MWC005-Care for a Tweet - Fill in the missing word

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! There are THREE words you will not need !
   account      billion      business      characters      complicated      economical      fairly      images      inform      instead      message     mobile      movements      popular      public      receive      regularly      sale      social     topics      upcoming      update   

Twitter is a social network that allows users to send and short messages, called tweets. Tweets can be up to 140 long. You can send tweets from your computer or even from your phone. While some social networking services like Facebook or MySpace are more Twitter is simple to use. To send or get messages you just have to create an on Twitter. You can only send text to Twitter, are not allowed.

Twitter users can follow what other people post. It makes you feel a part of someone else’s life. People all over the world talk about different kinds of .

In most cases Twitter is made up of many small groups of people. Sometimes only they can follow each other’s . You could post “Hey, I’m going to the pub” , and all of your friends could read it at once .


Your messages on Twitter can be private, meaning only your friends can read them or you could make them , meaning they can be seen by everyone.

Twitter is used for many things. You can post an event, organize group conversations or just tell the world what you’re doing at the moment. You can also use Twitter of sending many texts to different people. Just post your messages on Twitter and everyone else can see them.

Many people their Twitter status very often, sometimes even a couple of times an hour. Recently, Twitter has also been used in . Companies use twitter to people about new products or just to post something that is on .

Twitter has become very . Since its birth in 2006 over a people around the world have been using it .