Never heard of it?
Twitter is the latest Social Networking craze that allows users to keep in touch with "followers" using almost every type of electronic communication tool -- email, web posts, instant messaging (IM), text message, voice recognition software and through integrated applications on Facebook, blogs, MySpace and more. Twitter is a microblogging application that is totally text based. Twitter posts or "tweets" are very, very brief (no more than 140 characters) and are meant to share quick tidbits of information for anyone who cares what you're doing.
Twitter has some incredible applications for public agencies including the parks and recreation world. For example --
If you still don't really get it -- read this USA Today story from earlier this week. The article does a good job explaining the rising popularity of this tiny (but powerful) tool. AND you can follow me on Twitter by clicking here.