What Is Twitter?

You can sign up for Twitter using this link www.twitter.com
Twitter is a social media platform where users can post up to 140 character messages called Tweets.

What can you use Twitter for?

You can choose which Twitter users you want to follow and their tweets will appear in a readable stream on your homepage. You can discover news as it is happening and learn more about topics that are important to you.

Commonly used Twitter terms:

Mention: By placing the @ symbol in front of a username, you can tag another user in your Tweet.
Reply: By starting your Tweet with @username, you can reply publicly to a single user
Hashtag (#): A hashtag is any word or phrase immediately preceded by the # symbol. When you click on a hashtag, you’ll see other Tweets containing the same keyword or topic.
Retweet (RT): This is a way for someone to share a Tweet from another user’s account.

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