- Message character limit, including spaces, is 280.
- At the beginning of a Tweet, if you place a period before a Twitter handle, it will send that Tweet to that handle’s followers and to your followers.
- If you are attaching a photo, the photo will not count toward your 280-character limit.
Some possible #hashtags include:
Twitter Handles for Members of Congress
- Visit https://twitter.com/cspan/lists/members-of-congress/members and check the list on the bottom left side of the page to pull up the list of either Senate or House twitter handles, or
- Google the name of the member, such as “Rep John Lewis” and the word “twitter” to find a twitter account in seconds before you start to tweet!
Sample Tweets – Please upload photos with tweets when possible, and edit for length when needed!
- @Senator ______ Please support #AntibioticResistance research and surveillance. It is vital to US security. Tweet
- @Rep_______ Please support increased funding for #AntibioticResistance @CDC, @NIH, @BARDA in FY2019. AR kills at least 23,000 Americans every year. Tweet
- @Senator____________ Please fully fund domestic and global health ID/HIV programs in FY2019. #NIH, #CDC, and #USAID funding is critical to stopping #Zika, #Ebola, combating opioid-related infectious diseases, and other #InfectiousDiseases. Tweet
- @Senator_________ Please urge CMS to do the research needed to update E/M codes to value ID physicians and help more enter the field of ID #ValueIDDocs. Tweet