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Twitter for Trainers by Kella B. Price

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T here are more than 175 million accounts on Twitter, and its search engine processes 1.6 billion requests each day. Are you missing out on all of the buzz?

Twitter is rapidly becoming known as a great research tool, a way to communicate with clients and colleagues, and a place to share knowledge instantaneously. Twitter can be used by workplace learning professionals in conducting training as well.

So what is Twitter? Twitter is a combination of a microblog and a social network. Users can post text-based messages (known as “tweets”) of up to 140 characters in length, which are then viewed by users who are “following” their accounts.

Twitter facts:

  • There are 175 million registered users, and new users are signing up at the rate of 300,000 per ...

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