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The overblown coverage of Twitter in the media has grown tiresome [June 15]. Steven Johnson reports that Twitter had 17.1 million visitors internationally in April, but with the U.S. population at more than 300 million, the percentage of users that are American is pretty small. Furthermore, according to Nielsen, 60% of users drop out after a month. "Once just a fad"? Sounds like it's still a relatively small and concentrated fad. Members of the media never grasp that they are not representative of the country as a whole.
Barb Neff, SANTA MONICA, CALIF., U.S.

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