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This article was published on October 11, 2013

    This year’s Nobel Peace Prize produced one of the best tweets ever

    This year’s Nobel Peace Prize produced one of the best tweets ever Image by: NICHOLAS KAMM
    Jon Russell
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    Jon Russell

    Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

    The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons won the Nobel Peace Prize today, and that led to one of the best tweets we’ve ever seen.

    That’s right, the folks behind the Nobel Prize turned to Twitter — which started out as a place to tell the world what you ate for lunch and other such frivolities — to let OPCW know it needed to get in touch.

    Let that reality sink in for a moment.

    Related: 10 tweets that gripped the world

    Hat tip Newley.com — headline image via NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images