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Twitter Users: The Guinea Pigs of the Technology Industry

Believe it or not, teen pop-star Justin Bieber isn’t the only one who has received extravagant levels of attention on the micro-blogging site Twitter in the past year.  This is because the site’s audience goes beyond that of teenage girls and has what appears to be a very technologically savvy user-base, many of whom are more than willing to share their opinions about the latest tech trends and news.  Among the hottest technology-focused topics on Twitter in the past year, Apple and Google have both managed to remain relevant throughout the year, according to a recent publication by Computer World.

When looking at this recent study at face value, it’s easy to simply attribute these trends to our obsession with these companies.  After all, this same obsession has allowed Google and Apple to steal the spotlight in the media as well.  So why wouldn’t it be the same for Twitter?

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