Twitter - Getting Started

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  1. 1. twitter @burrowssocial Getting Started
  2. 2. Twitter is: A social networking service for people to stay connected through the exchange of short (140 characters), frequent messages. #burrowsinsight
  3. 3. Follow, Follower and Unfollow Follow: you subscribe to someones Tweets in your timeline. Follower: another Twitter user who has followed you. Unfollow: stop following another Twitter user. their Tweets will no longer show up in your timeline. Timeline a list of real-time Tweets from the users you are following. #burrowsinsight
  4. 4. Mention including a @username in a Tweet. The mention will appear to the @username you mentioned and to all of your followers. You can see who mentioned you in the mention section of your Twitter profile. Retweet Share someones Tweet, Just hit the Retweet button to send the original message to all of your followers. Tweet (noun): A message posted via Twitter containing 140 characters or less. Tweet (verb) The act of posting a message through a Tweet. #burrowsinsight
  5. 5. Message (or DM) A direct message (DM) is a private message that only you and the recipient can see. To DM someone, start your Tweet with DM or D, or click the direct message button. @reply a Tweet posted in reply to another users message. usually done by clicking the reply button. @replies always begin with the @ symbol, follwed by the username. Hashtag add the hashtag symbol (#) before words or phrases in tweets to categorize them for others or to organize conversations around a theme. you can click on hashtags to see similarly-themed Tweets. #burrowsinsight
  6. 6. Now that youre fluent in Twitter speak Click here to sign up! #burrowsinsight