When it comes to Twitter, everyone is addicted. Twitter is everywhere: It’s my first source of news; It is a great way to reach out to micro-celebrities and niche influencers; It connects people through hashtags…
For those who want to make their use of Twitter more efficient, it can help to have a cheatsheet. Here are five of them to keep on hand.
Have you been navigating your Twitter stream wondering how to link to one separate Tweet? Or what “Retweet” means? This simple cheatsheet will help you out!
Most sites have a pretty standard form of etiquette. Because Twitter as an especially unique platform, it has its own set of unwritten rules that most people who are frequent users follow by. These apply to tweeting, retweeting, private messaging, tweetchatting and more. This cheatsheet handles specifics about behavior, more than anything else. How to speak to people, what not to say or do, and giving you a general idea of how some features should be applied to your Twitter habits.
This is another Twitter cheatsheet, but it handles the more technical side of the issue. Shortcuts, keywords, features on the site, stats and more are all covered on this handle little sheet. It even provides some definitions for the real newbies, so you can make sure you always know what people are saying, or how to do something.
You might not be meaning to, but you could be spamming your social media profile. Each site has their own definition of what this means, and their own way of dealing with it. If you aren’t careful you could end up with a ban, or even a shadow ban. For those who don’t know what that is, it’s having your posts and comments hidden from others. So you don’t know that no one else can see what you are posting. It is an intermediate solution sites hand out while they investigate whether you are a spammer, or should be permanently kicked off the site. This infographic tells you what can and can’t be posted on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Quora and Reddit.
Different sites have different shortcut keys. This is a list of all of them for Twitter, Google+ and Facebook, or the holy trinity of the social world. There isn’t much to say about it, except it is a handy one to have around.
Do you know of a good cheatsheet for social media sites? Let us know in the comments.