About Twitter

What is Twitter?

Twitter is a popular, free, social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send and read short (140 characters in length) updates that are also known as "tweets." When the City of Minneapolis sends out a "tweet," those who choose to follow the City will receive the headline of the story and also a link back to the full story on the City's website.

How is the City of Minneapolis using Twitter?

The City of Minneapolis has created a Twitter account to alert "followers" about breaking news, announcements, events, road closures and programs sponsored by the City.

How do I follow the City of Minneapolis?

To follow the City of Minneapolis on Twitter, a person must first have their own Twitter account. Then, visit www.twitter.com/CityMinneapolis and click the "follow" button underneath the City of Minneapolis logo. Users can then set there preferences to receive alerts via Twitter's website, a cell phone, e-mail or even RSS feeds.

See the latest from our Twitter page below:

Last updated Sep. 26, 2013