Global News Blog @UKSupremeCourt now accepting official requests thru Twitter #srsly?

The UK Supreme Court now accepts freedom of information requests by Twitter, even though it didn't really mean to.

By , Correspondent

Jake Turcotte

When people think of Twitter, they usually think of clipped comments about pop culture or the minutia of daily life, not formal legal documents and procedures. But that may be about to change in the United Kingdom, where the highest court in the country announced on Monday that it would begin accepting freedom of information (FOI) requests through Twitter.