Learn the basics of Twitter: terminology, how to tweet

 Twitter's "Learn the Basics" guide

Twitter's "Learn the Basics" guide

For those new to Twitter or who know someone who could use simple pointers for getting started, Twitter provides a great overview of their platform including:

  • terminology (e.g., tweet, retweet, hashtag, reply)
  • why 140 characters?
  • where do tweets live? (an overview of the timeline)
  • what does it mean to follow someone?
  • how to discover people
  • what's in a tweet (e.g., content, links, photos, videos)

Twitter: learn the basics

Chris Fohlintwitter