Finding people on Twitter

How to find people by name:

  1. Type the person's name into the search box at the top of your Twitter homepage. Your results will show a combination of people and Tweets related to your search.
  2. Refine your search by clicking on the people, photos, news, or videos tab on the left side of your search results page.

How to browse accounts by interest:

  1. From the Discover page, click on Popular accounts.
  2. Click on any interesting category. You'll be shown a list of accounts you may want to follow.
  3. You can also browse by interest using the search box at the top of the Popular accounts page. Type in a person's full name, username, a topic (like "news" or "basketball"), or a descriptive phrase (such as "ballet dancer" or "actor") and you'll see a list of account results for that search term.

How to browse Twitter's suggestions:

  1. On the Discover page, click on Who to follow.
  2. Browse suggestions we've generated for you based on who you follow and more.
  3. Click Follow to follow any user, or click their username to learn more about them.

Having trouble?

If you or your Tweets are not in search results, please see this troubleshooting article.

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