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Short And Tweet: The Top 7 Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 05/08/11 03:29 AM ET   Updated: 07/07/11 06:12 AM ET

Short and Tweet, our weekly series, brings you the newsiest, most buzzworthy tweets of the past seven days. What's in store this week? News of bin Laden's death leaked ahead of President Obama's official announcement, Mark Zuckerberg's new niece was announced, the first tweet was sent from the summit of Mount Everest and more.

About Short And Tweet: Some tweets make news, and some of those tweets break news. HuffPost Tech's weekly feature of the top newsmaking tweets of the week showcases both.

We'll be posting our picks for the tweets of the week, but we want to hear from you, too: Tweet us suggestions using the hashtag #hptweets or email us links at See last week's picks here.

Kenton Cool Tweets From Everest
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Kenton Cool
Everest summit no 9! 1st tweet from the top of the world thanks to a weak 3G signal & the awesome Samsung Galaxy S2 handset! @samsunguk
British climber Kenton Cool on May 5 sent the first tweet from the summit of Mount Everest. Cool's climb was sponsored by Samsung, and he completed his tweet on the Samsung Galaxy S II handset.
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