Should you be on Twitter? It’s the new Facebook you know

Twitter is the hottest social networking site, with Jennifer Aniston and Scarlett Johansson signing up

Twitter is officially the latest social networking site you should be joining. Need proof? Barack Obama, Demi Moore and Britney are among its most famous users.

Forget Facebook and MySpace, Twitter is apparently the new way to reveal your musings to the world. Stephen Fry even ‘twittered’ while stuck in a lift.

The stats speak for themselves: the microblogging service has experienced a huge traffic surge of 974% in the last year, garnering fans from Jennifer Aniston to Scarlett Johansson who want to share their daily lives with… us!

That’s right, the beauty of Twitter is the stalking potential. Rather than wait to make friends with someone, on Twitter you can simply become a ‘follower’ of any celeb out there. We know, dangerous.

Aside from reading celebrity ruminations, the site has also been used to provide first-hand accounts of big news events, such as the China earthquakes, Mumbai terrorist attacks, and even the crash-landing on the US plane into the Hudson river in New York.

You can also stay ahead of the game and follow marieclaire.co.uk’s latest fashion, celebrity and beauty updates and stories.

So turn on your celeb stalker radar now!

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