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Explaining how Twitter Works

Written by Dave Peterson

Social networking has become the talk of the town today. Almost every person around the globe has registered himself in a number of social networking website by the way of creating an account on the concerned website. This is somehow very entertaining and interesting. After all, networking has never been monotonous. One such social networking platform is Twitter. Ever since its inception, this platform has created a great buzz among the people because of its interesting features and functioning. If you are a natïve to Twitter and are apprehensive in terms of operating it, here is a help. Let us see how it works.

Technology framework of Twitter: –

Technically speaking, the interface of twitter takes utility from the Ruby on Rails framework. The handling of messages on this platform is taken care by the software that is written in Scala, its very own programming language. The framework aids the combination of web services and the applications followed by their interaction. Twitter carries out its search functionality by the way of hashtags that are used to make a search of specific topics, messages, etc. Users at Twitter make the use of SMS to correspond with each-other by the way of five gateway numbers.

How to register yourself?

Twitter is basically a social networking platform where you are allowed to exchange your thoughts, opinions, etc on various subjects by the way of tweets. In order to register yourself with this platform, you are required to sign up with the website by the way of your email id. Your email id is your registration key. After giving all the important and significant details such as your name, date of birth, etc about you, Twitter then creates your account by the way of your email id and password. The password is to be kept secret. Once you are signed up correctly, your encounter with the website begins.

How does Twitter work?

You are required to make short posts about anything you want at Twitter. However, you are restricted to 140 characters only. These short posts are known as tweets and have been named as to the reference of chirping of the birds. In addition to posting, you can search for your friends and celebrities and follow them. After following them, you can take a view of their latest tweets, photos, etc. They can follow you back and do the same. You can tweet about all the latest topics here.

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Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson
Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible.

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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