Kobe Bryant Finally Joins Twitter

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Kobe Bryant Finally Joins Twitter

After years of avoiding the popular social networking site, Kobe Bryant finally gave in and decided it was time to join Twitter. 

In a message to his Facebook fans, Bryant simply stated, "Twitter up (@kobebryant)."

This is not Bryant's first appearance on Twitter. In 2011, Bryant created an account for a few hours, but shortly deactivated it. In just a few hours, he managed to attract 35,000 followers. 

This time around, Bryant's new account garnered over 100,000 followers in just over an hour. 

A week ago, Bryant took over Nike's Twitter account in what some felt was an attempt to promote his own account. Apparently, the promotion stunt worked. 

The account's profile picture features a bird similar to the Twitter logo, with the noticeable difference being a snake-like forked tongue coming out of its beak. Bryant's first tweet: "The antisocial has become social #mambatweets." 

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