Become a Twitter Expert
Twitter has exploded into the mainstream recently, but plenty of us don't get what the fuss is about. CNET UK is here to help you become a Twitter ninja, with guides to getting started, going further, and even making money with the tweet elite.
Twitter is making headlines in the mainstream media, so, for anyone new to the social-messaging site, we present a guide to how to be awesome in 140 characters. Part two follows tomorrow
You've signed up to Twitter and you're bursting with ideas. It's time to have some fun, as we take you through the features that will make you a Twitter ninja
If your Twitter apps are giving you gyp, here's why -- and how to fix things.
We love Twitter, but we aren't so keen on the wait for it to roll out new features to all users. Even so, this latest update adds content previews and related tweets and we can't wait to get it.
Kanye West has joined Twitter, but follows only one man: Steven Holmes from Coventry
Twitter has decided to use its unparalleled social-media influence and networking insight to bring you, er, special offers with a service called @earlybird
Twitter has introduced embeddable tweets -- but we've spotted a simple hack to rewrite other users tweets
We asked 540 CNET UK users what they think of Twitter. Many who don't use it asked what the point of it was -- the rest answered them with a massive variety of uses
Twitter is introducing targeted advertisements to search results -- we look at how exactly the new ads will work, and the good and bad news for Twitter fans
Continuing our irregular series of user reviews, forum regular David Gilson tests the Symbian Twitter app Gravity
A new study argues that Twitter may be now be in decline, with data suggesting that the number of new sign-ups is decreasing, and the percentage of active users is shrinking too
Twitter has launched regional versions of its trending topics, which show what people are talking about. And among other things, they're talking about Danny Dyer
Seesmic gets touchy with Seesmic Look, a newbie-friendly desktop client with an interesting way of making money from Twitter
This weekend Seesmic Desktop for Windows was released. We rushed to download our copy -- we've had enough of Adobe Air munching through our system memory
Forget labradoodles and boob jobs. The current essential celebrity accessory is a Web 2.0 strategy -- here are the five who put the most effort into social networking this year
Twitter has delayed its Project Retweet feature as the controversy over its implementation rumbles on
Video game publishers, developers, journalists and gamers are all merrily tweeting away -- here are our picks of the best industry figures worth a follow
Which are the best apps to blast your voice into the twittersphere? We took a look at some popular platforms and tried to work out what the best application was for each
Twitter has begun rolling out new-look retweets, with a counter, to selected users. Not before time, we say
A spat between Stephen Fry and some guy on Twitter has us thinking about the nature of celebrity, and how Twitter breaks down the walls of fame
Twitter is testing a new feature that allows you to group your tweet buddies, and even share them Spotify-style
The development team at Twitter has released a mockup of its forthcoming retweet API, showing how the company is automating the reposting convention
Jajah has created a service that lets Twitter users call each other, as long as they follow each other and have an account with the VoIP provider
Ever wanted to see what people around you are tweeting about? Soon you can: Twitter is set to add location information to the metadata of each tweet
Project Retweet is set to make the popular practice of republishing other people's tweets an official feature of the site
O2 has revealed to CNET UK just how popular its free Twitter SMS service is, with over a million free messages sent to its customers via text message in just over 14 days
Twitter was inaccessible for several hours on Thursday afternoon, which the microblogging site blames on a denial-of-service attack
I have this problem: Whenever I see a celebrity's name trending on Twitter, I immediately assume they've died and I just haven't seen the news yet.
With a revamp to its home page, Twitter's mantra has changed to the less catchy "Share and discover what's happening right now, anywhere in the world"
The government has done what it does best: issued a hefty document, this time advising politicos and statesmen on how to use this Twitter thing everyone's banging on about
"Have you heard of this Twitter? What's it for?" A bemused parental query may become less common as the social-networking site changes its home page to explain itself better
If you've recently noticed a drop in the number of followers you have on Twitter, don't worry -- you haven't just become unpopular
O2 is introducing free SMS notifications from Twitter, with the option to tweet and reply straight from your phone wherever you are. Honestly, there's no escaping the tweet these days
Pingwire grabs the latest photos Twitter users have posted to TwitPic and displays them in a never-ending stream of thumbnails
Celebrity deaths took on epidemic proportions on Twitter recently when a hacker used the site's allied picture service to break into famous accounts and get all Mark Twain
There's a wealth of Web options to watch Wimbledon this fortnight: choose from online video and radio, mobile apps, blogs, games, podcasts and even Twitter. Anyone for twennis?
Crave isn't afraid to leave the roflmaos aside for a moment and tackle serious subjects, so here's a look at how tweets from Iran have made people take Twitter seriously
We can now tweet even in the midst of a deep bout of nerdstalgia, thanks to this brilliant Twitter app for the Commodore 64
You can now post individual shots direct to Twitter from Flickr, complete with a fancy Flic.kr shortened URL
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has taken to the company blog to respond to a lawsuit complaining of fake accounts and to detail the company's future plans to combat the problem
Microsoft has announced that Facebook and Twitter clients for the Xbox Live service are on the way, with the Facebook client expected in the autumn
Twitter has added popular trending topics to our sidebars, which is a good idea in theory -- but we reckon the feature is actually adding noise
Some of the most popular free pornography Web sites are getting only a fraction of the Web traffic Twitter is receiving, according to stats on Compete.com.
The micro-blogging site's co-founder Biz Stone has acknowledged that the company angered many users when it changed the way it displayed @replies in feeds
Twitter has given a boost to its notification messages, but they're still not a patch on the super-charged emails offered by Topify
TwitPub lets twitterers sell access to their updates, by registering their protected accounts with the service and setting a monthly fee. Will anyone pay for your nuggets of wisdom?
Michael Mooney, a 17-year-old living in Brooklyn, masterminded a series of worm attacks on the social-networking site to relieve his adolescent ennui
People try to put us down, just because we tweet around... talkin' 'bout my generation. Yes, Twitter's explosion in traffic is being driven by the older g-g-g-generation
Seesmic, which publishes Twhirl, has released a preview of a multi-column client, Seesmic Desktop, to compete with TweetDeck, Nambu, AlertThingy and more
The latest reports suggest Google is the billionaire cash-waver at the doors of Twitter HQ, and the companies are talking both acquisition and co-operation
Twitter is adding links to rising topics of interest to your sidebar, so you needn't be following the guy in a plane crash to find out about the crash itself
Vodafone has become the first network to bring back SMS notifications from Twitter. It's free for now, so tweet away
Twitter is planning on charging for an enhanced version of the service by the end of the year, with the hope of exploiting businesses who want more
With the launch of a new, redesigned iPod shuffle and an update to iTunes, we turned to Twitter to see what the word on the street is. And the word is 'meh'
Twitmatic is a new video aggregator that taps into Twitter's public stream and pulls together videos people have posted in their tweets
Sky News has decided Twitter is so powerful a news-gathering tool, it has appointed multimedia producer Ruth Barnett as full-time 'Twitter correspondent'
Twitter might be a great way of communicating, but what use is that when most of it is completely dull? It's like I've signed up to an RSS feed to the most mundane aspects of people's lives
We've invited some of the ruthlessly money-minded mavens from the CNET Accountancy and Assassinations Department to give us tips on making dough through Twitter
This week Ian, Nate and Rich discussed Pioneer leaving the TV market, satellites crashing into each other and the ups and downs of the latest social-networking craze
Tweets began appearing on Twitter yesterday that said 'Don't Click' followed by a link. Naturally, people clicked...
Everybody's talking about celebrities on Twitter. Isn't it exciting? Actually, no. Here's why it's time to unfollow the famous folk
I say, I say, I say, <em>TwitterTitters</em> is a new book aimed at raising money for Comic Relief, and will consist of comical contributions from Twitter users
We've rounded up eight of our favourite bizarre, non-human Twitter users, in order of how insightful they are. All of them are astoundingly more interesting than Britney Spears
The microblogging site is considering charging companies that use the service to market their brands, the company's co-founder says
What could you do with a laptop, Twitter and an idea? Raise $1m dollars for charity? With Twestival, event producer Amanda Rose aims to do just that
Using words like 'twonversation', 'tweeple' and 'twargument' on Twitter is pointless, and indicates only that you are suffering a particularly nasty case of 'Fail'
Over the next week, Crave will help you get the most out of a service that's still misunderstood by plenty of people, though we can't get enough of it