The help portal of official Twitter site provides lots of fun stuffs for friends, favorites and stats. Like us, you’re gonna love ‘em all. Follow these twitter tips for better twitting.
There’s more to Twitter than OFF and ON! Use the commands below to send private messages, mark updates as favorites, or even remind someone to update their Twitter page if you’re wondering what they’re doing!
- @username + message
directs a twitter at another person, and causes your twitter to save in their "replies" tab.
Example: @meangrape I love that song too!
- D username + message
sends a person a private message that goes to their device, and saves in their web archive.
Example: d krissy want to pick a Jamba Juice for me while you’re there?
- FAV username
marks a person’s last twitter as a favorite and causes the message to show up in your "Favorites" tab.
- SET LOCATION placename
updates the location field in your profile
Example: set location san francisco
- WHOIS username
retrieves the profile information for any public user on Twitter.
Example: whois jack
- GET username
retrieves the latest Twitter update posted by the person.
Example: get goldman
- NUDGE username
reminds a friend to update by asking what they’re doing on your behalf.
Example: nudge biz
- FAV username
marks a person’s last twitter as a favorite. (hint: reply to any update with FAV to mark it as a favorite if you’re receiving it in real time)
Example: fav al3x
- STATSthis command returns your number of followers, how many people you’re following, and your bio information.
- INVITE phone number
will send an SMS invite to a friend’s mobile phone.
Example: Invite 415 555 1212