A while ago, it was used by teenagers who just wanted to tell the world what they had for lunch. It then morphed into the source where you could get the latest disaster that Britney Spears was going through.
Now, it's a veritable news source used the world over. A place where you can get the latest news from any subject you want.
That of course includes hockey.
If you want breaking news, there's plenty of hockey insiders waiting to be followed. A more interesting viewpoint however, comes from the players themselves.
From pulling pranks on teammates to posting pictures of where they're vacationing over the summer, there never seems to be a dearth of tweets from NHL players.
The 25 players that I list here are among the NHL's best when it comes to tweeting.
Who are these tweeters? Let's find out.