Single Word IM Frees Arrested US Blogger in Egypt

Single Word IM Frees Arrested US Blogger in Egypt

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twitter.pngTwitter is a new and fun way to keep in touch with your friends, but now it also has proved a useful way to win release from an Egyptian jail. A US blogger in Egypt used Twitter from his cell phone to fire off a one-word message: “Arrested”.  The 30 friends signed up to recieve his Twitter messages, spread the word within seconds and went to work calling the US embassy. (CNN.com has the story)

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