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When it comes to Twitter, Sarah Palin's no follower

November 10, 2009 | 11:06 am

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Sarah Palin's memoir "Going Rogue" hits shelves next week, and Palin herself will hit the road, too. She's scheduled to appear in 13 cities and towns in seven days, starting in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Nov. 18 and ending in Orlando, Florida on Nov. 24. The book tour may continue, but no other dates have been announced.

If fans want to follow her book tour, they could try to do so in person -- an enthusiastic fan might be able to get from the Fort Wayne book-signing to the one in Noblesville, Ind., in time to catch her at both sites. Or fans  could go the Internet route and friend her on Facebook. And, of course, follow her on Twitter.

Palin's Twitter account, SarahPalinUSA, which is based around her book and the book tour, has gained more than 2,500 followers in the last 12 hours. Currently, 11,633 people on Twitter are following the former governor of Alaska/former vice presidential candidate/author.

How many people is SarahPalinUSA following? Exactly zero.

So no one can call Sarah Palin a follower.

-- Carolyn Kellogg

Photo: Sarah Palin. Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

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