Social media networks can be such a toxic place. But one argues of the positive impact they play in connecting people from all walks of life.
Twitter is a platform that allows people to spark conversations, interact with one another, and discover #WhatsHappening around the world.
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Through Twitter, people can easily discover real-time information about a topic, and even discover which topics are trending among users. Verified journalists and news outfits are using the platform and are tweeting real-time to share news through threads for developing news.
Get help or extend a helping hand online
Twitter is also taking actions to make the platform a better space for its users. To combat misinformation being spread during the early stages of the pandemic, it launched a dedicated search prompt so that users can easily find reliable and authoritative information on COVID-19.
Twitter also partnered with the Philippine Commission On Women (@PCWgovph) and Women’s Care Center to launch a dedicated gender-based violence service where people can find hotlines to report such incidents.
Find and join active communities
From sports and arts to cooking and gaming, users can find and interact with people sharing their same interests on Twitter.
For example, people can search #artph to see a community of talented Filipino artists. People are also tweeting about their cooking recipes or newfound hobbies using the hashtags #QuarantineCooking and #Quaranthings. There are also a lot of fandoms on Twitter users can follow that share hashtags or updates about their favorite artists.
Explore and save something new everyday
Tips for work, online classes, and other useful Tweets can be found on the platform’s Explore tab that conveniently houses trends on various topics.
Twitter also lets users easily save and revisit a Tweet using its Bookmark feature. For example, users can save videos to watch, threads to read later, or simply bookmark an insightful Tweet that might come in handy next time.
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