Plurk is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send updates (otherwise known as plurks) through short messages or links, which can be up to 210 text characters in length (previously 140).
Updates are then shown on the user's home page using a timeline, which lists all the updates received in chronological order, and delivered to other users who have chosen to receive them. Users can respond to other users' updates from their timeline through the Plurk.com website, by private or instant messaging, or by text messaging via compatible third party applications.
According to Alexa, , 42.2% of Plurk's traffic comes from Taiwan. Plurk is also ranked the 102nd in Taiwan and the 2,348th worldwide.