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7 of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients

Jul 23, 2009, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Micro-blogging is all the rage these days. It is a webservice which allows the subscriber to send short text updates or micromedia such as photos or audio clips and publish them, either to be viewed by anyone or by a restricted group which can be chosen by the user. Subscribers can read microblog posts online or request that updates be delivered in real time to their desktop as an instant message or sent to a mobile device as an SMS text message. 

"With micro-blogging, posts are brief (typically 140 – 200 characters) and can be written or received with a variety of computing devices.

"Twitter is a popular social networking utility which has gained enormous popularity as a micro-blogging tool, with millions using the service across the globe. Indeed, Twitter is pretty much constantly in the news. It enables friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?"

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