How to sign up and get started on                      A beginners how-to guide by @camila_espina
1. Go to the twitter website and fill out initial                sign up fields:
2. Choose an available username and create                      account                                  *twitter will    ...
3. Twitter will provide a basic functions              walkthrough:
*twitter will prompt you tofollow popular celebrities orbrands to get started.*to follow simply click thisicon.*”following...
*This is what it looks like whenyou’re already following anotheruser.*This is what it looks like whenyou don’t follow a us...
4. Search contacts and start following!              *If you clicked “skip this step”              when twitter suggested ...
5. Upload a picture and fill out your bio
Tweet box: where you’llcompose your tweets             *This is how your twitter “home” page will look like
Your name andprofile picture   *This is your “timeline”How manytweets you’veposted, howmany peopleyou’refollowing andhow m...
*to view your interactions click here*your interactions show the latest people who’ve:- Started following you.-“Retweeted”...
What is a “retweet”?*A retweet is sharing a tweet. You can share someone’s tweet orthey can share yours.*There are 2 ways ...
What is a “retweet”?2. Copy the tweet you want to retweet into your tweet box, place an “RT” and @(the    twitter handle o...
What is a ”mention”?* A mention is when you place an “@” before someone’s twitter handle in a tweet.* When you mention som...
What is a “hashtag”?According to twitter …
What is a “reply”?*When you click the “reply” button on someone’s tweet, twitter willautomatically mention the original tw...
What is a “DM”?* DM stands for “direct message,” a “private” message between you and someone   else.*You can only send a d...
Anatomy of a tweet           #hashtag@mention    Link: tweets are a great            way to share links to all            ...
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How to sign up and get started with twitter

  1. 1. How to sign up and get started on A beginners how-to guide by @camila_espina
  2. 2. 1. Go to the twitter website and fill out initial sign up fields:
  3. 3. 2. Choose an available username and create account *twitter will automatically let youyouremail@somewhere.com know which username is available. *Your username is also your “twitter handle.”
  4. 4. 3. Twitter will provide a basic functions walkthrough:
  5. 5. *twitter will prompt you tofollow popular celebrities orbrands to get started.*to follow simply click thisicon.*”following” means thatyou will receive themessages people tweet andbe able to read them inyour “timeline”*accounts with this symbolsimply mean that it is averified entity – forexample, that is the “real”CNN twitter account
  6. 6. *This is what it looks like whenyou’re already following anotheruser.*This is what it looks like whenyou don’t follow a user.*This is what it looks like when youput your cursor over the “following”button – if you click, you will“unfollow” that user and won’t bereceiving their tweets anymore.
  7. 7. 4. Search contacts and start following! *If you clicked “skip this step” when twitter suggested following popular accounts, a new window will appear prompting you to find people you want to follow. *You can also search for your contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and AOL.
  8. 8. 5. Upload a picture and fill out your bio
  9. 9. Tweet box: where you’llcompose your tweets *This is how your twitter “home” page will look like
  10. 10. Your name andprofile picture *This is your “timeline”How manytweets you’veposted, howmany peopleyou’refollowing andhow manypeople followyouTrending topics
  11. 11. *to view your interactions click here*your interactions show the latest people who’ve:- Started following you.-“Retweeted” one of your posts.-“Mentioned” you in a tweet.
  12. 12. What is a “retweet”?*A retweet is sharing a tweet. You can share someone’s tweet orthey can share yours.*There are 2 ways to retweet someone:1. Put your cursor over someone’s tweet and the “Expand”“Reply” “Retweet” “Favorite” buttons will appear, click retweet.
  13. 13. What is a “retweet”?2. Copy the tweet you want to retweet into your tweet box, place an “RT” and @(the twitter handle of the person you’re retweeting).*Retweeting this way lets you add a comment to the tweet you’re sharing – add it before the RT.
  14. 14. What is a ”mention”?* A mention is when you place an “@” before someone’s twitter handle in a tweet.* When you mention someone, they receive a notification.* Additionally, it will create a link from your post to their twitter profile.* A great way to connect!
  15. 15. What is a “hashtag”?According to twitter …
  16. 16. What is a “reply”?*When you click the “reply” button on someone’s tweet, twitter willautomatically mention the original tweet poster and a conversationthread will be created:
  17. 17. What is a “DM”?* DM stands for “direct message,” a “private” message between you and someone else.*You can only send a direct message to someone you follow that follows you back.
  18. 18. Anatomy of a tweet #hashtag@mention Link: tweets are a great way to share links to all sorts of content.

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