Twitter is a free service that lets you send and read other users updates (called tweets). These are text-based posts like mobile phone txt messages. You are limited to 140 characters in length. You can access the updates through a page you set up on twitter.com - but there are also other ways you can get them such as through your Facebook page or through paid SMS.

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