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Pope quickly draws 50,000 Twitter followers

CWN - July 04, 2011

When he made his historic first "tweet" last week, Pope Benedict XVI immediately drew more than 50,000 followers to the Vatican Twitter account.

Publicity surrounding the Pope's contribution helped to multiply the number of followers for the Vatican account, raising the number from just over 10,000 to about 65,000 in a matter of hours.

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