For those new to Twitter or who know someone who could use simple pointers for getting started, Twitter provides a great overview of their platform including:
- terminology (e.g., tweet, retweet, hashtag, reply)
- why 140 characters?
- where do tweets live? (an overview of the timeline)
- what does it mean to follow someone?
- how to discover people
- what's in a tweet (e.g., content, links, photos, videos)