As you probably know, Twitter is a social networking website where
users post “tweets” (essentially a short message or ‘status update’)
about what they are doing at a particular point in time. A “tweet” can only be up to 140 characters in length, so the messages are very short – ie. It is micro-blogging, rather than full length blog posts. A tweet can be a short message or a message to another user, and it can include words, numbers and even hyperlinks...