If you’ve signed up for Uplust and are wondering how to get started or why you’re here, this page is for you. Learn more about the basics of using Uplust here. You can also use this guide, designed to help you dive into Uplust’s wealth of information and find what matters most to you. First things first, you might be wondering:


How to start using Uplust:

If you remember one thing after perusing this page, it should be this: looking at pictures and discovering new users whenever you check in on your Uplust timeline is where you’ll find the most value on Uplust. Some people find it useful to contribute their own pictures, but the real magic of Uplust relies in absorbing real-time pictures that matter to you.

1. DISCOVER SOURCES: Find and follow others

It’s best to begin your journey by finding and following other interesting Uplust accounts. Look for public or private accounts, people you know, celebrities, or news sources you read. Tip: One great way to find more interesting accounts is see who those you know or admire are following.

2. CHECK YOUR TIMELINE: See what’s happening

Pictures from those you follow will show up in a readable stream on your Uplust homepage, called your “Timeline”. Once you’ve followed a few people, news outlets or accounts of your interest, you’ll have a new page of information to read each time you log in. Click links in others’ Top Rated or Most Viewed sections to discover images linked to it. Click hashtagged keywords (#) to view all pictures about that topic.

3. TAKE IT WITH YOU: Connect your mobile

One of the best things about Uplust is that it’s portable. Connect your account to your mobile phone or download a Uplust application for Android to begin checking Uplust on the go.

How to start on Uplust:

Many users find it fun or exciting to contribute their own content to Uplust. If you’re one of them, here are some good ways to get started posting your own pictures. People who are interested in what you have to show may follow you and they’ll see all the pictures you share with them.

1. BUILD A VOICE: Post, reply, react

Use existing images (other people’s pictures) on Uplust to find your own voice and show others what you care about. Like pictures you’ve found and love, or @reply with your reaction to a Tweet you find interesting. Tip: If you’re a new user, others are more likely to find your messages if they are Retweets or @replies.

2. MENTION: Include others in your content

Once you’re ready to begin authoring your own pictures, consider mentioning other users by their Uplust username (preceded by the @ sign) in your pictures/posts. This can help you think of what to post, will draw more eyes to your pictures or message, and can even start a new conversation. Try posting a message mentioning a celebrity or person you admire – they often respond to fans.  Tip: Can’t think of anything to post? You don’t have to. The real magic relies in looking at content from sources you follow on Uplust.

3. GET FANCY: Explore advanced features

As you become more engaged on Uplust, others will begin to find and follow you. Once you’re familiar with Uplust basics, consider exploring the site’s more advanced features: timelines, likes and free chat or take parti in one of the weekly challenges.  Tip: The best way to gain followers on Uplust is to regularly engage and contribute in a meaningful way.

Tips and Tricks:

Need help finding interesting accounts?

Click the Verified UsersTop Rated, Most Viewed, Latest Pictures tabs on your homepage. You can find and follow other accounts in these four ways: 1) browse accounts by category, 2) browse accounts that have been featured in the Who to Follow Section 3) search one-by-one for people or groups of interest.

Want help setting up your Uplust profile?

Click here to learn about adding a profile image, bio, and more to customize your Uplust profile!