How to use Twitter without an account: A quick guide
Twitter’s popularity means you can find everyone from business executives to artists on the platform. While it’s great to keep up with your favorite personalities or keep up with the news, not everyone wants to create a Twitter account just to view a few tweets.
Fortunately, the open nature of Twitter allows anyone to browse the microblogging social network without registering. Whether you want to see what’s trending or follow a user’s tweets, we’ll show you how to use Twitter without an account.
Can we consult Twitter without an account?
You can use many parts of Twitter without an account, but some features won’t work if you’re not signed in, including:
- Track accounts to create a timeline
- Send your own tweets
- Reply, like and retweet tweets.
- Using the tool Media and love tabs to filter tweets on a person’s profile
Note that Twitter once had a feature that allowed you to subscribe to tweets via text message. Since this feature is no longer available, there is no convenient way to use it without logging into Twitter.
Likewise, you can’t use the Twitter app for Android or iPhone without an account — the app asks you to sign in as soon as you open it. However, you can use many of the tips below on your phone using a mobile browser. Just open Twitter in Chrome, Safari or another browser – use an incognito window if you’re already signed in.
When you visit the Twitter home page in a desktop browser without signing in, you may be asked to sign in before doing anything. However, we will show you other links that will allow you to solve this problem. Before you go any further, start with the best Twitter tips for beginners.
Check out the Twitter discovery page without an account
Since the Twitter home page may require you to create an account, you should start from the Twitter Explore page instead. Twitter research page. Above For you you will see trending topics in various fields.
Click on one of them to learn more about it. You’ll see tweets and accounts related to the topic.
Use the icons at the top of the page to select a specific topic that interests you News, SportsWhere Entertainment. Each of these will highlight the biggest stories in the field, which you can click on to learn more.
If you just want to use Twitter to keep up with hot topics, here’s an easy way to do it without an account.
Try third-party sites to follow Twitter news without an account
If you like the idea of seeing trending topics at a glance, but want more than Twitter’s main page provides, some third-party Twitter services do a great job of aggregating the biggest hashtags. They also do not require an account.
If you are interested, try these sites:
- Trends24: With a simple, hourly updated list of trending topics, Trends24 lets you see what happened on Twitter over the past 24 hours. Highlight one to see how its popularity has grown over time, or click on it to get more information and post to Twitter. Use the drop-down list at the top of the page to filter by country; the default view is global.
- GetDayTrends: Here you can check the most popular topics and hashtags of the past day; click to see how they’ve evolved over time or in different regions. There is also a date picker at the top of the list that you can use to check past data. On the right side, in addition to the most popular hashtags, you’ll see hashtags that have been trending for the longest time.
Search Twitter without logging in
If you’re looking for something specific on Twitter, the search bar at the top of the research page is extremely useful and works without an account. Type a username, subject, or anything else to get suggestions.
Twitter displays posts and accounts that match the words you type. Click or click on the story to learn more Come on if you only want to search for the term.
Don’t forget #hashtags, which make it easy to find tweets about a particular topic on Twitter. You can also search for users by @username.
By default, search terms are displayed top badge. Use the upper tabs to switch The latest if you want to sort by time instead of popularity. nation and it will show the accounts corresponding to that period Pictures and Videos filter to show only tweets that contain media.
Try advanced search on Twitter
Twitter advanced search it’s a super handy tool that surprisingly doesn’t require an account to use. Thanks to its many options, you will be able to find the tweet or user you are looking for if the standard search does not find it.
You can sort your results by keywords or phrases, add hashtags, filter by language, add accounts that posted it or are mentioned in it, limit it by time, and even choose a minimum number of likes or retweets.
It’s easy to use once you get the hang of it and is one of the most powerful tools available for any Twitter user with or without an account.
Read a specific user’s tweets without an account
Twitter lets you read anyone’s tweets without needing an account; you just need to visit their profile page. Note that you cannot view the profile of a user who has made their account private. Without your own account, you cannot request to follow them.
You can search for a user on Twitter itself, as mentioned above, or search for a profile on Google. Just search for ” [person] Twitter” and you can easily find their account.
Searching Google is often easier than searching Twitter because not everyone uses their real name for their Twitter account. So a Google search will give you better clues.
Once you find a user’s Twitter ID, you can bookmark this page in your browser for easy future reference. If you prefer RSS, you can use RSS.app to create a feed from a Twitter page.
Alternatively, you can click on the account name anywhere on Twitter to open the profile page. This allows you to find out more about the accounts that interest you.
Follow a Twitter list of multiple accounts
You are not limited to following individual accounts on Twitter. Twitter Lists are collections of multiple accounts that allow multiple people to scroll through their tweets in one place. They work even if you are offline.
They will help you maintain tabs on Twitter communities that match your interests. For example, the @Verified account has one Twitter list of Olympians.
Without an account, you can only follow public lists; you cannot create your own, and other people’s private lists are unavailable. Twitter lets you search lists if you’re signed in, but it’s hard to find without an account. Try ScoutZen’s Twitter list search to find the ones that interest you.
Enjoy Twitter without even logging in
With these tips and tools, you can take full advantage of Twitter even if you don’t have an account. They allow you to follow the content that interests you without being overwhelmed by endless tweets on your timeline.
Whether you have an account or not, there’s a lot to know when using Twitter, and the platform has many uses.