(an application that is accessed via a web browser over a network such as the Internet or an intranet .)
and provides means for users to interact over the internet
(The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) to serve billions of users worldwide) , such as e-mail and instant messaging )
Bebo , Hi5 , StudiVZ In Germany iWiW (mostly in Hungary), Tuenti (mostly in Spain), Decayenne , Tagged , XING ;, Badoo and Skyrock in parts of Europe;[ Orkut and Hi5 in South America and Central America ; and Friendster , Mixi , Multiply , Orkut , Wretch , renren and Cyworld in Asia and the Pacific Islands and Orkut and Facebook in India.
All users can send and receive tweets via the Twitter website, Short Message Service (SMS) or external applications. While the service itself costs nothing to use, accessing it through SMS may incur phone service provider fees.
Here are some ways for you to consider: Provide real time learning nuggets to either current or prospective users - demographics of usage:18-24 and 25-34 age range (Millennial (Student) and Generation Xer’s that It seems there can be a host of applications for teaching as well as providing knowledge to follow-up a learning event.) Follow-up to asynchronous webcasts - Twitter is a great tool for communicating and asking questions.
- The added benefit of this is that using Twitter to connect allows you to keep a record of all the questions and comments, in a manner similar to a blog post.
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