The family of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) set up a Twitter page late Wednesday night to distribute news about the funeral arrangements and memorials to supporters.

The family set up @kennedynews as "the Official Twitter account of the family of the late senator, Edward M. Kennedy," according to the biography of the account.

The family's Twitter page has also been tagging news on their tweets with "#tedkennedy".

The family has written three tweets:
This is the official account of the Kennedy family and staff. Will be used for info about memorial and funeral activities. #tedkennedy

Please RT - follow @kennedynews for official information about memorial and funeral activities for Senator Kennedy. #tedkennedy

Details about memorial events for Senator Ted Kennedy now live at #tedkennedy Please RT

Cross-posted to the Twitter Room