M. Russell Ballard Sends First Tweet from Apostles

Members of the Latter-day Saint community who want to follow the prophets moment by moment can now do it through Twitter.

It was only a matter of time, with the advanced use of social media, that top leadership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would join the world of tweeting. Twitter, not related to the song birds of spring, is a social messaging tool that lets users give short messages of news interest, inspiration and opinion.

Elder M. Russell Ballard was the first to tweet Sunday, following his Church Education System fireside.

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