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Twitter in Plain English [Video]

You already know I’m a major twitter advocate and use it avidly- we’ve talked about how to set it up, why to use it and what the symbols mean, but, there’s no way I can explain it better than Common Craft, so just watch the video, then click here to follow Agent Genius and here to follow me!

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Don’t forget to add your twitter name in the comments- h/t to, great job guys!

Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Jim

    March 6, 2008 at 5:43 am

    I love these guys. They do a phenomenal job of taking seemingly complex subjects – RSS, blogs, Twitter – and making them comprehensible by all. What a gift.

  2. Ravi Shah

    March 6, 2008 at 6:58 am

    Thanks for finding this and sharing. I’ve tried to get my friends to sign up but I don’t think they quite get the point. Maybe this will help!

  3. Ben Martin

    March 6, 2008 at 7:47 am

    Yay! Thanks for posting this explanation. Only Lee could explain Twitter so concisely. I’m @bkmcae if you want to follow.

  4. Steven

    March 6, 2008 at 10:49 am

    That was a great video. I understand twitter now, sort of anyway. I will just have to do it more to totally get it, but I now get the idea behind it. my twitter is T_O_Real_Estate.

  5. Daniel Rothamel, The Real Estate Zebra

    March 6, 2008 at 11:10 am

    You know where to find me– @RealEstateZebra

  6. Missy Caulk

    March 6, 2008 at 3:31 pm

    Good to see you, I love this video… found it the AM at 5:00 and posted on AR. They are the ones that explained RSS to me and I finally got it.

  7. Andy Kaufman

    March 17, 2008 at 1:56 pm

    Another awesome video from Common Craft. Like their stuff? follow Lee on Twitter: @leelefever

    Me? I’m just @andykaufman

  8. Mike Langford

    March 25, 2008 at 11:19 am


    This video is fantastic! I need to get in touch with the people who created it.


  9. Keith Parnell

    January 1, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    Thanks, Lani for pointing us to the video.

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