Creating Twitter Lists in Simple and Easy Steps

The Twitter List
Lists help you organize your followers into categories or groups, which even allows you to easily see tweets from a specific group without having to scan your entire feed. Every individual who owns a twitter account will have to create lists when their followings increase.Twitter lists can be created upto 1000 in number with 5000 accounts included. Following are the simple steps on how to create a list in twitter.

Create List in 5 Steps

Step 1: Creating a list:

Before creating a list you need to Login to your twitter account and there you can view the lists via 2 options.
  • Click the list option in your profile page
  • Use the gear icon drop down menu in the top right navigation bar as showin in the image.


Click Create List
  • Click "Create list "
  • A new “Create a new list” tab opens and there enter the name List name, Description and select Private or Public. Note: If the list is private, You alone can see the list and no one can subscribe to it.









Save the List


Step 2: Adding people to your list

  • Search any user you need to add in your list using twitter search.
  • Then select the downward arrow on the icon on the right.  Select "Add or Remove from lists" from the pull-down menu.


Adding people to list










  • In  “Your lists” window, check the lists you would like to add the person to.


View your List









  • Now the user has been added. Repeat the same step to add more users.

Step 3: View your list

  • Go to your profile and click on "Lists" tab where you can view all your created lists.


Step 4: Following/Subscribing to lists made by other people

  • Click on Lists when viewing someone’s profile.
  • Select which list you’d like to subscribe to.
  • Click Subscribe to follow the list. You can follow lists without following the individual users in that list.













Step 5: Editing or deleting lists:

  • Go to profile page
  • Select the list you have created
  • Click "Edit" if you need to do any changes and you can delete the list using "Delete" option.

Edit or Delete List












What is the use of creating lists in twitter

  • Lists makes it easier for you to get found
  • Increases the chances of being followed
  • Can view latest tweets of specified users without following them.


Don’t just spent your time in creating lists but follow them and start conversations with them


  • List names cannot exceed 25 characters
  • List names cannot begin with a numerical character
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