Twitter is a microblogging platform that began in 2006. It has since exploded in popularity and is used by businesses, celebrities, athletes, spammers and everyone in between. So why should you use Twitter? There are several reasons.
The first is that however popular Twitter is now, it only stands to get more popular and you should grab the username you want now before it is gone. Another reason is simply to keep up with Internet trends and especially if you have kids. Knowing what Read the rest of this entry »
Plenty of major online social networks, such as Facebook and WhoSay, provide tools for celebrity and fan interaction.
What makes Twitter different?
Twitter has received praise for providing a better platform for real-time, spur of the moment fan engagement.
With the Twitter “Follow” option, fans receive a steady flow of personal thoughts, observations and news from their favorite celebrities in their Twitter “streams.” They can also create public and private lists that display tweets from specific celebrities Read the rest of this entry »
There are still a lot of people who are resisting the move to Twitter. They see this website as something that is childish and a waste of time. However, these are often the thoughts of people who have never used it before. As it turns out, there are actually plenty of benefits to using Twitter for business purposes. You can gain followers and add a lot of clout to your business by just using this social network.
Twitter is the most instant social media website that Read the rest of this entry »
It’s hard for some people to fathom how a networking service that only lets you post 140-character blurbs could possibly have anything good to say about anything. However, we as human beings, are quite good at adapting and if you give us a 140-character limitation, we’ll find a way to make it work. Case in point: the news.
Lots of different news sources have flocked to Twitter and while full-length articles can’t quite fit into the word limit, that doesn’t stop anyone from posting links to where the actual news can be found. In many ways, Twitter and it’s tagging feature makes it easy for people to find the news they want without having to watch it on television.
If it’s interesting, Twitter’s probably talking about it. Even tech news. Like, for example, just to give you an idea: I’m sure many of you satellite internet customers who go to http://www.satelliteinternetspecials.net probably already knew this, but I had no idea Jupiter was more than just a planet. Long short of it is that it’s their new satellite scheduled to launch and completely turn the tide in the internet provider wars.
This is what I mean. You can find news on almost anything thanks to stuff like Twitter. You might even find the news the networks don’t consider newsworthy.
When it comes to social media sites, there can be a lot of pros and cons to them. Since they’re beneficial to business people or people who run websites, it can often be questioned as to why teenagers and young children are using them.
If you’re asking yourself whether or not your child should be using a site like Twitter, here are the pros and cons:
Pros: The pros of having your child use a site like Twitter are the fact that they can keep in touch with their friends and family members. They can also Read the rest of this entry »
With all of the recent social network communities taking off, Twitter seems to be among one of the most popular. It gives users the ability to update the world with a second by second play of what is going on in their lives. However, as popular as social networking sites like Twitter have been, there are those out there who are concerned about their safety. The fears that some people have about these sites are not fictional, with an increase of identity Read the rest of this entry »
Social networking. Those two words carry so much meaning. If you know anything about social networking then you know that one of the most popular social networking mediums is called Twitter. But what is Twitter? Is it worth my time? Do I REALLY need to be involved? To answer the last question: no, you do not need to be involved. However, if you want to connect with millions of people all across the globe, receive instant gratification every time you check for new tweets, Read the rest of this entry »
Twitter is quickly becoming the most popular social networking site. Celebrities from Kim Kardashian to Ashton Kutcher use Twitter to communicate with their fans and to let them know whats going on in the celebrity world. Twitter was created by Jack Dorsey and was launched in July 2006. Since then, the social networking site has a had a staggering 175 million registered users.
Twitter is not only user friendly and free but it also is the main form of communication from celebrities to their fans. With Twitter, you can simply get Read the rest of this entry »
As with all social networking, the beginning is always the toughest spot. When you first enter the world of Twitter, you have zero followers, so you say to yourself: “I want to be popular!”. This striving for popularity is good; it leads you to follow many people in hopes that you follow back. So, after spending three hours of your Friday night following everyone from Obama to Bill Nye The Science Guy you decide to take a nap.
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