There are numerous methods of finding someone on Twitter that you should know about before getting started. In this article you will learn about some of the different ways to locate your friends on this social media platform.

  1. Finding a Friend by Name

If you know the name of the person you are looking for, you can  find them very easily.

  • Type the name of the person you want to find in the search box and hit enter on your keyboard. You can choose to enter the person’s actual name or their username.
  • Click on the People link, which is located on the left. You will then see a list of search results for people who match that name.
  • Go down the People list and find the friend you are looking for. A vast majority of Twitter accounts show an icon that represents a certain user.
  1. Find Friends by Interest

Another option when it comes to finding friends on Twitter is searching by interest.

  • First click on the Discover link, which can be found in the upper left corner of your Twitter session.
  • Select the Browse Categories option on the left side of the session. The page will instantly refresh and show you a number of interest categories, including fashion, music, sports, and business.
  • Select an interest that appeals to you.
  • Look through the various profiles of people who appear based on the interests you searched for.
  • Follow any people that have certain interests of yours in common.
  1. Find Friends by Suggestion

The next option you have for finding friends on Twitter is by doing so by suggestion.

  • The first thing you must do is select the “Discover” link in the top left corner of your Twitter session.
  • Select the “Who to follow” option on the left side of the page. You will see a list of suggested people whom you might want to be friends with on Twitter.
  • Take the time to look through some of the profiles of your suggested friends.

Find Friends by Email Contacts

Finding friends by email contacts is very simple and easy.

  • Click on the Discover link on the Twitter home page.
  • Select the “Find Friends” link on the left side of the page up at the top.
  • Click “Search contacts” next to the email service you use.
  • Submit your username and password.
  • Select the Follow option next to the people you want to add as your friend.