If you are thinking you might want to try Twitter but are a bit shy about starting, this blog post 15 Twitter tips for beginners – updated might help. Written by Tom Rafterty on Tom Rafterty’s Social Sustainability blog, the post includes great advice and instruction on getting your Twitter groove on.
If you would rather follow those who post substantive (and sometimes silly) articles, you might want to try paper.li. With Twitter and paper.li you can decide to follow others and then read the tweets that contain links from those that you choose to follow. The Strategic Librarian Daily is an example of how paper.li can be used.