th_Twitter-2.pngTwitter


Description

Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows people to broadcast messages about what they're doing and allows them to read other peoples' updates. It can be done from a cell phone, or computer, allowing people to make up-to-the-minute changes and allow their friends to see their current status at any given moment via SMS messages or the Twitter website. These updates or messages are known as Tweets, these Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. Twitter was founded in March of 2006 and according to Bloomberg.com, in September of 2008, it has gained over 3 Million Accounts

th_twitter-network-1.pngth_twitter.gif


Applications

Twitter is mostly used as a social networking and a micro-blogging tool. It can also be used to deliver one message to a large group of people without having to send it multiple times. It can also be linked with other social networking tools, such as Facebook in order to reach a larger group of friends. Applications such as Twittermobile allow the user to use Twitter on their mobile phones, while as Tweetie, Twinkle and Twitterrific are applications specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
twitter.png

Related Links

Twitter
Twittermobile
100 Most Popular Apps

Celebs With Twitter


Barack Obama
Britney Spears
Channing Tatum
Sara Bareilles