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%%site.name%% is a **social service**. Users can post short
(%%site.textlimit%% character) status messages which are broadcast to
their friends and colleagues on the service and (optionally) onto the Web.
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You can also broadcast other types of data, like bookmarks, event
invitations, polls, and questions.

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If you'd like to try it out, first [register](%%action.register%%) a new account.
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Then, on the [public timeline](%%action.top%%), enter your message into
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the textbox at the top of the page, and click "Send". It will go out on the
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public timeline and to anyone who is subscribed to your notices.
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To subscribe to other people's notifications, go to their profile page
and click the "subscribe" button. They'll get a notice that you're now
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subscribed to their notifications.