Happy Birthday Twitter

Content From: Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublished: April 02, 20131 min read


Twitter Bird Cake

Twitter turned 7 years old on March 21, 2013. According to the Twitter blogExit Disclaimer, there are more than 200 million active Twitter users that create over 400 million tweets per day. And a recent Pew Internet & American Life ProjectExit Disclaimer report on Twitter use found that Black internet users and young adult internet users tend to use Twitter at high rates.

As we've mentioned in prior blog posts (see below), Twitter is a tool that can be used to extend the reach of your HIV programs. Check out our page on Twitter to see how it's used in response to HIV.

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