February 23, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ The Dalai Lama has made a splash in America. First, the Tibetan spiritual leader meets Barack Obama, then he joins Twitter.

According to the Tibetan government-in-exile website, the Dalai Lama will use Twitter to keep in touch with his followers. Twenty-four hours and seven tweets into his online medium, the Dalai Lama already has more than 53,000 followers.

It is unknown how many of those followers are ardent Buddhists.

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