Twitter is a micro-blogging service that allows friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to the simple question “What are you doing?

This video is a quick and plain-English intro the micro-blogging service Twitter.


Personally, I don’t care about the “tweets” from people who simply say “I’m eating dinner” or “I’m going to bed.” But I do enjoy tweets that comment on great things they just read, cool Web sites they just found, or epiphanies they just had.

If you like Twitter, you may want to check out Twhirl, a desktop tool for Twitter users. It allows you to do almost everything you can on Twitter but in a small window that resembles an IM chat window.

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