Twitter Tutorial

Follow your interests. Discover your world. Twitter.

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Sign up for an account:

Twitter will suggest people to follow based on your interests:

You can search for people to follow:

Browse categories of interest:

Twitter will walk you through the beginning steps:

Don’t forget to write your Twitter bio and to upload a photo/avatar.  You can also customize your background:

It’ll look like this (I’m using Micheal Moore’s profile as an example):

Write your first tweet!

This is what it looks like when you follow someone:

You can connect to and interact with others after you’ve followed some accounts.  To retweet, just run the mouse over the top right hand corner of a tweet and click on ‘retweet.’  To reply to the tweet, and to respond to or modify the tweet, click ‘reply’:

If you choose to retweet, it will look like this:

This is what it looks like to @reply to someone:

*Additional Resources:

Click here to visit Mashable’s comprehensive Twitter Guidebook.

Some Twitter tutorial videos:

*Some helpful articles:

MashableThe Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

Mediabistro- 10 Twitter Assumptions That Are False

Bridie’s: Typing Services – 50 Tips for Using Twitter Effectively

ARS Technica- Liberate Your Tweets: Archiving Without Twitter

The Twitter Tools Book10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools

Dan ZarellaIntroducing TweetCharts: Get the Data You Need

Bit RebelsHow to Use Twitter [Infographic]

*Now get tweetin’!


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