This guide is for those of you who are pretending to act like Twitter is silly, but are really, secretly wanting to give it a try :) I thought it was the goofiest thing I'd ever heard of, but my snoopiness got the better of me and I spent a few months playing with it. I have found it to be a great way to get to know people who are thinking and exchanging information about ideas and topics I’m interested in.
So, if you’re just the tiniest bit curious, here is a very basic guide for what it’s all about. If you’re a hard-core Tweep, this isn’t for you.
Twitter 101: An Explanation For The Curious But Uninitiated
Twitter is a pretty cutting edge Web 2.0 internet phenomenon and it’s easy to think it’s only for teenagers and twenty-something’s. But, like Facebook, it’s actually being used more and more by the more mature of us. Who says middle-aged women can’t be cutting edge??
Here is an overview of Twitter that describes what it is and why you might just enjoy it.
Have you heard people talking about something called Twitter? It's the newest social communication tool and people are flocking to it.
The Commoncraft folks make some great videos that explain these technologies so us non-geeks can understand them. This one is no exception. Watch it and you can be in the know with your kids and co-workers!