Twitter at the command line? Why not!
While this may seem like a solution searching for a problem, for some people interacting with Twitter in a terminal window makes sense. There's less distraction at the command line than with a desktop Twitter client or even Twitter's web interface. On top of that, command-line clients are fast and their interfaces are generally quite clean.
No matter why you want to work with Twitter in a terminal, there are applications out there for you. Here's a look at three Twitter clients that you can run from the command line.