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We looked inside some of the tweets by @AP and found useful information for you.

Inside 100 Tweets

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9 minutes
Average replies
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Average retweets
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Average likes
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Tweets with photos
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2012 brought an 800% increase in top TV show tweets.

Germany shifts its vaccination plans: Will now give the AstraZeneca shot to people 65 and older and will wait 12 weeks between the 1st and 2nd jabs. https://t.co/6gCZRqKJa6

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A new autobiography by @BillieJeanKing will be released this summer. “All In” covers the groundbreaking tennis star’s career and personal journey. King tells @AP her 1980s memoir was rushed and incomplete. https://t.co/VurGwZsckU

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“Food is too important to waste." A new UN report highlights the need to better measure and reduce food waste globally. https://t.co/vlFZydAAwy

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Outlawed Loyalist paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland say they are temporarily withdrawing their support for the1998 peace accord because of the disruption caused by new post-Brexit trade rules. The groups say they aren't planning a return to violence. https://t.co/gN7Djo6Xeu

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A powerful earthquake has struck off the northeastern coast of New Zealand. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties. Officials are assessing whether the quake triggered a tsunami. https://t.co/dAjV19GWql

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Law enforcement is on high alert around the U.S. Capitol after intelligence uncovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to target the building. About 5,200 National Guard troops are in Washington, and a large fence remains around the Capitol perimeter. https://t.co/m5o5X6H9dm

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Hungary, which currently has one of the world's worst COVID-19 death rates, is tightening pandemic restrictions starting next week. Nonessential stores will close, along with many schools, as the government continues its rapid vaccination drive. https://t.co/x9E1ZER5SG

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.@Square, Inc. says it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z. Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock for Tidal and Jay-Z will be named to Square’s board of directors. https://t.co/JSsN4FElvm

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SHOWBIZ MINUTE: Duchess of Sussex - George Clooney - Paris Hilton https://t.co/wbSuq7R5H5

SHOWBIZ MINUTE: Duchess of Sussex - George Clooney - Paris Hilton https://t.co/wbSuq7R5H5

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000. It's a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving. https://t.co/nEdR52StX9

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Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires head in opposite directions in the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting how places lessening restrictions despite scientists' warnings see a spike in the pandemic. https://t.co/3AylfvOAmx

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Officials in charge of protecting the Capitol, and the people inside it, have pointed fingers at each other over the Jan. 6 insurrection. After six congressional hearings, @AP looks at what we’ve learned about security and intelligence failures that day. https://t.co/XsWfVex5WN

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Paramount+ debuts as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS. It’s betting that consumers are willing to add yet another streaming service in an increasingly crowded field. https://t.co/oCQPqoGAtO

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A Hong Kong court has denied bail to 32 out of 47 pro-democracy activists charged under a Beijing-imposed national security law, ending a four-day marathon court hearing. https://t.co/NOkYw8DSsz

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York stops short of demanding Gov. Andrew Cuomo resign over accusations of offensive behavior. In 2017, she was the first Democratic senator to call for her colleague Al Franken’s resignation. https://t.co/i3JqWPUUK9

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Previously authorized COVID-19 vaccines that are modified to combat new variants won't need a "brand new approval or ‘lengthy’ clinical studies,” regulators in the U.K. and four other countries — Australia, Canada, Singapore and Switzerland —announced. https://t.co/89kztAyNnd

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VIRUS UPDATE: • European Medicines Agency starts review of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. • German panel approves giving AstraZeneca shot to people aged 65 and over. • When will children be able to get vaccinated? https://t.co/S3pC2PrRH9

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One Good Thing: Volunteers are bringing a taste of the Caribbean to those isolated by the UK's coronavirus lockdown. Jerk pork, curry goat, cow foot soup and plantains are on the menu. https://t.co/s85EmDYxiL

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A Dutch court has ruled that a deeply religious father who kept some of his children isolated from the outside world for years in a remote farmhouse can't stand trial on charges including child sexual abuse because he has been incapacitated by a stroke. https://t.co/eA2yLOzKKb

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