Social Media Basics
• Facebook – Things you might now know
• Twitter – Why use it
• LinkedIn – Professionally Connected
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Create Interest Lists
to unclutter news feed
You don’t have to like the a FB page to have it in
your list. If you like the page it will show up in
your regular news feeds. Interest lists don’t
update regular feed.
Hashtag: A hashtag is a term, prefixed by the #
symbol, to mark keywords or topics in posts so
they are easily searchable.
Anyone can create their own hashtag!!
Yes they can be used in Facebook too.
Why Use Twitter
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Why Use Twitter - Learn
Tweet: The message you send out to your
followers from your Twitter account.
Remember only 140
Handle: How you are identified on Twitter. It’s
the @ symbol, plus the name you have given
your account (@gtwebdesigns)
Following: What you do to view tweets from someone
Followers: Those people or organizations “following”
your tweets. Who want to hear what you have to say
Retweet: When you resend a tweet from
Direct Messages “DM”: Private notes are called
Hashtag: A hashtag is a term, prefixed by
the # symbol, to mark keywords or topics
in tweets so they are easily searchable.
Use 2-4 #hashtags
in a tweet
#Buythis! Get my stuff! #sale today buy now
#seriously shop at my store. Are you shopping yet?!?!
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