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    What is Twitter

    So what is Twitter? Would someone inform me? I heard people talking about it and wondered what it is and if its fun.


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    Re: What is Twitter

    Living under a rock lately? j/k

    Twitter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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    Re: What is Twitter

    It's basically a site for people who have a need to constantly update the rest of the world what they're doing every minute of the day. Kind of like Facebook status updates, but more detailed. See with Facebook you can update your status to let everyone know you're going to go take a dump, but with Twitter you can let everyone know in real time how the dump is going.

    Wait a sec, aren't you a teenager? I thought teenagers were supposed to know this kind of stuff, and clue the old people in...


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    Re: What is Twitter

    it's a waste of time.



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    Re: What is Twitter

    Other than some interesting links that I get from time to time, it's pretty freaking boring. And to "update" the world, you have only so many characters, which means you can't say anything of substance in one post. For instance, about half of this post would fit.



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    Re: What is Twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    Living under a rock lately? j/k

    Twitter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Hasn't college taught you not to use wikipedia as as source? It has absolutely zero accuracy and its all lies. Its not possible for it to have good info ever.


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    Re: What is Twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    It's basically a site for people who have a need to constantly update the rest of the world what they're doing every minute of the day. Kind of like Facebook status updates, but more detailed. See with Facebook you can update your status to let everyone know you're going to go take a dump, but with Twitter you can let everyone know in real time how the dump is going.

    Wait a sec, aren't you a teenager? I thought teenagers were supposed to know this kind of stuff, and clue the old people in...
    Haha I am a teenager but i bet about 5% of my school has it. None of me or my friends do it.


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    Re: What is Twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    See with Facebook you can update your status to let everyone know you're going to go take a dump, but with Twitter you can let everyone know in real time how the dump is going.



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    Re: What is Twitter

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4EoN4nr5FQ]YouTube - Stephen Colbert has Twatted on the Today Show[/ame]

    that is all.


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    Re: What is Twitter

    Twitter is becoming a way of life in College Athletics as well...

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    Re: What is Twitter

    Prepare to enter the twitter-sphere.

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    Re: What is Twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    Prepare to enter the twitter-sphere.

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    Haha, that's great.

    ...but seriously, Twitter is just a micro-blogging service. I personally really enjoy it, plus my updates go to a block on my personal blog/website. I enjoy following my friends on it as well, as most things that people post there are not worth calling about.

    Much, much better than Facebook at this point, imho. Different experience, but if I had to choose it wouldn't even be close.



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    Re: What is Twitter

    twitter is for people who's lives aren't very interesting so they bask in the glory of other people to make themselves feel important.


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    Re: What is Twitter

    I'm following some people that actually provide interesting info... the Cubs beat writer for the Chicago Sun Times (@cst_cubs), Sean Keeler (@SeanKeeler), and Keith Murphy (@keithmurphy13)



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