How to Retweet on Twitter

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How to Retweet on Twitter

Retweeting is a key feature on Twitter that allows you to share content from other users with your audience. If you're new to Twitter and want to learn how to retweet, this blog post will guide you through the process. Follow these easy steps to start retweeting on Twitter today!

How to retweet a tweet

You can retweet any Twitter post and share it with your followers. This is a great way to keep your followers engaged in conversations. You have the option to retweet on Twitter with or without adding your own comments.

  1. Log into your Twitter account
  2. Find a tweet you'd like to retweet
  3. Click on the retweet 🔁 button below the post
  4. Choose whether to retweet the post with or without a comment
  5. If you choose to add a comment, type your comment in the blank space
  6. Hit the “retweet” button to share it with your followers
A screenshot of Twitter highlighting the retweet button

How to see who retweeted your tweet

If you want to know the accounts that retweeted your tweet, you can do it by manually looking at each post's statistics.

  1. Go to your Twitter profile
  2. Click on a post you shared to open it
  3. Tap on the " no. retweets" text below the post
  4. Now you can see a list of all the Twitter accounts that retweeted your tweet

How to pin a retweet on Twitter

Twitter only allows users to pin their own tweets to their profile. That means if you wanted to pin a tweet from another user to your profile, you wouldn’t be able to do it. However, the good news is that you can pin a post a retweet of your post on Twitter!

  1. Go to your Twitter profile
  2. Look for a tweet that has been retweeted at least once
  3. See who retweeted it and visit their Twitter profile
  4. Find the retweet and click on the 3 dots menu
  5. Select "pin to your profile"
Showing the dropdown menu that displays the pin t your profile button

Done! You have now learned how to pin a retweet. Read the full guide on how to pin tweets on Twitter.

How to delete a retweet on Twitter

Made a mistake and you'd like to delete a retweet you made? You have the option to delete your retweet but bear in mind that your original tweet will still be visible to people.

To delete a retweet you posted on Twitter you need to:

  1. Go to your Twitter profile
  2. Find the retweet you'd like to delete
  3. Click on the 3 dots menu (in the top right corner)
  4. Select "delete" and your retweet will be gone

Can you delete someone else's retweet of your post?

Unfortunately, you can only delete your own posts and retweets. So if you’d like to delete retweets from other users, you'll have to delete your original tweet.

Happy tweeting & retweeting!

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