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April 24, 2009 at 6:09 AM

Social-network butterfly: Leson learns, “Twitter is a noun, tweet is a verb!”

OK, I did it: I’m officially tweeting (at http://twitter.com/nancyleson). “What next?” e-mailed one of my followers when she got the news, “Facebook?” Oh, go ahead, call me a dinosaur. My kid does it every day. But if you want to know what I’m doing in 140 characters (drinking coffee, not that you asked), feel free to follow along. And if, like me, you’ve been rolling your eyes at the whole concept of “sharing” with strangers (what? I don’t do enough of that already?), and want to better understand how social networking works, here’s a helpful tutorial courtesy of a 10-year-old (Hey, Cooper! I hope Archie McPhee paid you with something more age-appropriate than coffee-flavored dental floss):

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