Most people use the update feature to let other people know what they’re doing at that given moment — so often you see quick notes such as “Baking a cake for my in-laws” or “Going to work out on the treadmill.” You can attach videos, photos, or links to interesting pages on the web.

If you’re posting your update from your Profile page, you can add places or Life Events.

For many of them, they get so excited that they don’t even validate the news they come across first. accidental death of Owen Wilson, etc) proliferate through the extensive network of Facebook.

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First made available to those online in August 2006, Twitter allows users to send messages, known as “tweets” from a computer or a mobile device like a mobile phone, Blackberry or i Phone.

Users of the service are asked to post messages of no more than 140 characters and those messages are delivered to others who have signed up to receive them such as family, friends or colleagues.

The posting of statuses is the most basic kind of sharing because it only requires the use of words to express ourselves, our thoughts and opinions.

I’m sure you’ve come across various types of Facebook status updates and might have realized that they can be categorized into different genres.

As of December 2008, 11% of online American adults said they used a service like Twitter or another service that allowed them to share updates about themselves or to see the updates of others.

Just a few weeks earlier, in November 2008, 9% of internet users used Twitter or updated their status online and in May of 2008, 6% of internet users responded yes to a slightly different question, where users were asked if they used “Twitter or another ‘microblogging’ service to share updates about themselves or to see updates about others.” Of the standalone applications that enable short messaging to a network of friends, Twitter is the most well known.

By Marsha Collier Updating your Facebook status is where the fun really begins.

In the long, thin rectangle that appears at the top of either of your Facebook pages, type in your status — some words about what’s going on with you at the moment.

Everyone knows that the Jews are racist people so is the French but what I don't get why do I want to go and live in a country that is racist towards black people.

The Jews come from blacks they are not white but BLACK.

Twitter’s open development platform allows outside developers to build add-on applications to expand the service’s functionality.