Learn the basics to help you make the most of Twitter
Whether you’re new or a seasoned pro, we’ll help you make the most of Twitter. Explore answers to common questions about Tweeting, finding interesting stuff on Twitter, using the app, and more.
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How do I get started?
What is Twitter? Twitter is the place to find out about what’s happening in the world right now. Whether you’re interested in...read more.
How do I find friends?
When you upload your contacts to your account, we can help you find people you may know on Twitter. Then you’ll be able to fin...read more.
Should I protect my Tweets?
What is the difference between public and protected Tweets? When you sign up for Twitter, your Tweets are public by default; ...read more.
How do I reply to people or Tweets?
You can join conversations on Twitter by replying to others and by mentioning them in your own Tweets. Reply overview A repl...read more.
What is a Direct Message?
Direct Messages are the private side of Twitter. You can use Direct Messages to have private conversations with people about T...read more.
What is a hashtag?
A hashtag—written with a # symbol—is used to index keywords or topics on Twitter. This function was created on Twitter, and al...read more.