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Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Marsha Collier

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Chapter 11

Conversing on Twitter with Friends, Family, and More

Get ready to …

arrow Follow Basic Guidelines for Conversing

arrow Pass Along a Chosen Tweet

arrow Choose Your Favorite Tweets

arrow Search for Tweeted Topics

arrow Know What to Tweet About

When you register on Twitter, you get all sorts of suggestions about how to connect with people. As I suggest in Chapter 10, I think it’s best to get familiar with the basic ideas of a new site before inviting all your friends to the party. I mean, after all, what kind of host can you be if you barely know the lay of the land yourself?

I hope you’ve checked out Twitter a bit. I must confess, it took me quite a while to really “get” it. Once I did, I wanted to invite all my friends — and if they weren’t already on Twitter, I wanted them to join so I could share my new shiny toy!

In this chapter, I talk a little more about the finer details of communicating on Twitter. I give you guidelines about making hip Tweets, show you how to retweet and accumulate favorite ...

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