How to find people on Twitter

How to find people by name


Type the person's name or username into the search box at the top of your Home timeline, or tap the Explore tab  through your Twitter for iOS or Android app to access the search box. Your results will be filtered by Trending, News, Sports, FunEntertainment, and more. 

Twitter’s suggestions for Who to follow:

  • When you log in to, Who to follow suggestions will appear next to your Home timeline, the Notifications tab, profile and search results pages, as well as other places on Twitter.

Suggestions via email:

  • Twitter will suggest accounts as follow suggestions via email notification.
  • Tip: You can control when and how often Twitter sends you emails in your notifications settings.

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