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Pew study finds 70 percent of adults use social media

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A smartphone showing the first twitter message of Pope Benedict XVI in Italian is held in front of a computer showing the logo of Twitter on December 12, 2012 in Rome. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

The latest survey from the Pew Research Center shows more than 70 percent of adults online use social networking sites, with almost 1 in 5 using Twitter.

Twitter's been around for years, but certain segments of society are just now getting around to figuring out its social value. Matthew Cooper writes in National Journal about how Twitter is changing culture inside Washington's beltway.

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