How to Use the Internet

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Twitter, unlike most other social media platforms, is a microblogging platform that allows users to send short “tweets” to their followers. In recent years, Twitter has become promising and increasingly popular among students, politicians, athletes, and entertainment stars. With the power of one tweet, users can easily promote research, retweet important information, follow industry legends, stay up-to-date with the latest news, and tell the general public more about you. 

Tweeting has become extremely easy. Although there is a limit of up to 280 characters to keep messages short and brief, that shouldn’t stop you from sharing information about yourself or providing links to your favorite organization, website, or sports team. 

71% Twitter users often use the platform for news updates and to follow their favorite icons; however, there has been a recent positive trend towards businesses using the platform to reach out and connect with new audiences. With over 300 million active users, Twitter gives companies a large enough platform to promote their product or service almost free of cost. Twitter allows businesses to generate leads and sales, increase brand awareness, build a better customer support channel, and build a strong community. 

How to Post a Tweet on Twitter

  1. Open your Twitter Home Page
  2. Type your idea or thoughts into the What’s happening? section at the top of your screen. Feel free to insert images, GIFs, documents, or links. 
  3. Click Tweet 

Posting anything on Twitter is extremely easy! Feel free to post anything from a meme to a new clothing line you are about to release. Just simply open the Twitter Home Page and start typing away. 

If you are interested in learning other fascinating tips and tricks on your laptop or mobile phone, check out the rest of our How to Use the Internet Series. This Youtube series of short video demonstrations are designed to teach users various online skills through visual storytelling, like snoozing notifications, setting your availability, and creating a custom emoji!

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