How to Mention a List on Twitter

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How to Mention a List on Twitter
A user's lists can be referenced within a Twitter post. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Twitter allows users to create lists that contain other Twitter users. The use of lists allows a user to view only the updates posted by users contained in a list. Lists can be followed in the same manner as individual users, and users can also reference lists in their posts. The method of referencing a list remains the same regardless of whether you created the list or the list was created by another Twitter user.

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  • Twitter account

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  1. 1

    Log in to your Twitter account from your web browser or mobile device.

  2. 2

    Type the name of the user who's list you wish to reference into the "New Tweet" box using Twitter's "@"-referencing format; the username should appear similar to "@username."

  3. 3

    Add a forward slash after the username you've typed, then type the name of the list. The full reference should appear similar to "@username/List."

  4. 4

    Type the rest of the message you wish to accompany your list reference. Once the message is complete, click the "Tweet" button to submit it.

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