Many knowledge workers like Twitter. I’m not a fan. We’ll leave criticisms for another day. For now let’s just say I don’t find it as useful as other applications in the social networking toolbox. Twitter is probably at the peak of inflated expectations on the Gartner Hype Cycle at this moment. And the potential for spam-style abuse is huge.
However, many of my friends and colleagues swear by Twitter so it can’t be all bad.
While getting started guides to twitter guide are a dime a dozen, t
his tutorial from CIO magazine is one of the best. It doesn’t gush, talks about why you might bother and what you can expect to find.