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What is Twitter?
Twitter asks one question, "What are you doing?" Answers must be under 140 characters in length and can be sent via mobile texting, instant message or the Web.
From a simple question and the millions of subsequent answers, Twitter has grown into a global conversation about everything and anything. To see what all the hype is about and to follow Deutsche Welle, click on the links below.
A relative newcomer to the social media scene, Google+ is Google's answer to Facebook's 700 million-strong-and-growing fanbase. Deutsche Welle is also carving out a presence on this social network to ensure that our fans can find news and insights from the Heart of Europe, whatever their choice of social media platform.
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