12 Reasons to Start Using Twitter
It may become your favorite way to update friends, follow celebrities,
and monitor news
Here are 12 of the best reasons we know
to use Twitter. Once you try it, you’re
sure to find additional ones of your own.
1. Share information.
As with other social media sites, you can
use Twitter to share information about
yourself, such as what you’re doing,
thinking, watching, or eating. Twitter is
great for posting brief updates from the
mundane to the profound, and you can
use text, photos, videos, or links.
2. Find easy answers.
As you follow more people and more
follow you, you’ll have a ready-made
brain trust to find the answers to all
of life’s little questions: What are the
best restaurants in the town I’ll be visit-
ing? Does anyone know of a good lawn
mowing service? What was the name of
that extra Brady kid?
3. Enhance your job search.
When you’re on the hunt for a new job,
you can let people know. You can also
network with professionals in your
industry, including ones employed by
your target companies, and look for
job openings since many businesses
post them on Twitter.
4. Get celebrity updates.
Want to keep up with the Kardashians?
You can do it here, along with learning
the latest from your other celebrity faves.
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If you haven’t looked into Twitter since it began in 2006, it may be worth another look. Twitter has added
lots of useful functionality, and many more people have joined the social media site. Plus, most businesses
and organizations are now tweeting, which gives you access to real-time updates on their viewpoints,
activities, and offers.
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