Postscript: The most public member of the Bling Ring, Neiers, now 21, documents her life on her blog and her twitter account.
The news generated a tremendous surge in twitter traffic, with tweeters in California, New York, and Texas leading the charge.
Conservatives on twitter howl derisively at these polls as if their purveyors are offering alchemical cures for venereal disease.
late 14c., twiteren, in reference to birds, of imitative origin (cf. Old High German zwizziron, German zwitschern, Danish kvidre, Old Swedish kvitra). The noun meaning "condition of tremulous excitement" is attested from 1670s. The microblogging service with the 140-character limit was introduced in 2006.