Social Media Twitter Tips

Published on August 25th, 2011 | by charliesaidthat


Twitter Tips: How to use Twitter’s Advanced Search

Search using Twitter’s own (slightly hidden) Advanced Search.

One of Twitter’s best kept secrets is its Advanced Search function.

Refine Refine Refine Your Twitter Searches

The new Twitter advanced search interface should be pretty self explanatory to use, but let me show you some of the cool commands + it has why you might use them.

(You can also get to the advanced search after searching by clicking “refine results”).

Word based searches to find tweets with:

  • an exact keyword match: e.g. [Save Twitter Searches To Become Awesome At Spotting The Latest Trends

    People based searches to find tweets:

    • from a specified Twitter user: [

      Sentiment based searches to find tweets with:

      (great for research on a particular subject)

      • A positive attitude: [click this button to be shown tweets that include links to your desired topics

BONUS: Twitter’s Other Hidden Secrets:

Here are some ways to find and upload some people that you actually already know or people who Twitter thinks you should.

Did you know you can import your LinkedIn contacts to Twitter?


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