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AP Sells Ads In Tweets, Twitter Doesn't Mind

Nieman Journalism Lab,

The AP is not the first news service to attempt to turn their Twitter feed into a revenue stream — a number of local papers, including the Hartford [Conn.] Courant and The [New Orleans] Times-Picayune have also tried it. If there was opposition to the move, it didn’t lead to any mass exodus of Twitter followers; the @AP account saw a pretty typical daily increase of a couple hundred followers today, according to Erin Madigan White, the AP's media relations manager.

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