August 27th, 2009
03:25 PM ET
13 years ago

Kennedy family starts Twitter account

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption= "The official account of the Kennedy family will inform followers about memorial and funeral plans."]WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Kennedy family started a Twitter account Wednesday to inform followers about memorial and funeral plans for Senator Ted Kennedy.

The account - @KennedyNews - has sent out four messages thus far. Posted yesterday, the first "tweet" noted, "This is the official account of the Kennedy family and staff. Will be used for info about memorial and funeral activities. #tedkennedy."

Since his death, Ted Kennedy has been one of the leading topics of conversation on the micro-blog social networking site that prides itself for keeping tabs on the nation's conversation minute-by-minute. @KennedyNews links back to, which is operated by the Committee for a Democratic Majority.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. phyllis

    Sen. Kennedy will be missed, he was a hard worker for the little people, always looking out for the people who make this great Country great. He will be missed in more way than one. thank you

    August 27, 2009 04:32 pm at 4:32 pm |
  2. Abu Bhuiyan

    Senator Kennedy will be remembered throughout the world. His symathy for mankind is remarkable. He loves people all over the world. We all has to pray for Sen. Kennedy for his eternal peace.

    August 27, 2009 04:48 pm at 4:48 pm |
  3. DonnaLee

    Senator Ted Kennedy was not a twit.

    August 27, 2009 04:54 pm at 4:54 pm |