So, while Twitter does have its problems (both for celebrities and people prone to procrastination), it's still a fun thing to have on your phone to check every once in a while, as long as you don't spend your entire life on it.
Clearly there are a lot of questions about Twitter's impact. But how we even define Twitter is as yet unclear. Is Twitter a public sphere, representing citizen voices, or is it simply an extension of political and corporate hegemony?
This is what the social web is all about -- networking, sharing, helping, creating. So, with literally no planning, I sent out one single tweet with an invitation for my Twitter tribe to join me on a web meeting at 4 p.m. that very day.
Although social networking sites have primarily been seen as social tools connecting friends and family, news organizations and candidates alike have discovered the value of these sites to make stories go "viral" and get more traffic to their own sites.
Since social media is here to stay, event organizers who truly embrace the notion of the greater good, which is the purpose of all of this social stuff anyway, can enhance the experience by establishing and promoting twitter hashtags and handles.
These dynamic females have an unshakable passion for education, fueled in part by the historical examples that inspire us, and by the contemporary tools they're using to make each of them a leader in this young millennium.