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Help For Seniors: Basic Instructions For Using A Twitter Account

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Twitter_ipad-LR.jpgTwitter is one of the world's most popular social networking sites, and for good reason. They are a great source for news, entertainment, hobbies and other interests, and more. It's very easy to set up and use an account, even for seniors. Here are a few basic instructions.

When you visit Twitter.com, you'll see a SIGNUP 'button' on the top right. After you click on it, you will be asked for your first and last name, an email address or mobile phone number, and a password that you choose. Next, it's time to create a unique username. You'll be given a few suggestions, which will usually be some combination of your name. However, you can make up a fun nickname like GrouchyGrandpa or GorgeousGranny.

Now it's time to pick some accounts to follow. You'll see several suggestions that you can select or deselect. There will also be a search box for you to look up users. You can type in the name of a person or an organization that you would like to get updates from. You can also type in a search term like 'housekeeping' or 'dogs'. If you would like to get information relevant to seniors and their families, two great accounts to follow are @AgeLite365 and @CaringSrService

If you want to be an active user rather than just an observer, you can add a nice profile picture and description, and send out some of your own tweets.

At Caring Senior Service, our expert staff is comprised of extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and trusted professionals who take pride in helping your loved one manage their daily activities. Contact us today to learn more!

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