KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH
Twitter is a social networking, micro-blogging
service for reading quick, short updates a.k.a.
“tweets”. It’s maximum in text length is 140
characters, according to the video on
Twitting is very convenient. You can send a
micro- message via, e-mail, via phone, via-
blogger, via-my space or through Facebook.
It is the 3rd largest social network, the 1st being
Facebook and the 2nd My Space
When you become a registered member of
twitter, you can place restrictions on who your
groups of friends who you may want to send
quick message to. For example you can send your
family members a certain group message, or you
can send a group of friends another message.
Its states that delivery to everyone in the
groups is set as a default. So one needs to be
careful when texting inappropriate messages to
family members and vice-versa.
Twitter can be used for some small businesses in
communicating with employees who are mainly
positioned out in the field. Perhaps, contacting
workers the status of a delivery or update
results on construction sites. It can be used in
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