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Twitter, a micro-blogging site with 4.43 million unique monthly visitors, is often compared to a coffee house or the water cooler, where people meet to chat about the latest trend or hottest topic, but it's become more than that. It's a giant conversation where you dip in and out at will, choosing what trends or information you tap into.
|Fast, steep growth||Servers can't always keep up with demand|
|Free; currently no advertising||Way too much spam|
|140-character limit keeps messages brief||140-character limit reduces expression|
|Topic trend tracking makes keeping informed easy||Hard to track discussion threads|
|Becoming a search engine into itself||Many haven't figured out how to use it right, yet|
|Following others is easy||Easy for critics to use as a forum|
|Blocking others is easy||Can't tell when someone has blocked you|
|Has separate Direct Messaging for privacy||Tendency to market instead of communicate|
|Easy to join, find followers||Recent target of hackers, viruses, spammers|
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