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-- all of you out there who tweaks.
You will now be going down in history The Library of Congress get this is going to start archiving.
Everything that ends up on the social web site Twitter.
Those -- the little quick blurbs keeping longer than a 140 characters -- -- five million tweaks are sent out every single today.
They really worth putting a Library of Congress and some say it also raises questions about privacy.
Julie Germany is that she's the DCI group of PR firm she works with -- social media outreach sites like Twitter for her clients.
Julie good to see you -- first of all you hear Library of Congress.
I don't necessarily think of them as being so inundated towns very stayed there what interest -- they have in what my tweet says about what I had for lunch.
Well The Library of Congress has actually been very technologically savvy over the course of the past few years.
They've adapted things like multi media and crowd sourcing to try to people.
Get people more engaged in what they're doing but also to try to get people to give them information about things like archive photographs.
So it doesn't surprise me that their interest it on -- in Twitter.
They've been on Twitter for awhile now what I find interesting is that every little time -- -- -- complaint about something like.
The metro or you know I tweak things about my family those are all going to be stored an archive for all eternity I Ecstasy is a little bit silly -- they had need to ask and have they asked Twitter users if they wanna -- -- Well here's the interesting thing.
Twitter is only as good as its community of users and right now those community of users number around a 105 million people.
-- and Twitter users.
Can choose their privacy settings that they want to they can set the profile the -- that.
Or they can leave it open for everyone to see so what The Library of Congress has sad is that it's only -- archive those non private.
-- -- I guess profile set to private Europe had to do this in this state H two dismissal versus teaching our kids anything you put out there online is there forever anyway whether The Library of Congress wants archive that are.
Yes well you know what that's a really good point.
Nothing has really private online nothing is really anonymous.
Just about everything that we do can be traced back to last and almost everything we do is actually archives somewhere OK last question -- -- they get 55 million of these a day.
I cannot do the math -- how many right now tweaks are out there that they be archiving or who has actually go through wouldn't do that.
-- they potentially be used for some sort of scholarly reason and how in the world would you use it I mean how do you search that.
Well the one argument that The Library of Congress has is that historians and academics for.
Centuries have only looked at the elite class of people who have either ruled the country.
Or have publish something about it.
And now historians and academics of the future can look back on the minutia of every day lives of normal people all over the country in the world's.
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