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Roger Ebert Twitter Reactions: Fans React To Movie Critic's Death

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Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, co-hosts of the popular
Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, co-hosts of the popular "Siskel & Ebert At the Movies," in an undated photo from Disney-ABC.

News of Roger Ebert's death Thursday hit Twitter with the speed and prolificness of the famed movie critic's own body of work. (It makes sense, as Ebert was one of Twitter's prized users, with over 800,000 followers and 30,000 tweets at the time of his death).

Now fans and followers such as President Obama, Stephen Fry, Steve Martin, Diablo Cody and others are remembering the late movie critic, who succumbed to cancer at age 70, through the social media website.

Launch the slideshow below to read through some of the most notable tributes.

Twitter Reacts To Roger Ebert's Death
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