Twitter Fills a Communication Void

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When attending the Web Community Forum a few weeks back I decided to start using Twitter on a regular basis after seeing how many conversations I was missing out on. I suggested that I might even be addicted to Twitter. Today, Matthew Ingram delves a little deeper into what is taking place when we use Twitter. Twitter provides a unique platform for communicating and has its own rules, the same way that chatrooms and IRC channels do.

I can opt to spend ten to thirty minutes responding to someone via a blog post or I can take ten to thirty seconds posting a response via Twitter.



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