How to Post a Tweet

District 3450 has a Twitter Account:

Definition: A Tweet is a 140-character message posted via Twitter. 

To post a Tweet via the web:

  1. Sign in to your Twitter account.
  2. Type your Tweet into the box on the left side of your screen, or click the blue compose new Tweet button in the top navigation bar. It looks like this: 
  3. Make sure your update is fewer than 140 characters. We’ll count the characters for you! Remaining characters show up as a number below the box.
  4. Click the Tweet button to post the Tweet to your profile. 
  5. You will immediately see your Tweet in the timeline on your homepage.

To post a Tweet via text message (SMS):

Another way (some say the best way!) to post updates is from your mobile phone. First, connect your phone with your Twitter account, then simply send your Tweet as a text message to your appropriate Twitter short code the same way you’d send any other text message. Remember to count your characters!

To delete a Tweet:

  • To delete a Tweet that you have posted, please read this article.
  • Note that you can only delete Tweets which you posted yourself from your account.
  • You cannot delete Tweets which were posted by other accounts. Instead, you can unfollow or block users whose tweets you do not want to receive.
  • If you are trying to delete a retweet you can read this article to learn more about undo a retweet.

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