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How to See What Data Twitter Has on You

Twitter collects all sorts of data on you, from when you created your account and places you’ve been, to personally-identifying information such as your name, age, and gender. Here’s how to see what Twitter knows about you….

How to DM on Twitter

On Twitter, you can DM (Direct Message) someone to communicate with them privately. Twitter allows sending and receiving DMs on both its website and mobile apps, and we’ll show you how to do that.

How to Pin a Tweet on Twitter

By pinning a tweet, you can display your most important tweet at the top of your Twitter profile. This tweet appears at the top no matter how many tweets you post afterward. We’ll show you how to do this….

What Is Twitter Blue, and Is It Worth $3 a Month?

Paying to use social media? That might seem crazy, but that’s the idea of “Twitter Blue.” For $3 per month, you get additional features that aren’t available to free users. Is it really worth it? Let’s find out….

How to Start and Use Twitter Spaces

The popularity of Clubhouse led to the introduction of Twitter Spaces. This feature found within the social network allows you to easily create audio-only chat rooms that anyone can “drop in” and listen to. We’ll show you how…

How to Add Alt Text to Images on Twitter

Alt Text, or Alternative Text, is an important way to make the web more accessible to people with visual impairments. With Twitter, you can ensure that a wider audience can understand your tweets by adding alt-tags to your i…

How to Mute Fleets on Twitter

Twitter’s take on “stories,” which is called Fleets, allows you to post disappearing media and text. But if you find stories out of place on Twitter, or simply don’t want people you follow to appear on top of your feed, you c…

How to Change Your Twitter Username

On Twitter, your username serves as both an expression of your personality and a digital address that allows others to direct messages your way on the service. If you’d like to change your Twitter username, you can do so easi…

How to Limit Who Can Reply to Your Tweets

Although social media is typically used to build communities, you occasionally might want to share something on Twitter without receiving replies. Thankfully, you can choose who can reply to your tweets using the Twitter iPho…

How to Make a Twitter Thread

A Twitter thread is a set of tweets by the same user, numbered and linked one after the other. It’s a great way to expand on a topic that can’t be written in 280 characters or less. Here’s how to make a Twitter thread….

How to Switch Between Twitter Accounts on the Web

You have long been able to manage multiple accounts using the Twitter app on iPhone, iPad, and Android, but until recently, you had to log out and back in to switch profiles using the social network’s web interface. Thankfull…

How to Hide Twitter Replies

Twitter is experimenting with a new tool that allows users to hide replies to their tweets. The feature is specifically made to hide unwanted and spam comments from a post that distract from the conversation. Here’s how it wo…
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