What is Twitter? Twitter is
a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. Mobile Texting SMS The Web Products built on our API It’s the pulse of what is happening with the people, organizations, and events you care about—delivered immediately, wherever you are.
“San Diego is surrounded by
raging wildfires, and local residents are frantic for up-to- the minute news. But with the local media overwhelmed and the national media offering scant details about local services, some crafty web users are turning to Twitter to get the word out.” —Wired “Every moment of the attacks has been documented in harrowing detail on Twitter, with new messages published from mobile phones every second as people described the scenes around them.” —The Age Urgent Events Worldwide