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What is Twitter?

Twitter.com is an online social networking website similar to myspace.com or facebook.com. It distinguishes itself from other sites through its limit of 140 characters per post in your own personalized blog. This system allows you to quickly update your blog without the pressure of writing out a long post, streamlining the flow of information between you and your contacts. By changing Twitter has revolutionized the flow of information.Twitter has revolutionized the flow of information.the size of the thing, you change the thing itself. For example you can easily Twitter what you’re doing or where you’ll be tonight so that all your friends will know, or even use it for business networking with suppliers and workers or announcing new deals to the public. Twitter essentially takes the blogging concept and combines it with instant messaging and forum posting to allow for quick and easy conversation in a public venue. Twitter allows you to become a follower of other people’s postings so that you’re always up to date on what’s going on. If you like IMs, forums, blogs, or myspace, then you’ll love Twitter. You should also check out Qaiku.

by Kimberly Prescott on Sun, 01/03/2010 - 19:13

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