Twitter Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Twitter

A real-time, cross-network, social media messaging service

4.49/5 (378 reviews)

Twitter overview

What is Twitter?

Twitter is a real-time, on-the-go, short messaging service. Twitter is a cross-sector, cross-network application used by individuals, global enterprises and governments alike. With the Twitter app - supported by most online devices - the account holder can "tweet" in real-time from anywhere.

Increase the reach of your PR initiatives with access to a network of over 200 million active users.



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Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 other markets, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported languages

English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech and 22 other languages, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Taiwanese, Thai
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Twitter user reviews

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Shaharyar Shaukat

Twitter - A Nice social app for getting current affairs news

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2021-02-05
Review Source: Capterra

Overall it is pretty good App if you want to get yourself updated.

Pros
Twitter is genuinely a best source of news, current affairs. This is the best platform for celebrities, politicians to connect with their fans. It is different from other social apps. If you want to get updated about current affairs, or what is going on around you, just login to twitter and go through the "Trends". I usually use Twitter to get updated. I will recommend you to install this app if you are interested in connecting with Public figures especially.

Cons
Well, there are few. Twitter should allow "editing" of tweets so that the user might not lose the reach and engagement of that tweet by deleting the tweet and posting once again just to correct any typo or any other mistake. another one is twitter will be more awesome if they add tweets reactions just like Facebook.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Anonymous

Great app, full of Bots

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-10-12
Review Source: GetApp

Pros
I like that twitter created a "dark mode" to make scrolling through the timeline at night easier without using the blue light filter.

Cons
Hate that there are so many people who create fake accounts to troll or basically down someone or create drama. Seems like Twitter is very easy to hack as well. A bunch of scammers and con artists who takes names and likeness from other companies and prey on the desperate and less fortunate.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

I am a satisfied user.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2021-02-15
Review Source: Capterra

Very good social software it has the best personalities people on Twitter seem more civilized than those on Facebook.

Pros
Twitter has a smart interface and more organized you don't need to wait for a friend request to be accepted all that is needed is to follow then that's it. I prefer Twitter to Facebook for preference sake.

Cons
Not much just the fact that you can't tell if a person has muted your tweets (updates), unlike on Facebook you can tell that this person isn't able to receive a post from me

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

Not for me

Used occasionally for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-11-05
Review Source: GetApp

I don't prefer it. It really isn't necessary to have Twitter to be a relevant online brand. There are enough alternatives to where you can skip this one and still be just fine as a social media presence.

Pros
I like the ability to connect with others, promote events and activities, provide links to external sites (this is useful for fundraising organizations or if you want to direct people to your website/blog/news page). I like that in the past couple of years they gave users more control over blocking and reporting inappropriate behavior on the platform.

Cons
The users. There are a lot of "bots" on Twitter (not real people, computers designed to harass, troll, and tweet out the garbage) that add negativity and distract from connecting with real users. I also hate the online troll community that seems to get its kicks from bashing/hating on others, and users that use the software to spread hate, fear, anger, and overall toxicity. Unfortunately, the platform has not done a great job of ensuring that online harassment is controlled under the guise of free speech.

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Likelihood to recommend: 0/10

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Nathan Sichilongo

Twitter - The pros and cons of the better social network

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-10-15
Review Source: GetApp

Pros
In a world dominated by Facebook owned properties, it is great to have a platform like Twitter. As a social network/social media app, there are many things that stand out about Twitter, here is my list of pros, I will have to compare it to the biggest social network: 1) Interesting learning curve - if you come from other social media platforms, Twitter may seem confusing at first but once you learn how to use it, you discover that it actually makes sense. The learning curve is difficult at first, but once you learn to use 280 characters, it will revolutionize how you use other platforms. That alone is worth trying it out. 2) Twitter's advertising platform is easier to use than Facebook. Its easy and intuitive to set up ads based on Tweets that are popular (which is the holy grail to social media advertising), budgeting and targeting is fairly easy too. 3) The real time nature of Twitter is better than the algorithms used by other platforms, this makes it ideal to follow news, events and information in real time and also for businesses to share information with their customer base.

Cons
There are only a few cons to Twitter at the moment 1) Editing Posts/Tweets the inability to edit tweets or posts after you have posted them is a huge con especially if you are a business or use it for PR. 2) Mobile support - Twitter's own apps do not have great mobile versions. Aside from Tweetdeck, there are very few alternatives to the main Twitter app that are worth using. With the limitation of the API, you are left with very few choices for mobile apps.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Twitter pricing

Twitter features

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Activity Dashboard (196 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (119 other apps)
Content Management (166 other apps)
Customizable Branding (189 other apps)
Customizable Templates (195 other apps)
Data Import/Export (167 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (152 other apps)
Electronic Payments (122 other apps)
Inventory Management (112 other apps)
Order Management (129 other apps)
Product Catalog (120 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (165 other apps)
SEO Management (133 other apps)
Search Functionality (147 other apps)
Social Media Integration (109 other apps)
Template Management (111 other apps)
Third Party Integration (246 other apps)
Website Management (116 other apps)
eCommerce Management (124 other apps)

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Additional information for Twitter

Key features of Twitter

  • Over 200 million active users
  • Customer communication
  • Track competitors
  • Brand loyalty development
  • Real-time competitive intelligence
  • Boost website SEO
  • Blog & other content promotion
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Benefits

Communicate directly with your customers and receive instant feedback about your services and products.

Keep up with the latest trends and technologies in your industry and track competitors by following them on Twitter. Gather real-time competitive intelligence.

Gain direct access to high profile organizations and individuals.

Monitor your brand reputation, increase brand awareness and generate brand loyalty.

Promote your blog content, articles, presentations, videos, etc. for free.

Drive website traffic and search engine optimization (SEO).