Tech Tuesday: Facts on Twitter

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by SHANNON POWELL HART

WFAA/GMT

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 18 at 1:44 PM

Social Media is not just a chance to communicate with your friends and family from afar, but also provides an opportunity to pick up facts about life as well.

If you know where to look, Twitter is filled with some interesting facts. Here are a few Twitter handles to help keep you in the know.

-HIDDEN FACTS – This Twitter profile has authored nearly 21,000 tweets, which are interesting and sometimes jaw dropping. The page administrators claim viewers will learn something by the time they leave this page.The Twitter handle is @Factionary .

-UNREVEALED FACTS- Want to learn something that’s new to you? That’s what the Twitter site Unrevealed facts will deliver. Some of the facts are in the “Believe it or not” category. In 140 characters or less, you can learn simple facts. For instance: “Most of the water you drink has already been drunk by somebody else, maybe several times over.” @UnrevealedFacts

-NOT COMMON FACTS- Goes by the Twitter handle @NotCommonFacts  claims it’s the best “Fact” page on Twitter. The sight posts strange and odd facts. There are thousands of followers who add to oddity of the facts and often retweet. Some facts recently tweeted on the sight: “Most of the water you drink has already been drunk by somebody else, maybe several times over.”

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