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Rupert Murdoch Reportedly Joins The Twitterati

CEO of News Corporation and global media titan Rupert Murdoch rang in the New Year by finally joining Twitter, tweeting via his iPad. The media mogul has fast drawn hundreds of followers in the span of only a few hours, and the first people he has has personally chosen to follow are Jack Dorsey, the creator of Twitter and Mark Pincus, the founder/CEO of Zynga, the online game company best known for Farmville. According to his tweets, he appears to be celebrating with Dorsey at a “huge NY eve do”.

So what did the Aussie billionaire have to tweet about on his first big day?


To break it down from the Twitterese, Murdoch says he loved Matt Ridley’s The Rational Optimist, he thought Steve Jobs‘ biography by Walter Isaacson was interesting but unfair, he’s having a blast at sea with his young daughters, he read a piece in his own newspaper on Ron Paul, who he said had a lot of libertarian appeal, had an Alexander Hamilton shout-out and gave props to George Clooney for his film The Descendants.

(h/t Brian Stelter)

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