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Connections in 140 characters or fewer

Twitter’s critics deride the banality of its content, but ‘Twittamentary’ director Siok Siok Tan says relationships formed on the microblogging platform can be surprisingly rich and meaningful

By Catherine Shu  /  Staff reporter

Some of Tsai’s recommended Twitter accounts:

@itasa is the Twitter account of the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association

Georgetown doctoral candidate Julia Famularo posts about US-East Asia relations @keepTWfree

Blogher editor Grace Hwang Lynch writes about parenting, Asian American identity and food @hapamamagrace

@actTaiwan is the Twitter account of American Citizens for Taiwan

A few other Taiwan-based Twitter accounts:

German reporter Klaus Bardenhagen tweets @taiwanreporter

@taiwanews aggregates news, blogs and commentary about Taiwan

University of California Los Angeles graduate student Calvin Ho tweets about Asian diasporas, immigration and other topics @calvinhyj

Taipei-based TechOrange (www.techorange.com) writer Jeremy Brand Yuan posts about the Asian tech market at @jeremybrandyuan

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