284 million people all over the world use Twitter on a monthly basis, according to Twitter Third Quarter 2014 report.
But, have you ever wondered why are so many users eager to share their thoughts and feelings with millions of Tweeters (and strangers) on the internet?
Using a social media site like Twitter fulfills various basic psychological needs, including companionship, acceptance and human connection.
This infographic from Elearners will further elaborate the psychology of; why we share on Twitter? What intrigue people to follow you on Twitter? and more!
Some noteworthy tips on how to grow your followers:
1. Avoid too many negative sentiments.
2. Inform, don't "meform"
3. Post interesting content that's retweet-worthy.
4. Stick to topics you know.
5. Avoid hashtag abuse.