At last, a creative person was able to explain twitter in a way the was understandable to me. Maybe this will help some other technologically challenged people.
Twitter: The Good, The Bad, The OMG! « QuinnCreative: “If you don’t use Twitter yet, but have a burning desire to know about it, maybe I can help. Maybe not. By the time I click “Publish” on this post, everything may be different. Still, I’m going to try.
Twitter is a website on which anyone can write about anything as long as it takes up 140 characters or less. (A character is a keystroke.) Posts are called tweets. People who use Twitter are called Tweeple. Twitter users are a real slice of life–there are serious business people, scammers, stoners, intelligentsia, cat lovers, event-goers, and at least one mature writer-trainer-artist. (That’s me.)”