Twitter Helps Reunite Man With Olympic Ticket Within Hours

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August 15, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

A lost Olympic ticket was returned to its owner within hours — all through the power of Twitter.

Cameron Montgomery, 29, found the ticket on the morning of Aug. 3 at a train station just north of London. Valued at nearly £300 (almost USD $500), it was for an athletics event that very evening.

But rather than attend one of the Games’ most popular events, Montgomery opted to find the ticket’s rightful owner by combing through social media.

“With each ticket having a name on it, I went about looking for the person on the Internet, looking at Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but didn’t really hit with anything,” he tells Mashable in an email.

(Montgomery later discovered…
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