What the Hell is Twitter?

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    I just signed up for it and as near as I can tell it's like...well I don't know what it's like. Are you supposed to follow people around and Twit them? Seriously? You have that much free time?
     
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    It's a dumb fad, it will go away.
     
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    i ask the same question....they answered....i still dont have a clue...it is another social networking thing....i think its like a quick update thing..where you can send a message in mass....to everyone on your contact list.
     
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    But WHY?

    Are we so discontented with our own lives that we have to know what's going on with others? Or have we just become that nosy? :eusa_eh:
     
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    It is a fad but could be useful since all media are on twitter. Let's say you are somewhere and you see something, you can tweet via your cell phone to a media outlet of what you are seeing and or to warn the public. I don't use it because I am not out and about nor do I pay for DATA transfer on my cell phone.
     
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    I think DavidS uses it as a way to pick up chicks.
     
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    Generally another distraction to see how many fans you can acquire to follow your every "thought".
    It seemed a good tool in the Iraq protests, but mainly a status symbol if you have a large following.
     
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    I thought a "Twitter" was a fan of the late, great, Conway Twitty... Shows you how much I know.:lol:
     
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    Oh, and I think you're "tweeting" them; not "twitting" them.

    My SIL does that and I don't get it...
     
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    Again - WHY?
     

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