Find Friends On Twitter With Twitter People Search

Twitter announced that you can now use their people search feature to find friends, family or colleagues that are using Twitter.

For example, I wanted to see if any of my immediate family is on Twitter, so I searched for schwartz. It looks like I am the most popular Schwartz on Twitter (ahem). But it does list another 233 people with the name Schwartz, so I will scan through them to see if I know anyone.

Twitter People Search

I do wish there was an RSS flavor for this search, so I can track particular names. But the normal Twitter Search has RSS, so that works.

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  • webandrank

    I don’t belive the new twitter search can increase the quality and the quantity fiends.
    But for find some in my network yes!

  • mrjwalker

    Nice. I expressed a slightly different take on Twitter here:

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