05 May Twitter as a News Source
If you want to know what’s really going on in the world, log on to Twitter. News topics are popular Twitter subjects; tweets are full of headlines. As news should be, Twitter posts are timely and in real-time, plus those involved first-hand in the news are often the ones tweeting about it, so there’s the potential to get information firsthand. If you’d like to know more about Twitter as a news source, check out this PCMAG.COM article by Lance Ulanoff about why “Twitter is the New CNN.” To benefit from Twitter as a news source, you have to pay attention to the tweets and follow the individuals who report news in the areas of your interest and make sure that they’re credible sources.