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Twitter in Plain English

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So, what are you doing? Its one of the questions we often ask friends and family. Even if the answer is just mowing the lawn or cooking dinner its interesting to us, it makes us feel connected and a part of eachothers lives. Unfortionately most of our day to day lives are hinted from people that care, of course we have e-mail, and phone and blogs to keep us connected. But you would'n send an e-mail to a friend to tell him you're having coffe. Your friend doesn't need to know that, but, what about people that want to know about the little things that happen in your life? Real life happens between blog post and e-mails and now there is a way to share. This is Twitter in plain English Thanx to Twitter its possible to share short bide sides updates about your life, and follow the updates of people that matter to you the other web. Here is how it works. Meet Karla she is addicted to her mobile phone, reads blogs every day and has contacts all over the world she heard about Twitter and was skeptical. After some of her friends couldn't stop talking about it, she gave it a try. She sign up for free and saw the Twitter pages look a little like blogs with very short posts. Each page is personal and has updates from friends, she got started by looking at her friends on After finding a few, she cliked Follow to start seeing their updates on her Twitter page. Within hours, she began to see a different side of people she chose to follow. She didn't know that Steven in Seattle was a baseball fan or that Julia in London was reading a new investment book The little messages from Twitter paintes a picture of her friends, family and co-workers that she have never seen before it was the real world soon, she became a fan of Twitter and posted updates everyday her friends followed her updates and learned that she recently discovered a passion for Van Halen they can see call us live between blog post and e-mails for Karla Twitter worked because it was simple. The updates were always short, under 140 charachters plus, she can post updats and follow her friend's using the Twitter web site, software on her browser, a mobile phone or instant messages. By asking members to answer the question: What are you doing? Karla found that Twitter brought her closer to people that matter to her 140 charachters at a time Fin out what your friends are doing at I'm Lee LeFever and this has been Twitter in plain English on thw common craft show.

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Duration: 2 minutes and 25 seconds
Country: United States
Language: English
Genre: None
Views: 281
Posted by: lalita116 on May 27, 2011


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