And I don't get it! However, the blogosphere is posting like crazy about this somewhat new social networking phenomenon. I don't understand why anyone, including my own network, needs (or wants) to receive instant updates on what "Rich Hoeg is doing right now". Anyhow, check it out:
As a fyi, Ross is the CEO of SocialText. I met him last year at Wikimania, and he is one smart dude, and understands this stuff better than me!
An update on March 15th
My Corporate firewall does not like Twitter. It's blocked! While I don't always agree with sites that are blocked, in this case I do. Bandwidth is precious, and right now I don't see business value in Twitter. Here is Dave Winer's opinion. He is another very respected web guru (i.e.like Ross Mayfield).