Twitter a diary, according to one student. Another uses it as a communication sounding board. Another said the platform gets crowed with noise. Most use Facebook use to stay connected. Twitter provides real time information on news. The panel of college students led by Michelle Prieb from Edelman Digital tell Social Insider Summit tells attendees what they think of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Frankly, the first thing I do when southern California experiences an earthquake, I log on to Twitter to get the specifics from people tweeting.