Pope quickly draws 50,000 Twitter followers
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.
- Pope's first tweet brings Vatican 50,000 Twitter followers (CNA)
- Vatican news site goes live (CWN, 6/28)
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