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Twitter can be a journalist's best friend - when used to its fullest capacity. Many of us use the social media platform every day, but are we making the most out of it?

Damian Radcliffe, the Carolyn S. Chambers professor in journalism at the University of Oregon, provides five tips to supercharge your Twitter strategy, writing for IJNet.

For instance, did you know you can just paste a URL into Twitter's search bar and it will show up all posts including that link?

"Want to know who has shared an article you've written but not @ you in their tweet? Never fear, there’s a very simple solution for that," writes Radcliffe.

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