He has been silent since.

Since he joined Twitter on New Year’s Eve 2011—reportedly after attending a New Year’s party with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Murdoch has tweeted 1,122 times. That includes seven times on his first day. His usage is sporadic but declining.


Where Murdoch once tweeted multiple times each day, he has averaged less than one tweet per day on a rolling 30-day basis since April 18. (Fox’s media relations department didn’t immediately respond to our request for any explanation of the dropoff.)

If you’re missing the Twitter updates on Murdoch’s whereabouts, there is this Tumblr site with photos of the 83-year-old executive maintained by Natalie Ravitz, his chief of staff who is still tweeting at her normal levels. The Tumblr includes photos of him in Australia dated yesterday.

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