Twitter Tales was intended to intended to attract more users to the website and tell their Twitter story to rest of the web world. The users can share their Twitter experience, how Twitter changed them, humorous experience in Twitter etc with their friends. It is regarded as one of the attempts to portray how social networks have benefited a number of users.
The main idea behind Twitter Tales is to share story of how the Twitter service has helped the user in innovative and interesting ways. Twitter Tales has been categorized in three broad sections - Life, Community and Humor.
Earlier in Jul 2010, Facebook also launched a similar service called Facebook Stories.