Twitter users, you’ve been warned: Your thoughts while showering are about to be saved for posterity. The Library of Congress announced Thursday that the venerable institution of record was acquiring the whole public Twitter archive, so watch what you overshare from now on, or you may blow your credibility with your grandchildren. –KA


Your pithy ruminations on this week’s “American Idol” are about to be enshrined in our nation’s most venerable federal cultural institution. On Wednesday, the Library of Congress announced – via Twitter, of course — “Library to acquire ENTIRE Twitter archive — ALL public tweets, ever, since March 2006! Details to follow.”

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