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  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Welcome to my slide show presentation on Twitter.Twitter :How it is used by students.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Welcome to my slide show presentation on Twitter.
    Twitter: How it is used by students.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
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    Welcome to my slide show presentation on Twitter.
    Twitter: How it is used by students.
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    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
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    Welcome to my slide show presentation on Twitter.
    Twitter: How it is used by students.
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    When we understand that slide we will have won the war.
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    When we understand that slide we will have won the war.
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    If you understand this slide... This presentation is not for you.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort,
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or
    My research report is on Twitter, a relatively new form of microblogging which allows the user to broadcast their thoughts to the world.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple
    Twitter is called Microblogging because it only allows text-based posts of up to 140 characters per message.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on
    Users can write and read posts from any other user.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrien Kynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a
    Further an author’s posts are displayed on their profile page and delivered to their subscribed users, known as Followers.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Twitter Twitter
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
  • Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    The simple short message has been seen as an advantage over other weblogs which require more time and effort, encouraging more engagement.
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
  • Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    RJmetricsRjmetrics
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    However some have argued that twitter is shrinking attention spans and discourse cannot be reduced to a tweet or powerpoint slide (like above).
  • KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
  • RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
    Twitter has been designed like other new technologies to work in the ‘cloud’, accessible by multiple devices in multiple locations.
  • RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrien Kynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    Twitter Twitter
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
  • EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter Twitter
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
    The focus on my study is to investigate how twitter is being used by students and staff at the University of Canberra?
    Users can access Twitter on broadband via a video game console or through faint connections in rural areas via SMS on a mobile phone.
  • EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
    The focus on my study is to investigate how twitter is being used by students and staff at the University of Canberra?
    Twitter Twitter
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
  • Twitter Twitter
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    The focus on my study is to investigate how twitter is being used by students and staff at the University of Canberra?
    How data was collected. http://bit.ly/94dDko
    In December 2009 Twitter had 75million accounts, according to RJmetrics, however only 17% of those accounts sent a tweet in December 2009.
  • Twitter Twitter
    EvanWilliamsTwitter Co-founder
    RJMetricsRjmetrics
    KOBrienKynan
    Twitter aims at providing “timely bits of information” to help users make better choices.
    “Twitter Will Get to a Billion Members” http://bit.ly/ab541L
    About 80% of all Twitter users have tweeted fewer than ten times. http://bit.ly/62HeQW
    How data was collected. http://bit.ly/94dDko
    KOBrienKynan O’Brien
    The focus on my study is to investigate how twitter is being used by students and staff at the University of Canberra?
  • Data Collection.
    The focus on my study is to investigate how twitter is being used by students and staff at the University of Canberra?
    To identify users, “uni Canberra”, “University of Canberra” were searched using twitter’s search function.
    Users who mentioned University of Canberra in some way were followed.
    Business and people with private locked tweets were excluded from the selected users.
    So far 30 users have been identified.
    The public posts made through twitter over the two month period from the 20th of August to the 20th of October 2010 were collected.
  • Sub-questions.
    The first sub-question relies on Huberman, Romero, and Wu’s Social networks that matter: Twitter under the microscope. Using their research as guide, the twitter messages are analysed to determine the underlying social network hidden beneath the declared friends and followers. My interest is finding out how many people use twitter to communicate directly with another person.
  • Sub-questions.
    The second sub-question, is how frequently do users link to other content not on twitter? With the vast amounts of information available on the internet the search engines and other devices used for filtering information have become more important. Twitter due to its limited character posts often links users to other sites. My interest is discovering how frequently this occurs, as well as the main types of information linked, ie photograph, video, newspaper article.
  • Sub-questions.
    The third and final sub-question that arises is what exactly are the selected users talking about on twitter? What information is commonly shared on twitter? Categorising posts as comments about either news and current affairs, university news, other online information, or other personal comments. My aim is to discover the main use of twitter by the selected users, as well as analyse how often posts about university work is created by the selected users.
  • Why do you want to know more about this research?
    This report will outline the key implication to using twitter in an educational setting.
    Twitter has the potential, when used to supplement traditional forms of teaching, to enhance the learning experience, allows quick interaction with teachers, academics, and fellow students, reinforcing social ties, and promoting the dispersal of ideas, and criticisms of those ideas.
    By analysing how twitter is used currently, this report hope to help inform educational institutions into how twitter can be used in the future.