INTC 2610
Sharon Faith
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Twitter is an online social networking service
and microblogging service that enables its
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Twitter is on online communication tool
Platform for listening to others in new ways
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Created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and
launched in July.
Over 645 million active users as of 2014
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2007 – 1.2 million tweets per year
2008 - 4 million per year
By June 2010 – 65 million per day
◦ 750 tweets per se...
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As of January 2014, the accounts with the most followers
belonged to the following individuals a...
1. writer’s profile picture
2. writer’s Twitter @name
3. writer’s User name – e.g. John Smith
4. The “recycled” icon shows...
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@Twitter.com
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At twitter.com – SEARCH
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By grade
By subject
By person’s name
Click on a person you are following and who they
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Twitter.com using hashtags
◦ # = symbol used to identify a specific chat or topic
◦ #ntchat – New Teacher Chat

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Created in 2003
Microsoft bought it out in 2011
70 million registered users as of September
2013
October 2...
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A free and easy way for teachers to open up
their classroom. Meet new people, talk to
experts, share ideas and create a...
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Remote learning for Sick Students
International Language Exchange
Virtual field trips
Authors reading to ...
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Free video conferencing for up to 10 people
Team collaboration
◦ offers a suite of productivity apps that let you sh...
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  1. 1. INTC 2610 Sharon Faith
  2. 2.  Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets".
  3. 3.   Twitter is on online communication tool Platform for listening to others in new ways
  4. 4.   Created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched in July. Over 645 million active users as of 2014 ◦ Over 2.1 billion queries daily
  5. 5.    2007 – 1.2 million tweets per year 2008 - 4 million per year By June 2010 – 65 million per day ◦ 750 tweets per second    By March 2012 – 340 million tweets per day October 2013 – 500 million tweets per day January 2014 – 9,100 per second
  6. 6.            As of January 2014, the accounts with the most followers belonged to the following individuals and organizations: Katy Perry (51 million) Justin Bieber (50.0 million) Barack Obama (41.8 million) - highest ranked account representing a politician YouTube (40.0 million) - highest account not representing an individual Lady Gaga (41.0 million followers worldwide) Taylor Swift (39.4 million) Britanny Spears (36.2 million) - highest ranked account based outside the United States Rihanna (34.3 million) Instagram (31.1 million) Justin Timberlake (31.0 million)
  7. 7. 1. writer’s profile picture 2. writer’s Twitter @name 3. writer’s User name – e.g. John Smith 4. The “recycled” icon shows that the tweet you’re reading is a Retweet 5. The name of the person who retweeted this message. 6. The little balloon indicates a Google Maps reference in the tweet. 7. Image – the tweet contains a picture 8. Video – a video is embedded in this tweet 9. Reply – the tweet you’re viewing is a reply to an earlier tweet. 10. Expand – clicking here expands the sidebar to “drill down” on the current tweet. 11. The age of the tweet i.e. how long ago it was posted. 12. The #hashtag and is automatically hyper linked. 13. This is pretty much a standard hyperlink to an external location. 14. Also known as an @mention shows that this tweet is referencing another Twitter user. 15. Clicking on the @username expands the sidebar to show a summary profile of the person.
  8. 8.  @Twitter.com
  9. 9.  At twitter.com – SEARCH ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ By grade By subject By person’s name Click on a person you are following and who they are following appear
  10. 10.  Twitter.com using hashtags ◦ # = symbol used to identify a specific chat or topic ◦ #ntchat – New Teacher Chat     Twitter 4 Teachers Wiki – Website Hashtags.org - website What the Trend – website Tagulus - website
  11. 11.       Created in 2003 Microsoft bought it out in 2011 70 million registered users as of September 2013 October 2013 – 2 billion per minutes a day is a proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service Computers free, phones, text messagingthere may be charge. Check with your provider
  12. 12.  A free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom. Meet new people, talk to experts, share ideas and create amazing learning experiences with teachers from around the world.
  13. 13.        Remote learning for Sick Students International Language Exchange Virtual field trips Authors reading to school children Mystery Skype Remote Teaching Guest speakers (career day, politicians)
  14. 14.   Free video conferencing for up to 10 people Team collaboration ◦ offers a suite of productivity apps that let you share what’s on your screen, collaborate in Google Drive, view You Tube videow   you can also dial the person in by clicking on the “Invite” button and then the “+telephone” link. Calls to the US and Canada are free, and international calling rates are very low.
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