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- join_the_buzz! Create your free Twitter account and keep up with family, friends, business contacts, and issues that interest you in real time.
find_friends Search for people you know, see if any of your contacts have Twitter accounts, invite friends to join, and then follow their tweets.
start_Twittering Post updates online or use your mobile phone. Send replies and direct messages to your friends, and save your favorite tweets.
find_stuff with basic and advanced word searches or search by locations, dates, or URLs, then monitor search results with RSS or tweet them to others.
share_your_feed by putting an app on FaceBook, displaying Twitter updates on your Blogger site, or, adding a Twitter widget to your Web site or MySpace® page.
extend_Twitter with third-party tools for managing, tracking, and Twitter clients; gadgets and widgets; and Twitter Web sites
tweet_on! Share photos and videos; schedule tweets; follow Twitter trends; create a Twitter poll; do group tweets, and more!
paul_mcfedries is the author of sixty books which have sold more than three million copies worldwide. Follow him on Twitter @Wordspy
About the Author
is a technical writer who has been authoring computer books since 1991. He has more than 60 books to his credit, which together have sold more than three million copies worldwide. His current titles include the Wiley books MySpace Visual Quick Tips
, Internet Simplified
, iPhone 3G Portable Genius
, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs
, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows Vista
. Paul is also the proprietor of Word Spy, a Web site devoted to new words and phrases (see www.wordspy.com). Paul lives in Toronto with his wonderful wife, Karen, and their silly dog, Gypsy. Please visit Paul’s personal Web site at www.mcfedries.com, or follow him on Twitter using his Twitter accounts @paulmcf, @wordspy, and @citizencoin.