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.org http://bit.ly/KoQwn #tedkennedy Please RT
Cross-posted to the Twitter Room