Rockguy, I didn't get Twitter the first time I tried it, either. Will Twitter go away? Probably, eventually, but because something "better" will come along. But, I bet knowing Twitter will make it easier to transfer to the new one. Here's another "Why Twitter" article: http://azk12.org/blog/archives/46-1...now-to-Get-Started-with-Twitter.html#extended Don't take me as a Twitter freak, just take me as someone that has found a valuable resource for making me a better teacher and wanting to share that with other teachers.