Tips for Parents
A Tweet Sheet: A Simple Explanation of the Twitter Phenomenon
Twitter is a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. Essentially, people are able to create an account that allows them to follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens. Whether its breaking news reports or updates from friends, people can find out what's happening via the Internet, their cell phone, their Facebook account and more.
Twitter has grown tremendously in the last two years, due in part to its simplicity. There's not really much to it! Once you've created an account, there is very little to manage. Users can choose who they want to "follow" and can access information when they want to. Twitter is all about connecting people. The program asks only one question: "What are you doing?" Answers must be under 140 characters in length and can be sent via mobile texting, instant messaging or the web.
Go ahead and get connected!
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