Why Twitter?

What’s happening Boomers?

It  occurred to me that some of you may want to know why you should join Twitter since there are other things you can do on the Internet.  Most of you are already using a cell phone, and email. Some of you are on Facebook; some are texting.  Some of you are thinking the whole social media “thing ” is out of control! You have as much info as you can stand!

Why Twitter?  Well, other than the fact I am on Twitter (smile), below are some of the reasons i joined.

I found the following explanation  to be one of the best, and check the date it was written!  2007!

Click the link to the website if you want to create an account and get a detailed description about how Twitter works.

For those of you who want a more graphic description how to join  Twitterland, i will be providing that in the near  future, or  you can join at the surprising addresses below.

In the meanwhile, Newbie’s who take the plunge, let me hear your comments after you join.

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March 15, 2007 4:15 PM PDT

Newbie’s guide to Twitter

If you’re not using Twitter yet, you may feel as if you’ve missed out. Twitter has not only tipped the tuna, but by some estimations, it has already jumped the shark. Don’t be put off by its excessive popularity with SXSW geeks or by the whining of Twitter haters who missed the fun. Twitter is an interesting and practical real-time messaging system for groups and friends. It’s just not completely obvious how to get into the “club.” So, here’s a newbie’s guide to this new platform. We don’t cover every feature of Twitter, but this should help get you started.

What is Twitter?

Twitter is an online service that enables you to broadcast short messages to your friends or “followers.” It also lets you specify which Twitter users you want to follow so you can read their messages in one place.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/newbies-guide-to-twitter/#ixzz1Ni3kpJEl

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Guess what ?  You can even follow the President?

http://twitter.com/BARACKOBAMA

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Missing Oprah?  Want to know what she’s doing?   🙂

http://twitter.com/OPRAH

Looking forward to hearing about your favorite people to follow 🙂 !

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