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DNC: Keep Calm And Tweet

By Emily Trube, 1080 KRLD | CBSDFW.COM
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CHARLOTTE, NC (CBSDFW) – Twitter is big at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.  Through-out the convention sites, you see posters with the phrase “Keep Calm and Tweet #DNC2012”.

The social networking site now boasts 140 million users.

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Senior Manager of Twitter’s Communication Team Rachel Horowitz says that about 40 percent of those users don’t tweet themselves.  Basically, they just like to watch – and there is plenty to see.  Searching the hashtag #DNC2012 will being up a stream of posts from delegates, politicians, protestors and folks behind the scenes.

Here’s more of my interview with Horowitz.

PLAY: Emily Trube talks with DNC social media manager Rachel Horowitz

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