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Twitter Helps D.C. Zoo Workers Track Down Missing Red Panda

After a red panda went missing from the D.C. National Zoo on Monday, Twitter played a crucial role in locating the animal in a Washington neighborhood later that day.

Read on to learn how.

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Did Twitter Just Hire Its First Lobbyist?

Twitter is growing its Washington office with a new hire aimed at working on public policy issues.
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US Political Lobbyists’ Twitter Accounts Available To The Public

Whether they’re tweeting about meeting with the political elite or eating breakfast on the subway, US political lobbyists are under careful scrutiny over what they post to Twitter.

The Sunlight Foundation, a non-partisan organization dedicated to political transparency, has put together a list of Washington lobbyists who use Twitter in order to give the public access to the musings of these influential individuals.
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Twitter Expands D.C. Team To 2, Hires Former Top FCC Aide

Colin Crowell will be joining the Twitter team as the new Head of Global Public Policy. Formerly a senior advisor to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, Crowell will join Adam Sharp in Washington D.C. as the second employee in Twitter’s two-person D.C. team.
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Are You Influential Enough to be one of NBC’s Local News Tweeps?

You’ve no doubt seen Twitter streams splashed across the ticker at the bottom of CNN newscasts in recent months – and now NBC wants to take this one step further. They’re looking for the most influential Twitter celebrities in the New York and Washington DC areas, to provide ongoing on-the-ground coverage of local news.
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Do You Live In a Top Twitter City?

Some cities have it, others don’t – that insatiable urge to tweet, retweet, and otherwise obsess over the daily happenings on Twitter. A new study has just been released that measures just how active cities across the US are on Twitter, and some of the top 10 might surprise you. Does your city make the cut?
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