If you were born in the 21st century, then you have got to know what social media is. Every youth of the century love social media; Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter and so on…all of these social media platforms are different in some ways but so interesting if and only if you know how to use them. Well… this article is specifically about “twitter”; how to set up a twitter account. First, let’s talk about Twitter, what it is, why you should have an account.

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Twitter is a social media platform. People tweets information, what is currently going on in their lives and organizations tweets links to interesting articles. Twitter users can share photos, videos, GIFs and much more interesting things on the platform. Twitter runs on what we call “tweets” which can only be 140 characters or less. You can create your own profile and also follow other twitter users by searching for them, and tapping ‘follow’ and when you follow these other twitter users, their tweets shows up on your feed. Well, let’s just take it one step at a time, by the time you are done reading this article, you would be rushing to set up a twitter account.


First, it’s trendy. Everybody tweets or at least 90% of the world population tweets. Writers, athletes, celebrities, artists and more tweets, so why not you… I mean, it’s fun.

People tweet for different and countless reasons: boredom, attention, self-promotion and many more reasons. With Twitter, information can be traded among tweeter users. It is also a way to learn about the world from other people’s view. It trains you to become amateur journalists of life by sharing something you find interesting.

Twitter can also be used as a marketing tool by advertising your services, businesses, retail stores and trust me, it really works. It is fast, less intrusive and can be turned on and off any time you want.

Twitter is more than just instant messaging; you can also discover interesting people all around the world. You get to connect with minds like yours, people who are interested in you and your works, what you have to offer and then providing these people with knowledge value every day.

Twitter is combination of instant messaging, texting, blogging but with a broad audience. If you like writing, then twitter is a platform worth trying, if you are not a fan of writing, but follow celebrities or need to reconnect to long-lost families, then twitter is definitely one way to connect with them. Now that we’ve established you should setup an account, let’s see how to setup a twitter account.


Setting up a twitter account is pretty easy, free and absolutely fast. You can either setup a twitter account on your phone or on your computer, same steps… same pattern.

  • First, visit http://twitter.com and find the sign up box
  • Enter the information required such as your name, email address
  • Well, if you choose to sign up with your email address, you will be required to verify your email address
  • If you choose to sign up with your phone number, you will still be required to verify your phone number either by sending an SMS or with a phone call.
  • Once you follow the instructions above, you can now select a username for your account
  • Then, you officially have a twitter account.
  • You can customize your account, start following people on twitter especially the ones you want.
  • Finally, start tweeting

See, it’s that simple and easy. You can now get information, laugh at loud at funny tweets, meet new people and just have fun.

Final statement

Twitter is fun and very educative, simple, easy and absolutely free. You get to meet new people, follow your favourite celebrities, share information with people too and who knows… you might just find love somewhere…. just saying. So, why don’t you hit up that website I stated earlier and set up a twitter account and share your experience in the comment box below.