The US Library of Congress is acquiring the entire archive of Twitter messages.

The U.S. Library of Congress has announced that it will be acquiring the entire archive of Twitter messages, since Twitter’s inception in March 2006. The announcement came via its official Twitter account and further details will be put up later through a press release.

While the Library Of Congress has not yet fully disclosed what it intends to do with such a massive number of tweets, it could possibly use them to discover patterns of social interaction. Matt Raymond from the The Library’s official blog says in the blog post:

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