Twitter Essential Training Classes

Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, called "tweets." These messages were originally restricted to 140 characters, but on November 7, 2017, the limit was doubled to 280 characters for all languages except Japanese, Korean and Chinese. Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, SMS or a mobile device app. Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, United States, and has more than 25 offices around the world.

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Learning how to speak the language of the "Twitterverse" can help you tap into a worldwide conversation and express—in 140 characters or less—your own ideas and opinions. In this course, learn the ins and outs of Twitter, one of the world's most prominent social media platforms. Explore the conventions and lingo of the microblogging social network, including tweets, retweets, direct messages, follows, and mentions. Discover how to create an account, write tweets, include images and links in your tweets, find people you know or who have shared interests, download and install the Twitter app on a mobile device, and more.Topics include:

  • Understanding Twitter and microblogging
  • Finding friends by searching your contacts
  • Creating and viewing your Twitter profile
  • Composing a tweet
  • Creating a Twitter poll
  • Using hashtags
  • Deleting, pinning, and sharing tweets
  • Navigating an individual tweet
  • Interacting with tweets and users
  • Exploring Twitter settings
  • Creating a Twitter Moment
  • Creating lists of Twitter users