Twitter is changing the way we do business, how we get our news and communicate with one another.
Barbara Walters just signed up for a free Twitter account today and sent her first Tweet online.
But one of the coolest things on Twitter when you log in and go to the home page, on the right-hand side of the page you'll see below the Twiter search box a "Trending Topics" that lists 10 topics that are hot and buzzing on Twitter at the time.
That's how I found out that Stephen Hawking was ill. And I learned about some new Tweetie Mac app that's hot now. So especially if you write about breaking news, Twitter is one more way to find out what's breaking and write about it first possibly.
If you're on Twitter anyway a lot, it's a good way to see what people are Tweeting a lot about -- and I'll bet you a "dollar to a doughnut" as my Mommy used to say -- that Twitter will keep breaking news before the traditional websites do.
Like the time the person sent the first link to the first pic of that downed plane in the Hudson via Twitter.
I'm lovin' Twitter so far...