Pope’s first tweet marks Vatican social media revolution (AFP)

Jun 30 2011

Pope Benedict XVI uses an iPad to launch a new website making it easier to access all Vatican news online. The Vatican has formally unveiled its new Internet information portal news.va, a day after Pope Benedict XVI launched the initiative with his first Twitter message sent from an iPad.(AFP/Osservatore Romano/Ho)AFP – The sight of Pope Benedict XVI tweeting on an iPad reveals a transformation underway in the tradition-bound Vatican to reach a younger global audience and improve a scandal-tainted image.

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