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What are you doing now? The Twitterfication of the Web

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Presented with Michael Sauers. Internet Librarian 2008. Monterey, CA. October 22, 2008.

Presented with Michael Sauers. Internet Librarian 2008. Monterey, CA. October 22, 2008.

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    • 1. What are you doing now?The Twitterfication of the Web
      Michael Sauers&Christa Burns
      Nebraska Library Commission
    • 2. What is microblogging?
      The act of blogging that is:
      Short
      Fast
      Easy
      Mobile
    • 3. Enter Twitter
      Answer the question “What are you doing now?” in 140 characters or less
      Follow friends
      Be followed
      Like IM but asynchronous
      No “status”, others don’t know if your paying attention
    • 4.
    • 5. Create an account
    • 6. Set up posting options
    • 7. Design your home page
    • 8. Post
      A post: “Tweet”
      Creating a post: “Tweeting”
      Methods
      via the Web (twitter.com)
      via a client (Twhirl)
      via a bookmarklet (TwitThis)
      via e-mail
      via SMS (40404)
      Blog-to-Twitter (twitterfeed)
      URL’s that extend past the 140 character limit are automatically turned into TinyURLs
    • 9. Twitter.com
    • 10. Twhirl
    • 11. Twitter Vista Gadget
    • 12. TwitThis
    • 13. EmailTwitter.com
    • 14. twitterfeed
    • 15. Twitter commands
      @username
      d usernamemessage
      nudge username
      l: location information
      follow username
      leave username
      block username
      invite phonenumber
      #hashtag
    • 16. Direct messages
    • 17. Add friends
    • 18. Follow your friends
      Read your friends’ tweets via your Twitter homepage
      Read via a client
      Subscribe via RSS
      Receive via IM
      Receive tweets via SMS
      Graphical
      TwittervisionTwitter/Google Maps mashup
    • 19. Uses
      Ultra simple blogging
      Conferences
      Reference Questions
      News
      Traffic
      Weather
      Presidential Campaigning
      Web site updates
      Conversations
      Humor
      Characters
    • 20. aadl
    • 21. NLC Reference
    • 22.
    • 23. BBC News
    • 24. Oregon Traffic
    • 25. Boston Weather
    • 26. Barack Obama
    • 27. “Darth Vader”
    • 28. A Twitterconversationduring thedevelopment ofthis slide show
    • 29.
    • 30.
    • 31.
    • 32. Searching Twitter Content
    • 33. Problems
      TwitterferenceSo many SMS tweets that you can’t make a phone call.
      If it ever goes away, your content is gone
      Considered too distracting by some
      If you don’t participate, you won’t get anything out of it
    • 34. 7 Tips to a Good Twitter Experience
      Follow unto others
      @comment others
      Link to your stuff
      Don’t take non-responses personally
      Be patient
      Avoid addiction
      Use your name
      Source:http://meryl.net/2008/04/01/7-tips-to-a-good-twitter-experience/
    • 35. http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/000932.html
    • 36. Contact Information
      Michael SauersTechnology Innovation Librarian,Nebraska Library Commission
      msauers@nlc.state.ne.us
      www.travelinlibrarian.info
      twitter.com/msauers
      Christa BurnsOCLC Member Services Librarian,
      NEBASE / Nebraska Library Commission
      cburns@nlc.state.ne.us
      christajoy.blogspot.com
      twitter.com/cjburns

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