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Tweets In The News: 11 Memorable News-Making Tweets

Huffington Post     First Posted: 06/08/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:05 PM ET

On the day we launch our Twitter Edition, it's only fitting we take a look back at some of the service's most memorable news-making tweets.

Tweets have been known to make news, and these 11 tweets were not only retweeted dozens of times, they helped keep Twitter in the spotlight.

We need your help deciding which of these tweets are truly memorable -- even historic in some cases -- and which ones may have gotten unnecessary attention.

Vote on each tweet below and help us decide on THE most memorable tweet of the bunch!

 
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@highfours Witnesses NYC Plane Crash
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The Telegraph explains:
"When dozens of New York-based Twitter users started sending 'tweets' about a possible plane crash in the city, the news spread like wildfire across the Twitterverse. Indeed, Twitter users broke the news of the incident around 15 minutes before the mainstream media alerted viewers and readers to the crash. The first recorded tweet about the crash came from Jim Hanrahan, aka Manolantern, four minutes after the plane went down, who wrote: "I just watched a plane crash into the hudson riv [sic] in manhattan".
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