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How to disable Twitter SMS notifications

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If you’ve set up your Twitter account to send you Twitter SMS notifications, you may wonder how you can stop the flow of notifications … or only get the Twitter texts that matter to you.

In this 3 minute video, you’ll learn how to dig into the Twitter settings to adjust Twitter’s mobile notifications. It’s relatively easy to set up Twitter so you just receive important notifications — for instance, when you’ve been mentioned on Twitter by people you know, or when you’ve been retweeted. You can disable other notifications, or disable all of the SMS messages you receive via Twitter.

Another useful feature is to disable Twitter texts during certain times of the day. Obviously, shutting off the notifications when you are sleeping makes sense. Other people may want to control the flow of notifications during working hours, or set up a schedule that conserves your phone’s battery.

The video can be watched below. Also, I’ve prepared a separate how-to guide and video that shows how to disable Twitter email notifications.

How to delete tweets

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It will happen to you at least once in the first few months that you use Twitter: You’ll need to know how to delete tweets. Maybe the tweet contains a typo, or information that you later discovered was wrong. Or, it could be something embarrassing that you don’t want your friends, colleagues, or followers to see. This short video shows the steps required to delete a tweet:

The video is based on the material from Chapter 5 of Twitter In 30 Minutes. You can see the rest of the contents of the guide, or you can buy the Twitter guide in ebook, paperback, or PDF formats.

What are Twitter hashtags?

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You’ve seen them in advertisements and on television screens, and if you’re a newcomer to Twitter, you’ve noticed many of the people you follow use them in their tweets. What are Twitter hashtags? Basically, it’s a word that has the hashtag or pound symbol appended to the front. But when you type a hashtagged word into a tweet, it links information and events in special ways, as the video below shows:

The video is based on the material from Chapter 3 and 4 of Twitter In 30 Minutes. You can see the rest of the contents of the guide, or you can buy the Twitter guide in ebook, paperback, or PDF formats.

Unfollow a Twitter account: Two easy methods

By | Blog, Video

Perhaps you want to clean out your “Following” list on Twitter. Or, you’ve discovered someone in your timeline who is a bit too self-promotional or irritating … and it’s time for them to go! This two-minute video shows two methods for unfollowing people on Twitter. It’s a basic Twitter lesson, but one’s that important if you want to improve the quality of your timeline.

The video is based on the material from Chapter 3 of Twitter In 30 Minutes. You can see the rest of the contents of the guide, or you can buy the Twitter guide in ebook, paperback, or PDF formats.