Society 2.0: This Week Top “Status” Report

Twitter was full this week with widespread response to the disaster in Japan, leaving little room for tweets about warm weather, St. Patrick’s Day, or .
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The fountain on the North Lawn of the White House runs green in honor of St. Patrick's Day in Washington on March 17, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Twitter Responds to Japan’s Disaster: Last Friday, 66% of the news links on Twitter were about the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Washingtonians joined in relief efforts by tweeting their sentiments…

@GlobalPost: Tweeting disaster in 140 characters or less. Yes, Twitter is big in Japan. Here’s how it’s playing out. http://ht.ly/4hcSc

@AlecJRoss: Good to see our senior diplomats like @AmbassadorRice @USAmbNATO and @AmbassadorRoos (#Japan) using Twitter to such positive effect.

@mikegenki3: Watching Japanese handle this horrible experience w/ grace & unity reminds me of the many of things I loved about living there. Please help

@sweetgreen: sweetgreen #capitolhill celebrated St. Patrick's Day with style (pic) http://ow.ly/i/9i0q

While St. Patrick’s Day came in the middle of the week this year, it meant green and beer for some…

@sweetgreen: sweetgreen #capitolhill celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with style (pic) http://ow.ly/i/9i0q

@NikkiSchwab: Where can I get green beer today?

but looking for green and staying busy at work for others…

@cityshopgirl: I have nothing green in my closet!

@KatherineKenned: Man, working too hard. Didnt even get a beer on St Patricks Day!

And as America indicates that they’d rather see Charlie Sheen as President than Sarah Palin, we send a ‘congratulations’ to some of our friends who made it to the (prestigious?) second round of the #TigerBloodIntern program.

@kellyanncollins: I made it to #tigerbloodintern ROUND 2 —> #glittarazzi interns, lookout … u might end up being @charliesheen‘s coffee biatches, too! ;-p

@alecjacobs: I made it to round two for the Charlie Sheen internship. Unfollow accordingly

@keeekster Made it to round 2 of #tigerbloodinternship! Can’t decide what that says about me :0

Any chance you’ll snag tickets to see him at DAR Constitution Hall on April 18? #winning


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