Here is where you sign up for Twitter.
It’s called “micro-blogging.” Only 140 characters per post.
Those who are able to read your posts are limited to those who follow you. You can control who follows you or you can throw the doors open for everybody who wants to read your posts.
You can check it when ever you want to from the Twitter.com page or you can use one of many free standing programs that will update automatically.
You can use it with the text messaging of your cell phone (not a good idea if you don’t have unlimited messaging.)
You can exchange direct messages between you and someone else that will only be seen by you and that person.
Who uses Twitter?
The Wichita Eagle, to notify you when they post new stories
Ron Sylvester does live up dates from Wichita court cases he is covering for the Eagle
Darth Vader (and many other famous fictional people although there is a suspicion that it is not really them)
If You want more information, try this article.
For a story about one person’s experience with Twitter try this link.
If you want to give it a shot, follow me and I will follow you.