Oprah's First Tweet Comes Tomorrow

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2009 4:40 PM CDT
In this April 6 file photo, Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Art Institute of Chicago.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – If Twitter isn’t already a certified American phenomenon, it becomes so tomorrow—Oprah will issue her first tweet. Winfrey just signed up for an account and already has 35,000 followers (and counting, quickly) despite her tweetlessness, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. She will tweet during her show, joined by Twitterer extraordinaire Ashton Kutcher and, possibly, Twitter executive Evan Williams.