Twitter is a microblogging site that lets you to send and receive short posts known as ‘tweets’. The tweets can be up to 140 characters long and you can also add links to relevant websites and resources. As users of Twitter, you can also follow other users. When you follow someone, you will be able to see their tweets in your Twitter timeline. You have the choice to follow people and organizations with same type of academic and personal interests. You can make your own tweets and you can retweet information that has been tweeted by someone else. If you retweet, the information will be shared quickly and efficiently with more number of people.
Twitter is now very popular with academics and students, policymakers, politicians and general public. A large number of users have struggled to know what is Twitter and how they can us it but now become a social media platform of choice for many people. The snappy nature of tweets shows that Twitter is mostly used in smartphones who don’t wish to read long content on their screen. The tweet made by you depends on whether you are tweeting as an individual or as an organization, project or group.
Well now let me tell you about a very useful feature of Twitter. It is normally termed as muted words. It is possible that you may not like to see content that you love to avoid. Twitter has an option to mute Tweets that has particular words, phrases, usernames, emojis and hashtags. The feature of muting will remove these type of tweets from your notifications tab and other places on Twitter. Remember that if you have chosen to receive mobile notifications when a user you follow tweets, muting words and hashtags will not be applicable for these notifications. Now you must be wondering which type of words you should definitely mute on Twitter. There can be hundreds of thousands of words. Well, here is a list of the best words to mute on Twitter –
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