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Project 1 and 2 presentation done for my COL270 course at Zayed University.

Project 1 and 2 presentation done for my COL270 course at Zayed University.



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    • Always wondering what’s happening Tweet Tweet: Maryam Ibrahim 201012792
    • Why matters?
      • What Twitter does, in a simple and brilliant way, is to merge a number of interesting trends in social networking particularly in a type known as micro-blogging, lightweight presence indicators , and status messages into a fascinating blend of permanence, public and private . In a world where we’re seldom able to spend significant amounts of time with the people we care about, keeping people updated on what you’re doing and staying aware of what others are doing is powerful, and that’s why Twitter matters .
      Purpose of the presentation
      • Introduction about micro-blogging
        • Definition
        • Purpose
        • Twitter
      • What’s next (information about Twitter)
      • Get started with Twitter
        • Creating an account
        • Creating an account (Jing)
        • Video
        • Terminology 101
        • Editing you account
        • Features
      • Who, Why and How of Twitter?
        • Twitter’s users
        • Twitter usages
        • How it’s used
      List of content
      • Advantages and Disadvantages of Twitter
      • Interesting and entertaining facts about Twitter
      • Twitter’s assessment
      • Reference List
      • Sign up and/or do the survey
    • Lets start with an introduction about Micro-blogging
    • Micro-blogging Brief introduction about
      • A type of blog that lets users publish short text updates . Bloggers can usually use a number of service for the updates including instant messaging. The posts are called micro-posts , while the act of using these services to update your blog is called micro-blogging.
      • It also can be the practice of posting small pieces of digital content on the internet, which could be:
      • Text
      • Pictures
      • Links
      • Short videos
    • Micro-blogging Brief introduction about
      • Micro-blogging offers a portable communication mode that feels organic and spontaneous to many.
      • Friends use it to keep in touch , business associates use it to coordinate meetings or share useful resources , and celebrities and politicians micro-blog about concert dates ,
      • etc.
    • Micro-blogging Brief introduction about Twitter Just as there are many different kinds of social media sites, so there are many different ways to micro-blog, one of the most popular ones is Twitter .
    • What’s ? And finally we come to ? ? ? ? Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Jack Dorsey (from left to right).
      • Twitter is a free micro-blogging and messaging service , at its most basic, is a series of short online announcements or ‘tweets’ consist of 140 character .
      • It enables you to add new content from your browser, instant messaging application, or even mobile phone.
      • The service was founded by programmers Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, and Biz Stone in 2006 .
    • Get Started with Tweet Tweet Lets
    • Get started with
      • Navigate to https://twitter.com/signup
      • “ It’s your turn. Join Twitter” page will appear, fill in the first field with your full name.
      • An automatically suggested username will appear, either you select a username from one of the usernames suggested, or create your own. Keep in mind: Try to pick something that describes you.
      • Enter a password . Be tricky! Include letters, numbers and symbols.
      • Enter your email address.
      • Fill in the “ Captcha ” to prove you're human, not a machine!
      • Pick sources that interest you.
      • You are done!
      Creating an account
    • What’s Next? Get started with ? ? ? ? Creating an account Get started with twitter. (via Jing) Click here to watch the video online
    • Twitter: Discover what’s new in your world. Click here to view it online.
    • Terminology 101 ‘ s
      • Tweets: each of you Twitter posts or updates.
      • @ Symbol: is a way of referring to or mentioning another Twitter user, it’s used before a user’s name. For example @Tweep2011Tweep.
      • Retweet or RT: is when you share the tweet of one user with all of your Twitter followers.
      • Reply: is when you respond to a tweet from a particular user.
      • Direct Messages: whereas replies are completely public, a direct message is akin to a private message that you send through a discussion board.
      • Follower: allows for one-way relationships. If you find interesting Twitter users "follow them" to subscribe to their tweets, and you can “unfollow them” as well.
      • # Hash Tags: are words that begin with the number sign. They are used when many people are tweeting about the same topic event, and it’s often atop trending topics list. For example #UAE40, which is for the UAE national day the 40 th by then Twitter users will be able to check the events about it after clicking on #UAE40.
    • Editing your account. (via Jing) Click here to watch the video online
    • Features?
      • Who to follow: Shows Twitter accounts that you might like to follow based on who you follow and other variables.
      • Twitter for business: Twitter has its own handy Twitter for Business guide including a glossary of terms, best practices, case studies and tips on optimizing your Twitter activity.
      • Advertising on Twitter: You can get started with advertising on Twitter and learn more about Promoted Trends, Promoted Tweets and even Promoted Accounts.
      • Search: When you search for a keyword or topic in the search field, and you can save the search.
      • “ Follow Me” button : Official, compact, and in available in a variety of sizes and shapes, and looks great on any website or blog.
      • The Tweet button: A Tweet button lets others share your website or blog content on Twitter, and it’s available in most web pages.
      What are some of the
    • Who, Why, and How of Tweet Tweet
    • Who uses ? Who, Why and How ..
      • Twitter opens doors for all kinds of accessibility to people you might never have had access to before. It’s become an effective tool for reaching out to people, companies, and even celebrities both on – and offline. Here are some of who you probably may find on Twitter:
      • Professionals (Politicians, Authors, Artists, Celebrities, Press, etc.)
      • Education institutions (Professors and teachers, Publishers, Students, etc.)
      • Individuals (Random people, could be a mother, father, religious ones or unconventional, etc. )
      Twitter users:
    • Why they’re using
      • Keep in touch with friends
      • Post status updates
      • Find News: Stay up-to date
      • Work related
      • For research
      • Other
      • Though most people use Twitter to keep in touch with their friends, or to share ideas and thoughts, other reasons for using the service differs slightly among men and women . Posting status updates is the second most popular reason women use Twitter, while more men use it to find latest news .
      • Check the entertaining facts slide for more information: Click Here
      Who, Why and How .. Twitter usages:
    • How is used? Who, Why and How ..
      • People use twitter in a variety of ways, it may include:
      • Post personal updates (OMG!)
      • Post work updates (To-Do..)
      • Share links to news stories (www.)
      • Post general life observations (TODAY..)
      • Retweet others (Retweeted by..)
      • Send direct messages (@Mariam..)
      • Share photos
      • Share videos
      • Tweet location (@..)
      • Offer consumer services (Etisalat..)
      • Offer Deals (Sales 10%..)
      • Check the entertaining facts slide for more information: Click Here
      How to use it and what to tweet: Remember: What you say on Twitter may be viewed all around the world instantly. You are what you Tweet!
    • of
      • It’s for free
      • Easy to join and use
      • Twitter is democracy
      • Impersonal relationships, and more private than other social networking
      Advantages & Disadvantages Advantages: Disadvantages:
      • Reduces compassion
      • Time consumption if used a lot
      • Internet predators
    • Fact about LOOK AT THE NUMBERS: Interesting and entertaining
      • +460K accounts
      • are created every day
      • 177 Million tweets send per day
      • 182% increase in mobile Twitter users
      • in the past year,
      • 2010
      Keep in touch: 34% Male , 48% Female Status updates: 28% Male , 29% Female Find News: 31% Male , 21% Female Work related: 23% Male , 22% Female For research: 10% Male , 8% Female Other: 3% Male , 6% Female TO.. 72% Personal updates 62% Work updates 55% Share News links 54% Life observation 53% Retweet others 52% Direct messages 40% Share photos 28% Share videos 24% Tweet location Used for..
    • Learning objectives: ‘ s Assessment Tweet Tweet
    • Multiple Choice , True and False Assessment Take the quiz: Click here If an error occurred please copy and paste this link: http://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=jvc4eb508e02528f
    • Reference List
      • Bruno, A. (2009, March 7). Twitter on the highway. Billboard . Retrieved October 21, 2011 from http://books.google.com/books?id=3Huu90EQHpEC&pg=PT15&dq=twitter&hl=en&ei=v62hToGiAomq-gb7hdCjBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=book-thumbnail&resnum=1&ved=0CDAQ6wEwAA#v=onepage&q=twitter&f=false
      • Clapperton, G. (2010). WebWise: What is Twitter? Retrieved October 20, 2011 form http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-twitter
      • Carlson, N. (April 13, 2011). The real history of Twitter . Business Insider SAI. Retrieved October 20, 2011 from http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-04-13/tech/29957143_1_jack-dorsey-twitter-podcasting
      • Comm, J. (2010). Twitter power 2.0: How to dominate your market one tweet at a time . New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Retrieved October 21, 2011 from http://books.google.com/books?id=R9Sg5X6D92EC&printsec=frontcover&dq=twitter&hl=en&ei=HqyhTrbGOMSa-gaLs-y7BQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false
      • Five reasons why twitter is the best social media. (n.d.). Retrieved October 20, 2011 from http://www.tuttoaster.com/five-reasons-why-twitter-is-the-best-social-media/
      • Hamilton, J. (n.d.). Advantages and disadvantages of Twitter. Retrieved October 25, 2011 from http://www.ehow.com/list_6026451_advantages-disadvantages-twitter.html
      • Larson, D. (2011). Who uses Twitter and how—2011 stats infographic. Retrieved October 27, 2011 from http://blog.tweetsmarter.com/twitter-stats/who-uses-twitter-and-how%E2%80%942011-stats-infographic/
      • Microblog. (n.d.). Retrieved November 4, 2011 form http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/M/microblog.html
      • Sherman, A. (2011). 10 Twitter features you might be missing. Retrieved October 27, 2011 from http://gigaom.com/collaboration/10-twitter-features-you-might-be-missing/
      • Twitter terminology 101. (n.d.). Retrieved October 25, 2011 from http://sandesaimond.hubpages.com/hub/Twitter-Terminology-101
      • O’Reilly, T., & Milstein, S. (2009). The Twitter book. California: O’Reilly Media, Inc. Retrieved October 21, 2011 from http://books.google.com/books?id=kHRvB9pp1RwC&printsec=frontcover&dq=twitter&hl=en&ei=v6mhTsbsGZCa-waV4633Dw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDoQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false
      • O’Leary,T., & O’Leary, L. (2012) Computing essentials 2012: Making IT work for you. New York:McGraw Hill.
      Resources used for the presentation’s preparation
    • Sign up! Not a Twitter user yet? No thanks, take me to do the survey.