twitterLogo.jpgTwitter is a real-time online social networking service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets.” Spaces and punctuation count toward the 140 character limit, so Twitter has its own kind of shorthand that you will learn.

Download TAC’s Getting started with Twitter tip sheet to learn more about the social network and how you can make it work for you and your county.

TAC's Who to Follow and Texas Counties on Twitter lists (below) are great places to start on Twitter. With these lists of accounts curated by TAC, you can see what counties, departments, agencies and officials from across the state are doing on Twitter.

F​eel free to use the below courthouse graphic designed by TAC​ as your Twitter cover photo.

 TAC's Free Twitter Cover Image

To ensure compliance with the Open Meetings Act, please consult with your county attorney. If you have any questions about social media or would like to learn more about getting started, applying it to your specific needs and using it effectively, don’t hesitate to contact TAC at (800) 456-5974.