Some real tips and wisdom from Twitter users, trending under #AdviceForPeopleJoiningTwitter:
Leave your children, food, and inspirational quotes on Facebook.
If you don’t follow back Don’t complain when you lose followers
Don’t dwell on “LIKING” only as if it’s Facebook. We don’t care about LIKES but care about RETWEETS
You better have thick skin here, kid. This ain’t no Facebook page where your mommy likes all your food posts
Soon enough u will even speak under 140 characters. Be prepared that sometimes u can not even finish your …
Twelebs will steal your tweets and get more Retweets than you. Don’t say anything keep it moving.
if they have no tweets and more followers than you, block
Do not be quick to follow celebrities, they don’t follow back! Follow us, regular people and we will follow u.
Your weirdest tweets that you are scared to post usually get the most likes.
Don’t tweet it if you found it on Facebook. It has probably been known for the last 6 weeks.
Don’t ever follow, only to unfollow once you’re followed back.
Think of Twitter as a psych ward, where the patients have Internet access but w/o benefit of therapists
Rt [retweet] peeps you don’t know not just your friends
Tweet others like you want to be tweeted
Don’t worry about numbers. 4 out of the 623 people who saw your tweet think you’re pretty awesome
Never steal someone’s tweet. If you like someone’s tweet, retweet. That’s the whole point.
Your typo will only become visible to yourself after your tweet becomes popular.
Don’t live on the internet.
Go out and experience real life.
You want respect? Lose the egg