What is Twitter?
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/twitter101Most people know that Twitter is a micro-blogging network of real-time updates limited to 140 characters or less, but few people understand how they might benefit from it. The truth is, Twitter is used by many people for many different things. Today's Twitter is less about "What are you doing?" and more about "What's going on?" It has emerged as a source for discovery, with a focus on sharing relevant information, and engaging in conversation. What is Twitter, and why should you care? This video introduces you to the many ways it can be used, from socializing, to checking your flight status, to finding out what's on special at your favorite local restaurant.If you are interested in learning more about this topic, please visit our site to view the entire tutorial on our website. It includes instructional text, informational graphics, examples, and even interactives for you to practice and apply what you've learned.