Defining a Twitter Thread

A Twitter Thread is pretty much what it says on the box: a chain of tweets, posted one after another, all continuing a connected train of thought. Because Twitter was founded on a principle of sound-byte sharing, this capability to string thoughts together makes a lot of sense, especially to the business trying to get their message across. Think about it—not only are you able to share a lot of information with your audience, you are able to do so in a way that encourages them to read into it, and is easily followed.

Let’s review the process of creating one of these threads.

  1. Open Twitter on your preferred platform (whether that’s the website, the Android application, or the iOS application) and select Tweet. This button will be in the left-hand sidebar on the web, while it will be on the bottom right-hand corner of the application timeline.
  2. Write your tweet, taking care to number it somehow to make it clear where it falls in your thread.
  3. Once your tweet is completed, select the Plus (+) button at the bottom right-hand corner of your display.
  4.  A new tweet box will appear, and you can continue your thoughts by repeating this process. You can also go back to your previous tweets to edit them as needed.

There is also the option for you to create a thread from one of your past tweets as well. Visit that tweet in the mobile application and select the Add another Tweet button, and repeat the process outlined above.

In this way, even a social media platform can serve your business well. For more technology tips for business success, subscribe to our blog!

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