The first thing users do after signing up for Twitter is to follow famous celebrities, role models, and media accounts to stay updated. Most users find Twitter to be the best platform to follow people with similar interests.

There are different ways to follow someone i.e. via the person’s profile page or tweet. Follow the set of instructions given below to start following people from the Twitter App or through its website:

Using the Twitter Mobile App

  • Follow Via the Person’s Profile Page
  1. Click on the Search icon on the main menu page. Enter the name of the person you want to follow. Then, a list of search results will appear.  Tap on that person’s name to open the profile page.
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  1. Click on the Follow button on the profile page.
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  1. Now, the “Follow” button, turns blue and a checkmark appears, which means that you are now following the account. The app shows a list of related accounts you may want to follow. Click “Follow” next to any of the suggested accounts to start following them.
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  • Follow Via a Tweet

Every tweet allows access to a Follow button (in the bottom-right corner), which can be used by users to start following that account. 

You can also tap the person’s name at the top of the tweet to view the full tweet, where a Follow button appears on the top-right corner.

Using the Twitter Website

  • Follow Via the Person’s Profile Page
  1. Click the Search field in the top-right corner, enter the name of the account you want to follow. Then, select that account from the search results to view the user’s profile page.
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  1. Tap on the Follow button to start following that account.
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  • Follow Via a Tweet

Similar to the Twitter app, every tweet grants access to a Follow button.

Click the Follow button beneath the tweet to start following that account.

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You can also follow someone by clicking their name on your timeline. This will open the account profile window. Click the Follow button in the upper-right corner.

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