Twitter 101

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Twitter 101

  1. 1. Twitter 101 – Twitter for Dummies Presented By: Dana Sirotiak @Sirotiak02Elissa Malespina @SOMSlibrary
  2. 2. Twitter Road Maphttp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/10/teachers-roadmap-to-use-of-twitter-in.html
  3. 3. Creating a Twitter Account• Go to www.Twitter.com• Create an account
  4. 4. How to Tweet• You can only tweet up to 140 characters• You can tweet pictures• You can tweet links to websites
  5. 5. How to Retweet• RT = Retweet
  6. 6. How to Follow Someone on Twitter• Search for their Twitter handle• Click follow
  7. 7. How to Tweet Directly to Someone• When you are in your Tweet message box, you need to put the person’s Twitter handle into your tweet in order for them to get alerted someone tweeted directly to them
  8. 8. How to Reply to a Tweet Someone Sent You• Click the rely button (arrow pointing left) Tweet to them
  9. 9. How to Direct Message Someone• A personal, private message only that person can see and no one else• Still only 140 characters• Comparable to Text messaging, email
  10. 10. Great List of Chats to Follow• http://cybraryman.com/twitter.html• Amazing resource for following chats
  11. 11. Hashtags• A hashtag (#) is like a channel on the TV• Anyone who follows a hashtag will be able to see your tweets even if they do not follow up directly on Twitter• 1 choice to follow conversation is to use Tweet Deck
  12. 12. Twitter Hashtags http://edudemic.com/2012/10/the-teachers- quick-guide-to-educational-twitter-hashtags/
  13. 13. Livebinder Filled with Twitter Informationhttp://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=520798

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