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What is Twitter ? – Features

Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service which enables to broadcast short messages (limited to just 140 characters) to your friends, family, co–workers or so called “followers” in real-time.

You can communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question like: What are you doing?

Message restriction of 140 characters has resulted in Twitter being labeled “micro blogging” and gained a lot of buzz with its platform for sharing messages in short.

Twitter and it’s features

  1. Twitter allows you to send and read other users updates (known as tweets)
  2. Twitter messages(tweets) are limited to 140 characters (microblogging)
  3. You can send and receive updates via the Twitter website, SMS(text messages), RSS (receive only), emails or a third party application.
  4. You can restrict delivery to your circle of friends (delivery to everyone is the default).
  5. You can use third party application such as Tweetie, Twitterrific, and Feedalizr to send Twitter messages.
  6. You can search for people by name or user name, import friends from other networks, or invite friends via email. I
  7. You can register at twitter sign up page and tweet!

If you suspect a fake or suspicious twitter email that pretend to come from Twitter, you can report it to Twitter

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