We're pleased to announce that
Mariah is now on Twitter! Fans can now
get instant updates on the web or on their cell phone with contest info, notes
from Mariah, and exclusive Mariah news!
Already on Twitter? You can
follow her at Twitter.com/MariahHBF
Make sure to turn on mobile updates to get Mariah on your cell phone!
New to Twitter? Sign up for a free account at twitter.com
, then follow MariahHBF to receive updates from Mariah on your twitter
account. Want to know more about Mariah
on Twitter? Check out our tutorial below.
To visit Mariah's Twitter
profile, click here
. To subscribe via RSS to her Twitter feed,
Twitter TutorialWhat can I do with Twitter?
When you sign up for a free
Twitter account, you can create short (140 character) status updates, send
questions or comments to Mariah, and keep up with people in your life.
When you follow Mariah
(MariahHBF), you'll be able to get short updates with the latest news, what
Mariah is up to, new contests, and live updating during major award shows and
concerts. You can also send questions
and comments to Mariah and her staff via the @reply or direct messaging (see
below for more info).
What does following mean? What is a follower?
When you follow someone on
Twitter (like MariahHBF), you are agreeing that you want to see their tweets
when you sign in to twitter, and if you opt-in, that their tweets are sent to
your cell phone.
A follower is someone who has
subscribed to your Twitter updates and will be able to see your updates when
they sign in to Twitter, or on their cell phone.
What is a tweet?
A tweet is a status update of 140
characters or less made on Twitter.
How do I turn on/off mobile
To turn on Mobile updates, first sign in to your Twitter account . On your profile menu, look for
"Devices" where you will be asked to provide your cell phone number
where you can receive SMS updates.
Then go to "Home" and
look on the left hand side for "follows" and click on it. Look for MariahHBF on the list and turn ON
mobile updates. You're done! :)
What does the # symbol mean in
front of a word?
We use hashtags to organize some
of our tweets, so that you can subscribe them later via RSS. Some of our common tags are #mariahcontests
and #mariahlive to announce new contests and Mariah performances, respectively.
What is an @reply?
An @reply is a public way to send
a message to Mariah and the HBF staff.
It can be a question or comment, or a response to something we've posted
on Twitter. When you make an update with
@MariahHBF, we'll be able to see your comment, as well as any of your friends
who are following you on Twitter. We'll
reply to members as often as possible with questions using the @username
What is a direct message?
If you have a private message for
the HBF staff, send it to MariahHBF via a Direct Message. No one else will be able to see this.