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December 11, 2009

jalen_rose_fab_fiveDecember 11th, 2009 | by Jalen Rose
This post is part of Mashable’s Fab Five series with Jalen Rose, which highlights trends in the social media space. Jalen Rose is a former 13-year NBA star and current ESPN basketball analyst but may be best known for being a member of the famous University of Michigan Fab Five.

Although Twitter started as a side project in March of 2006 for the founders of podcasting network Odeo, it has grown into a social media phenomenon. The genre-defining short messaging service works over multiple platforms and devices and allows people all over the world to follow each other in real-time. This past year, Twitter() use has really taken off, especially in the sports world, where more and more athletes are using it in unique ways. Click here for my picks for the 5 best sports tweets of 2009: http://mashable.com/2009/12/11/sports-tweets/