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Twitter Etiquette

The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

Tweetup Etiquette: The What, How and Why

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Technology
Diane Gottsman

Your first Tweetup may feel a little intimidating, but the more you participate, the more comfortable you'll become. I've made many wonderful friends on Twitter, and would have missed out if I'd allowed my initial fear to keep me from engaging.

Social Media Etiquette for Weddings

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

Posting during a wedding or other celebration requires adhering to a few guidelines and practicing common courtesy. Here are some etiquette tips to start the wedding season off on the right foot:

62 Twitter Tips -- in 140 Characters or Less Each

Simon Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

Here are my tips, all delivered in 140 characters or less to help get you more followers, a more engaged followers, and a more interesting profile.

What a Total Jerk on Twitter Taught Me About Online Brand

Greg Savage | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Greg Savage

Just one tweet provoked such an active response from my followers, all echoing disapproval. The question is, how many people read that tweet and thought "idiot"?

No Doubt Gets 2013 Update With 'Don't Tweet'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.14.2013 | Comedy

YouTube star Franchesca Ramsey just released this parody of No Doubt's 1996 hit "Don't Speak," with lyrics updated to reflect how some people really, ...

Six Questions to Ask Before You Tweet

Chuck Warnock | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Chuck Warnock

For a while I enjoyed my local anonymity because I was able to express opinions on topics I never would have addressed in a Sunday sermon or Wednesday night Bible study. But as my local readership increased, I began to rethink my previous reckless "opinionating."

Are You Minding Your (Digital) Manners?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 08.12.2013 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

As the world is more intimately connected, our generation's digitization should not be berated by columnists as cover for laziness. When we make online birthday cards, our innovative implementation of timeless niceties should be lauded instead of pilloried.

15 Things You Should Never Tweet Again

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

To tweet, or not to tweet? That is the question not enough people are asking. According to a recent study from the Pew Research Center, daily adul...

What Is and Is Not Appropriate to Say on Facebook and Twitter?

Madeline Carey | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Madeline Carey

There are some things, however, that should really never be mentioned on Facebook. An unspoken etiquette is necessary when navigating social media sites, and these are some don'ts that you may have overlooked in the past.

Stop Thanking Everyone on Twitter

Nina Badzin | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Nina Badzin

I love Twitter. And I'm big on proper manners. With that said, the constant thanking of people on Twitter has gone too far, and we all suffer for it.

Rules of Netiquette for Email and Status Updates

Julie Spira | Posted 04.02.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

It's time to put your best digital foot forward with five simple rules of netiquette for sending email, posting on Facebook and Twitter, and sharing content on your favorite social networking sites.

The New Rules: Dating Secrets For Texting, Facebook And Bootycalls | Posted by Kate Bittman | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

This week, Publishers Lunch Weekly announced the upcoming publication of a fifth book by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider, the authors of the dreaded ...

18-Point Twitter Primer

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Berry

Twitter livens my day, and brightens my writing. And I'm beginning to develop a sense of what to do and what not to do with Twitter.

Twitiquette: The 5 Biggest Twitter Faux Pas

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Katherine Goldstein

I'm fairly new to the game, but I've noticed some serious misuses and annoying behaviors. I think it's time to lay down the law -- here are the top 5 biggest Twitter no-nos.