8 Twitter Tricks, Tweaks and Hacks You Should Try Out

This post contains some Twitter hacks you should try out on your mobile devices or PC. As we all know, Twitter is a popular social platform where latest news and updates coming as tweets are made by users. It's a platform that keeps you up to date with the latest information around the world. Though the information you get depends on the type of people or organization you are following so it's advisable to follow more people in your preference.
You can also follow popular blogs like @chukwumahrapheal and etc are all on Twitter updating followers. But in this context, we are discussing the hacks (tricks) you can perform on Twitter to make it more interesting and fun. So check them out below.

  1. Turn Off Image Preview: On the mobile app, whenever there is a tweet of an image, Twitter allows you to view it directly on your timeline. You can turn this off and save space on your display. Go to Settings > General > Image Previews to change to picture links.
  2. Using Multiple Accounts: Did you know that you can use more than one account on your Twitter app? Unlike some other social media apps, you can use two or more Twitter accounts on the same account. Go to Accounts > Add Account to set up a new account. You can also switch between accounts from there.
  3. Why You Were Away: Twitter has a feature called While You Were Away. This brings you the best tweets posted since you last launched the app. you cannot turn this off, but you can reduce the times it is shown. Just tap on the cross icon. After that, tell Twitter you didn’t like seeing this feature on the next dialog box.
  4. Visibility: You can make it easier for people to find you on Twitter if you want. Or you can make it hard. Go to Settings > General, then choose whether you want to be found by email or phone number.
  5. Adding Location to Tweet: You can also add a location to your tweet. When you compose a tweet, you will find a map pin icon at the bottom left of the screen. Tap this to attach a location to your tweet. You also need to activate Location on the General tab of Settings.
  6. Customize Notifications: Customize your app notifications so you don’t get swamped with alerts every five seconds. Open Settings, tap on your Twitter handle, then choose mobile notifications. You can select what actions will cause you to get notifications. You can also turn off notifications altogether.
  7. Sharing Tweets: You can share tweets outside the app itself. Just tap on the Share button and you can sendit to apps like Dropbox and Gmail.
  8. Twitter Search:You can refine the search results on your mobile app. However, it will not be as good as on desktop. On the search results screen, tap on the two sliders icon. There, you can limit your query to photos, videos, news, people and more. You can also look for nearby tweets.
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