Twitter absolute basics

An introduction to Twitter and tweeting
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

This course is for people who are entirely new to Twitter, or who are struggling to understand it. It describes the absolute basics, such as how to navigate around Twitter on a laptop or desktop computer, or a when using the Twitter app on a smartphone or tablet.

The course is mainly demonstrations and explanations of how to use Twitter.

At just over an hour in total, this course is quick, easy introduction to the world of Twitter and tweeting.

What are the requirements?

  • Open a Twitter account at
  • Optionally, download the Twitter app onto a mobile device

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Navigate Twitter on their desktop and in the Twitter app
  • Tweet, retweet and attach images to tweets

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for people with little or no experience of Twitter
  • The course teaches how to navigate Twitter, send tweets and follow other Twitter users.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Introducing how this course will help you become an effective user of Twitter.

Section 2: The basics of navigating Twitter

This lecture explains the main elements of the Twitter interface, both on desktop and the mobile app. Having completed it, you'll find it much easier to know where you are in Twiiter.

In this lecture you'll learn to start finding your way around the Twitter App. This lecture uses the Android version of the Twitter App.
Section 3: Introducing the main sections of Twitter

This lecture provides an overview of the Twitter home page and timeline.


This lecture helps you understand the role of the Twitter notifications page


This lecture is an introduction to Direct Messages or private messaging with Twitter.


Twitter users will take a look at your Twitter profile to learn more about you and to help them decide whether to follow you. This session explains the most important elements of your profile and how to update it.

Section 4: Learning how to tweet

Twitter is all about tweets. This lecture introduces the basics of writing different types of tweet.


This lecture explains the different forms of retweet and why you might want to use them.

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Instructor Biography

Andrew Knowles, Social media trainer and consultant

I get excited about great communication because I see how it helps people in their personal and business lives. My career started out in accounting, when I helped explain what the numbers meant to busy managers. For a decade I helped businesses, large and small, understand how to use complex financial software.

Today I work for myself, helping all kinds of organisations communicate more effectively, particularly online and through social media.

I'm based in Dorset, on the south coast of England.

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