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Twitter Descriptions

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Challenged with trying to describe Twitter to your friends?


According to the official Twitter FAQ, "Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can use it as a mini-blogging tool. Developers can use the API to make Twitter tools of their own. Possibilities are endless!"

You may have other ideas. "What is Twitter?," here are more Twitteresque descriptions.

Note: As you come across descriptions on the Web, please link to them here.

Complete this sentence: Twitter is...






  • "...an RSS feed to every boring aspect of your friend’s lives," according to Helen A.S. Popkin, MSNBC contributor, Twitter Nation: Nobody cares what you're doing (Then again, if you don't get it, that must mean you're totally too old.) on May 2, 2007


Descriptions For The Uninitiated


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