Frequently Asked Questions
What is Twitter?
Twitter is a service for friends, family, and coworkers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent messages. People post Tweets, which may contain photos, videos, links, and text. These messages are posted to your profile, sent to your followers, and are searchable on Twitter search.
Do I need anything special to use it?
All you need to use Twitter is an internet connection or a mobile phone. Join us here! Once you're in, begin finding and following accounts whose Tweets interest you. We'll recommend great accounts once you're signed up.
What's a Tweet?
A Tweet is any message posted to Twitter which may contain photos, videos, links, and text. Click or tap the Tweetbutton to post the update to your profile.
How can I send updates to Twitter?
How to post photos or GIFs on Twitter
Note: Animated GIFs can't be included in Tweets with multiple images. You can send only one GIF in a Tweet.
How to share and watch videos on Twitter
How to create live videos on Twitter
You can end a live video at any time by pressing the Stop button on the top left and confirming your action in the menu that comes up.
How to approve or deny follower requests
To send a Direct Message from Twitter for iOS
To delete a Direct Message or conversation:
To manage a group conversation:
Note: Once you update the photo, you’ll have the option to Remove current photo, View current photo, Choose from library, or Take new photo.