[caption id="attachment_25625" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Eighteen- to 24-year-olds made up 18 percent of Twitter visitors in September."]Eighteen- to 24-year-olds made up 18 percent of Twitter visitors in September.[/caption]

New research suggests that more young adults and teens -- normally at the cutting edge of technology, but initially slow to adopt Twitter -- are finally coming around to the micro-blogging service, using it for school, work, or simply to monitor the minutiae of celebrities' lives.

It's not always love at first tweet, though. Many of them are doing it grudgingly, perhaps because a friend pressured them...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter