Though I’ve had a Twitter account since 2009, I’ve only recently understood how to truly benefit from its use. I’m loving every second.

I had it all wrong. I thought that the point of having a Twitter account was to gain a following.
And while it is true that having people follow you on Twitter is an advantage, and makes you feel like a celebrity, it’s not the only reason to use Twitter.

According to Internet Live Stats, on average, about 6,000 tweets are tweeted per second, which translated to 350,000 tweets per minute and 500 million tweets per day. Lots of people are saying lots of things. And when you don’t understand Twitter, it just seems like a lot of noise. read more