Q: I’m new to social networking; how did I set up a Twitter account?
A: Twitter is a useful tool and easy to learn. First, open your internet browser and go to http://twitter.com. Then, click on “sign up now” and follow the instructions to set up your account. From your homepage, you can search for people, companies, and businesses and follow them by clicking on the “follow” icon on the left hand side of their profile.
Once you start to enjoy using Twitter, check out these neat websites:
Bit-Ly : A handy URL shortener
TweetDeck : A personal browser for Twitter with an improved userface for better tweeting
Twitpic : Use this to easily share your photos on Twitter
Twitscoop: A trendy platform to substitute for the basic Twitter page
Tweetup: Create your event on Tweetup and publicize it online
Twopopular: Popular twitter trends
Twitter Directory: Popular Twitter users to follow