I often say Twitter = interacting & learning. And if you use Twitter in that way, it will be more of a benefit to you than an information overload or a waste of your time.
Twitter can be a waste of time. It can be a bad distraction and it can be overwhelming. But if you will take these 7 different ways of using Twitter, it will instead be a way for you to network and even market.
7 Ways to Use Twitter
Those are some of the ways I use Twitter and are also ways you can use Twitter so it does not become an overwhelming, waste of your time. Remember, if Twitter is used right it is a great tool. If used wrong, it will take up way too much of your time.