Have you ever heard of Twitter? It is a micro-blogging and social networking websites that allows you to post 140 character message to different people. It is like a free text messaging system that allows you to send messages to your Twitter friends. It is widely used right now but I don’t know if many Filipinos are using this online “phenomena”. I think not because when I checked on the Google Trends with a Geographical Location: Philippines, to see if many Filipinos searched for the keyword: twitter, the site returns “Your terms – twitter – do not have enough search volume to show graphs.” which only means that few are twitting and following twitters. When I search for the keyword: friendster, a rising chart of line graph can be seen which only shows that many Filipinos are fond of the said social networking website: Friendster.com. Actually I have an account on Friendster, but I’m not that photogenic and I don’t have a lot of pictures to display so I’m not maintaining it frequently.

If you wish to look for more information about Twitter and how can you make use of it, you can read some of this article from http://www.crunchbase.com/company/twitter and from Techcrunch’s article Why Twitter Hasn’t Failed: The Power of Audience. If you have existing Twitter account, you can follow me at http://twitter.com/bleuken.

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