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Twittering The China Earthquake

Twitter updates provided breaking news on the major quake near Chengdu, China. Twitter users, coordinated largely through the efforts of Robert Scoble, were providing news of the earthquake — including first-hand accounts — before mainstream news sites began reporting about the 7.8 quake. (Related: Twittering wildfires.)

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