Tutorial to Find Friends on Twitter and People to Follow

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Option 1: Search for an Individual Person

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Select the "Find People" link in the upper right menu from any page on the Twitter website. A new page with the people finder tool opens. Make sure the "Find on Twitter" tab is selected in the center of the page. If you know the name of the person you want to follow on Twitter, you can enter it directly into the search box. If that person used his real name to create his Twitter account, then you should be able to find him. If not, you'd need to know his TwitterID or the name he used in his account to find him.

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Option 2: Search Email Address Books

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Select the "Find on Other Networks" tab near the center of the page. A message appears telling you that Twitter can search your email accounts to determine if anyone in your email address book is already using Twitter. Select the type of email account you have from the tabs to the left, and then enter your email address and password for that account. Twitter will automatically search your address book and return a list of people with Twitter accounts. You can then select which people you'd like to follow on Twitter.
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Option 3: Invite Friends to Join Twitter

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Select the "Invite by Email" tab and a text box opens where you can type in the email addresses for people that you would like to invite to open a Twitter account. Be sure to separate each email address that you enter with a comma. When your list is complete, select the Invite button, and a message will be sent to each email address inviting them to join Twitter.
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Option 4: Choose Suggested Twitter Users to Follow

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Select the "Suggested Users" tab near the center of the page and a list of 20 popular Twitter users automatically appears. If you're interested in following any of the people on the list, simply select the box next to each person. A check box appears once the person has been selected. When you're done selecting people, click the Follow button, and those people are instantly added to the list of people you're following. The list of suggested Twitter users for you to follow changes each time you refresh the page.
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