May 20, 2009

Article: "The cat with more than 500,000 Twitter followers"

Summary: Rudy, who is doing twitter, envies Sockington because now he has more than 500,000 followers in Twitter. Ruby only has 1,573 followers.
Ruby is a bird and Socington is a cat, which belongs to Jason Scott.
Sockington tweet: "stalk stalk stalk AND WHAT HAVE WE HERE deadly pillow enemy BANZAIIIIIIIII CRASH oh no busted PILLOW ATTACKED FIRST run run run." ……………….

I still don’t get why Twitter is having more users enormously. And now, birds, cats, dogs, house and etc… Could someone please help me how I could enjoy the social networking service with my dog while I am away from house?
from "The cat with more than 500,000 Twitter followers"

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