Warren Buffett amasses 140,000 Twitter followers in three hours

  • Legendary American investor Warren Buffett joined Twitter on Thursday.

    Within ten minutes of signing up, 10,000 were following him. Three hours later, the numbers surpassed 140,000.

    His first tweet, under @WarrenBuffett, was "Warren is in the house".

    Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, is renowned for shying away from new technology.

    As of now, Buffett’s page showed he is not yet following anyone.

    Berkshire Hathaway owns around 80 firms, including interests in railway, clothing, furniture and jewellery sectors.

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