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Titanic On Twitter

Posted on the 20 March 2012 by Gerard @presurfer
Titanic On Twitter
On Friday, April 15, 2012, it will be 100 years since the tragic sinking of RMS Titanic. To commemorate this significant anniversary, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will use Twitter to broadcast the vessel's original wireless transmissions.
Ten years prior to Titanic's sinking, the first wireless transmission to cross the Atlantic from North America was sent from the Marconi station in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Much like the short messages we send today via text, instant messaging or Twitter, wireless transmissions bridged distances between people and made it possible to share information across the world.
(thanks Miss Rare)The Presurfer

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