repurposed to help Egyptian protesters.

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Mr. Singh demonstrates the speak2tweet program at Google's Mountain View , Calif., headquarters The service takes phone messages and links them to Twitter

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Ujjwal Singh, here with fellow Google employee Steve Crossan and Twitter Vice President Katie Stanton, devised a way of letting fans share voice messages with celebrities; it has been repurposed to help Egyptian protesters.

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