Apple Finally Joins Twitter With an Eye Toward Socializing Its Customer Service

Attracts 25,000 followers in 2 hours

After years of eschewing social media, Apple has finally joined Twitter. This morning, the Cupertino, Calif.-based brand launched an account to "provide tips, tricks and helpful information when you need it most."

@laurenjohnson Lauren Johnson is a senior technology editor for Adweek, where she specializes in covering mobile, social platforms and emerging tech.