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German Protestants 'tweet' the Bible in 10 days

June 2, 2009

Frankfurt, Germany (ENI). The whole of the Bible can now be read in German using the Twitter format. This follows the success of a record-breaking attempt to "tweet" the Scriptures using the Internet social-networking and micro-blogging service. More than 3000 Internet users took part in the 10-day initiative, condensing the Bible in 3906 messages with a maximum of 140 characters each, the German news agency epd reported.



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