WHAT'S ALL THE TWITTER ABOUT?

Friday, July 03, 2009

Posted by Deeba PAB

Twittering changed a part of my life, for the better. About an year ago, I read about an article about Twitter & how this micro blogging application is changing the world. At the time, I understood it minimally, but it held my attention. Eventually, I began twittering, after being coerced into it by my bunch of foodie friends, and it changed a part of my life. I find that twittering brings people closer, bridges gaps and helps build long lasting relationships. Being part of this forum, allows you to think about issues differently, sometimes 'out of the box'. More people mean more perspectives, in harmonious balance, because you choose who to follow! Do you Twitter? Has it changed your life?

What's Twitter all about?
By accepting messages from sms, web, mobile web, instant message, or from third party API projects, Twitter makes it easy for folks to stay connected. Simplicity has played an important role in Twitter's success. People are eager to connect with other people and Twitter makes that simple. Twitter asks one question, "What are you doing?" Answers must be under 140 characters in length and can be sent via mobile texting, instant message, or the web.
What I like about Twitter ...
  • Always someone to tweet to at any given time night or day
  • Can catch up with friends in uno momento
  • Can join like minded groups - foodie, medical, parenting etc, & find passionate people
  • Make new friends who are a treasure & absolute fun
  • Meet up with bloggers that you might not be able to keep up with otherwise
  • ALWAYS someone who says good morning or good night to you with a HUGE smile!
  • 'Tweeples' are the most fun & helpful people. Just a tweet with a question or dilemma & rest assured, there's bound be a solution soon, if not many
  • Photo uploads to share take a couple of seconds
  • News breaks fastest here. Is Twitter the Face of 21st Century News? ... but sometimes the reliability is in question
  • It's easy to lend support to a political/social movement. Currently quite a few of us are 'draped in green' to lend support to the situation in Iran

Twitter is addictive & gobbles away a large part of your day if you aren't careful. Sometimes I need to be peeled away from twitter. It's fun, not eactly or easily describable, but a whole lot of FUN!

To get twittering, all you need to do is get an account on Twitter, & then get a desktop application/tool to make life easier. Some tools are TweetDeck , Twhirl, Twitter Gadget, Twitterrific, Twitterfeed and TwitThis. Check out lots more applications here, & get twittering!!

This post was written by Deeba

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1 comments:

Whats ur twitter id? I can be followed @veen1828

Praveen R. said...
August 6, 2009 at 6:23:00 AM GMT+2  

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