Have you heard of this new-fangled social media site called Twitter and ever wondered what the kids are "tweeting" about these days? What's the appeal? And why are so many academics using it these days? In this talk, I will tell you all about the world of academic Twitter and attempt to show you how to get involved in this community. A reason you may want to is to make and maintain connections with people you've met at conferences or other academically-related events. Also, tweets turn out to be pretty funny sometimes.