Freak out: Twitter infested by PR

A couple days ago, our top online editor, John Byrne, posted all of the BusinessWeek Twitter addresses on his blog. Suddenly, there were some very uncomfortable people roaming these halls. They thought they shared their Twitter streams with a small group of friends and colleagues—and suddenly dozens of strangers were jumping on: Flacks! Sure enough, PR blogs were already spreading the word. (Peter Himler wondered how John’s colleagues would feel about it.)

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