After going on about the great ways to use twitter’s search functionality to find topics and people of interest, I’ve come across a frustrating discovery. It seems that new Twitter accounts (and anything they post) are not visible in searches.
As a new user you likely haven’t noticed this, as everything will appear normal on your profile page. Your tweets appear in your timeline, and you’re receiving others’ tweets (hate that word). But the hashtag tool that we can use to keep up with each other is useless.
Ideally, we can use the #fcrsm tag to make our posts (ok, ‘tweets’) visible to each other. But when they don’t show up in search, it kinda defeats the purpose.
I’ve put in a two tickets to Twitter, and Continue reading