What is Twitter?
Twitter is a website that lets visitors write short messages (limited to 140 characters) that answer the perennial question: What are you doing?
Twitter began as a way for employees to communicate within organisations, but gradually expanded as a way for friends, colleagues and contacts to share their news, thoughts and interesting discoveries with each other.
If you want to have a conversation online, you might use email or instant messaging. But if you want other people to ‘overhear’ your conversation, allowing them to join in, then Twitter is the perfect medium. Read More