It has also proven to be a powerful tool when it comes to bringing people together.
That could mean anything from sports fans connecting from points all around of the world to family members reuniting. And, from time to time. it can even serve as a free dating service, whether those involved intended it to or not.
That's exactly how it worked out for the 24-year-old ace of the New York Mets staff, Matt Harvey, who's seemingly innocent tweet from two weeks ago ended up helping him land a date with supermodel Anne Vyalitsyna.
According to US Weekly, the two met briefly during the New York Rangers May 6 playoff game at Madison Square Garden and then ending up taking the same elevator ride when the game was over.
That prompted the following tweet from Harvey:
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— Matt Harvey (@MattHarvey33) May 7, 2013