Follow us on Twitter @BSFcharity to keep up to date
Every day, millions of people turn to Twitter to connect to their interests, to share information, and find out what's happening in the world right now. Anyone can read, write and share messages of up to 140 characters on Twitter.
If you're new to Twitter, here are the fundamentals you need to know!
Once you've signed up and chosen a Twitter username, you and others can mention the BSF in your Tweets by preceding it with the @ symbol, eg: "I'm raising funds for the British Skin Foundation @BSFcharity!"
If you see a Tweet by us that you want to share , click Retweet below it to forward it to your followers instantly.
If you want to privately Tweet us, start your Tweet with DM or D to direct-message them, eg: "DM @BSFcharity I need some help with my fundraising"
Users often prepend # to words in their Tweets to categorize them for others eg: "New research has been released into #skin #disease". Think of hashtags as the theme of your Tweet. Users can then click on a hashtag to see other similarly-themed tweets and find yours in search.