Pew maps Twitter chatter in new type of study, finds 6 types of conversations

  • Article by: BARBARA ORTUTAY , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 21, 2014 - 11:13 AM

NEW YORK — People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short messaging service fit into just six distinct patterns.

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