>> Wednesday, February 24, 2010
It’s official: the Dalai Lama is now using twitter. According to the Huffington Post, His Holiness laughed when the idea first came up – but then obviously warmed to the idea. His first tweet was on February 22; two days later, his number of twitter followers topped 110,000.
And that’s after only 13 tweets.
Take that in conjunction with a new statistic that only about 50% of tweets are in English, and you can see where this is going: Twitter has created a way to scale virtual relationships all over the world.
I was privileged to attend a two-day seminar the Dalai Lama offered in
So whatever its faults and virtues, Twitter is bringing the world closer together, from Dharamsala to downtown
Hope this finds you well!