Microbloggingandrew.minh@iscom.me
Twitter
Twitter• A “micro-blog” where the size of the  post is limited to 140 characters
Twitter• A “micro-blog” where the size of the  post is limited to 140 characters• Use it to announce events, promote  your...
Origins
Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for  Applied Autonomy
Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for  Applied Autonomy• Allowed protesters at 2004 political  conventions to co...
Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for  Applied Autonomy• Allowed protesters at 2004 political  conventions to co...
Birth of Twitter
Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system  TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006
Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system  TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006• Massive exposure at South by  S...
Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system  TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006• Massive exposure at South by  S...
Your URL is the user name                                   you chose at sign-up                                          ...
Enter your textand shortenedlinks here                                           Trending topics                  Latest t...
Retweet•Can be a powerful marketing tool•Allows for a message to spread virally   Reply                                   ...
Companies or                                               organizations can now                                          ...
Copy the long url andpast to shorteningservice                                                        After shortening cop...
Get the free Twitter app• available on iPhone, Android and others        twitter.com/download
Microblogging takeaway tips
Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote  yourself
Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote  yourself• Complete your account profile, custom...
Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote  yourself• Complete your account profile, custom...
Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote   yourself• Complete your account profile, custo...
Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote   yourself• Complete your account profile, custo...
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  • social media week 3: microblogging

    1. 1. Microbloggingandrew.minh@iscom.me
    2. 2. Twitter
    3. 3. Twitter• A “micro-blog” where the size of the post is limited to 140 characters
    4. 4. Twitter• A “micro-blog” where the size of the post is limited to 140 characters• Use it to announce events, promote your blog posts, link to important news stories
    5. 5. Origins
    6. 6. Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for Applied Autonomy
    7. 7. Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for Applied Autonomy• Allowed protesters at 2004 political conventions to communicate via text messages broadcast through SMS to a group of users
    8. 8. Origins• TXTmob, developed by the Institute for Applied Autonomy• Allowed protesters at 2004 political conventions to communicate via text messages broadcast through SMS to a group of users• Works like an email mailing list • Sign up to send and receive messages in groups
    9. 9. Birth of Twitter
    10. 10. Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006
    11. 11. Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006• Massive exposure at South by Southwest interactactive festival as attendees used it to find each other
    12. 12. Birth of Twitter• Inspired by the SMS broadcast system TXTmob, Twitter was built in 2006• Massive exposure at South by Southwest interactactive festival as attendees used it to find each other• By May 2007 111 micro-blogging systems available. Twitter remains the most popular to this day
    13. 13. Your URL is the user name you chose at sign-up Verified account 160 character bioCustomize yourbackground You will see tweets from these people on your profile page 140 character tweets •New content •Offers •News •Respond to questions * i’m “iscommer”
    14. 14. Enter your textand shortenedlinks here Trending topics Latest tweets from all of your followers here
    15. 15. Retweet•Can be a powerful marketing tool•Allows for a message to spread virally Reply • Can make you brand seem approachable; respond to as many replies as you can
    16. 16. Companies or organizations can now promote a trend forThe hashtag (#) instant visibility• Used to connect ideas and conversations• More specific, lets users know exactly what topic you are referring to Trending topics *For this class use: #iscom_socialmedia
    17. 17. Copy the long url andpast to shorteningservice After shortening copy to pasteboard Tweet the link Link shortening services •bit.ly •tinyurl.com •ow.ly
    18. 18. Get the free Twitter app• available on iPhone, Android and others twitter.com/download
    19. 19. Microblogging takeaway tips
    20. 20. Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote yourself
    21. 21. Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote yourself• Complete your account profile, customizing background, adding an avatar, filling in bio, follow others
    22. 22. Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote yourself• Complete your account profile, customizing background, adding an avatar, filling in bio, follow others• Engage in conversations
    23. 23. Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote yourself• Complete your account profile, customizing background, adding an avatar, filling in bio, follow others• Engage in conversations• Pay attention to trending topics
    24. 24. Microblogging takeaway tips• Microblogging is a quick, easy way to promote yourself• Complete your account profile, customizing background, adding an avatar, filling in bio, follow others• Engage in conversations• Pay attention to trending topics• Use Twitter clients, like apps, to keep your account active
    25. 25. Click Plugins in sidebar Make sure it is activated (click “activate”, when it is activated it will say “deactivate” like above) Click Widgets in sidebarDrag the the Twitter widget to your sidebar Configure your Twitter widget with your Twitter username (I’m “iscommer”. Use the name you create) Activating your Twitter widget in Wordpress
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