TMA Twitter Academy

Want to get started using social media, especially Twitter, for health care advocacy? Here's the place to start: Four basic lessons from the TMA Twitter Academy, lists of Twitter users to follow, and links to Twitter tools and apps.

Basic information

TMA Twitter Academy Lesson 1: Setting Up Your Twitter Account

TMA Twitter Academy Lesson 2: Following and Being Followed


2019 Statewide Elected Officials in Texas to Follow on Twitter:

Easy-to-Click Lists of Who to Follow:

White Paper: An Online look at the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

White Paper: Social Media Adoption by Members of Congress (2018)

TMA Twitter Academy Lesson 3: How to Tweet

TMA Twitter Academy Lesson 4: Twitter Tools and Tips

Twitter applications (make it easier to follow and respond to multiple Tweets)

  • Hootsuite – free online Twitter application
  • Tweetdeck – free, downloadable Twitter application

Last Updated On

January 22, 2021

Originally Published On

December 05, 2014

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