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    Happy birthday, Twitter! We weren't sure what to do with you at first.

    “I spend too much time online. What’s another addiction?”

    That was my first tweet, posted on March 6, 2008. Little did I know how addictive Twitter would eventually become.

    The social media network celebrates 10 years of existence today. It’s hard to overstate Twitter’s role in journalism over the past decade, from being the go-to platform for breaking news, to allowing audiences to unite and influence what stories are covered by the press.

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