Library of Congress will archive Twitter

 

Speaking of the Library of Congress

(…) The library will archive the collected works of Twitter, the blogging service, whose users currently send a daily flood of 55 million messages, all that contain 140 or fewer characters….

 

The full story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/technology/15twitter.html

(not a Twitter user myself though)

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Flickr collection from the Library of Congress

Found thanks to eyecurious the collection of color pics from the 30’s and 40’sthat is published on Flickr by the Library of Congress.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/sets/72157603671370361/

That is priceless stuff, featuring photos from FSA photographers such as Russell Lee, Arthur Rothstein, and others…

 

[EDIT] … and here you can browse about 171.000 b+w photographs from the FSA/OWI…