All About Twitter
Twitter has moved beyond a microblogging service to become a platform for everything from social messaging to keeping up with current news and trends to social media marketing. This makes Twitter a great place to keep in touch with friends, hold spontaneous discussions and even market your company or brand.
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New to Twitter? These tips will help you get started whether you are looking to chat with friends and family or promote your blog or website.
Have you personalized Twitter? Do you have a customized Twitter layout? Show it off on Twitter! See submissions
It's very easy to customize Twitter and choose a new background image. There is even a website that provides a layout editor to help you easily modify your Twitter layout.
Your Twitter RSS Feed can be used to update Facebook, but first you need to know how to find it.
Should You Buy Twitter Followers? A number of companies have sprung up that offer to sell you Twitter followers. Should you use them? Are they worth it?
How to Twitter is a guide on how to use Twitter including how to register with the site, find people to follow and how to get the most out of Twitter.
The World According to Twitter might be the funniest crowdsourced book in the history of the Internet. A social experiment and at times a laugh riot, The World According to Twitter is a fun read.
Twitter can be a great form of social media marketing, but before you can promote yourself or your brand, you will need to build up some Twitter followers.
Twitter has grown far beyond its microblogging roots to become a fabulous tool for social messaging, but how can you get the most out of it?
The Twitter Guide is a guide to all things Twitter. From explaining the social messaging and microblogging service to suggesting uses for Twitter to going over the Twitter language and providing help for basic tasks.
Twhirl is a client for Twitter that allows you to post Twitter updates, follow your friends and search for specific tweets.
TweetDeck is a Twitter client that offers a stand-alone version and a free iPhone version of the client.
Follow friday is a fun tradition on Twitter whereby you recommend great profiles to your friends. Find out how to go along with follow Friday.
Retweets are a community-driven phenomenon on Twitter that can be very helpful in continuing conversations and letting your friends know about something particularly interesting or helpful.
Just what is a hashtag? If you are new to Twitter, some of the different conventions such as hastags might throw you for a loop, but hashtags are easy to use once you understand them.
Twitter is all the rage right now, but why use it? This article explains ten simple yet great uses for Twitter that will help you get the most out of the tool.
Twitter is being transformed from a microblog and social messaging site to a platform. So what better way to get the most out of Twitter than through the most popular smartphone in the world?
These great Twitter mashups represent the bestways that Twitter data has been used to create a unique experience.
The Twitter glossary defines and explains the most common and uncommon Twitter terms and jargon.
What is Twitter? A popular service with social networking, instant messaging and micro-blogging features, Twitter is still misunderstood by many people.
Has someone asked you to follow them on Twitter? It's not hard! Find out how to follow people on Twitter.
Has someone asked you to join Twitter or to follow them on Twitter but you don't know how to get on Twitter? Find out how to Register for a Twitter account.
Searching Twitter can be a great way to keep track with the latest buzz and trends. And with advanced search, you can really narrow down your topic. Find out how to search Twitter with this guide.
Twitter is a great way to keep up with your favorite About.com guides. This list will help you follow the Computing and Technology guides at About.com.
Twitter is a great way to keep up with your favorite About.com guides, and when you combine Twitter with About.com, you tap into one of the oldest and most comprehensive portals on the web.
About.com users speak out on why they use Twitter
If you’re a regular Twitter addict, you’ve probably come across a few familiar faces from time to time on the social network. Of course, we all know that Twitter is famous for having big name celebrities and high profile individuals tweeting here and there, usually characterized by their massive followings and verified accounts. But that’s not...
When you sign up for Twitter, your account is not verified by default. To get a verified account, there are a few extra steps involved, and it can be a little tricky. In addition to showing you what some users to to try and get Twitter verified, we’ll explore what a verified account actually is and what types of accounts should be verified.
Back in 2006, Twitter sounded like a joke to most people. Not many people had recognized the huge communication potential that came along with the idea of posting nothing but a 140 character-long text message online. Just six years later, Twitter has managed to attract over 140 million active users that generate over 340 million tweets per day...
Twitter isn’t exactly the most intuitive social network for everybody. The Twitter RT is one of the most widely used approaches to get a message to more people and to attract more followers. For those just getting started on Twitter, here’s everything you need to know about Twitter RTing.
Anybody who is remotely familiar to Twitter, even as a non-user, probably has at least a general idea that a Twitter hashtag is a “#” sign with a word or phrase attached to it. Twitter hashtags are used to discuss topics by grouping them together and making it easier to find and follow tweets from people who are talking about the same thing. But...
Long links are so old-fashioned. Shorter links are the way to go on the web these days, especially if you’re using the microblogging platform Twitter, which has limited character space. There are a lot of options for shortening your links, and some are better performing or provide other services compared to others. The following list features...
If you’re on Twitter and have been struggling to get more Twitter followers, you’re not alone. Users that have thousands or even millions of followers make it look like it’s easy, but it actually takes a lot of time and effort to get that many followers (unless you’re a well-known celebrity).
Twitter is comparable to a worldwide chatroom. You can connect and have a conversation with almost anyone who has a public account, from anywhere in the world. When something goes viral, it often gets some help from Twitter. Sometimes it even starts on Twitter and explodes from there. Since newsworthy content catches on extremely quick on...