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Twitter
Twitter is a very popular online messaging and social media / communication application that limits messages to 140 characters.

Who is using this technology?

Jennifer
I am setting up a twitter account to use as a ‘success tip of the week’ communication.
Bill
I've used this in the past to broadcast messages and announcements to students. It works well, and you can use hashtags to track announcements specific class.
Joe
I use Twitter to keep up with the latest news stories.
Ron
I primarily use Twitter to keep in touch with my colleagues in the "geotwittersphere". It's an excellent way to stay up to date with the happenings of the moment. When the next big earthquake hits the US I'm as likely to hear about it first on Twitter as any other media.
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