Having a Twitter account is pretty standard these days for politicians who have found it a good way to share their views, build a following and maybe score some points for at least seeming to be tech-savvy.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has found another use for the micro-blogging service, as a somewhat friendlier alternative to filing a lawsuit or sending a formal warning notice to scofflaws.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 12, 2012
United, like many other consumer-facing companies these days, has a pretty active social media program of its own. It posts travel tips and responses to customers’ questions or complaints on the @United twitter feed. I’ve asked United for comment. But so far today, there’s been no response to the AG’s tweet.
UPDATED AT 3:30 PM PST: A United spokeswoman responded with this statement:
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