Tech Tip: Sampling Twitter (Without an Account)

You can keep an eye on what people are talking about on Twitter even if you prefer to skip the apps and stick to a flip phone or a web browser.

Q. I do not have a smartphone. Can I still use Twitter? Do I need an account?A. Using the Twitter app on a smartphone or a computer is a popular way to keep up with the state of the world in 280-character posts. However, you do not need a touch-screen mobile gadget or even an account to sample the free service.With or without an account, it is possible to write posts and follow other Twitter us...