twitter etiquette to acknowledge who you’re with
Tweet the ones you’re with. One twitter etiquette that I use often is to acknowledge the twitter people I’m present with f2f, in so far I’m meeting up with people or f2f (face-to-face). Granted this hasn’t made any twitter etiquette guides that I could find, but it ought to be 🙂
This is a way to signal that I’m taking the time to meet people that would be worth following. And it gives them an easy way to @ reply me back with follow-up questions or comments. Sometimes I’ll also acknowledge phone calls with someone who tweets. In the past few weeks, that’s included tweets like:
Chris Brogan posted A brief and informal Twitter etiquette guide last year. Here’s a few that are worth re-iterating:
- You don’t have to read every tweet.
- You don’t have to respond to every @mention.
- You aren’t obligated to reply to every direct message.
- If someone direct messages you and you find that you cant message them back because he or she isn’t following you, a simple @reply stating, “I went to send you a direct message back but you’re not currently following me” is good manners.