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Twitter conventions by amad

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  • 1. Twitter Conventions
  • 2. • Very popular - 500 million registered users in the year 2012 • Tweet – short status • Character limit (140) • Hash tags - categorises the status by topic • List of popular “trending” topics • Direct messages • Retweets – sharing content • Following and followers • Activities • @ and usernames • Notifications • Communicate worldwide • Very fast way to find out what is happening • Eye witness accounts • False reports
  • 3. 1.Mouse hovered over hash tag and clicked. 2.Once clicked it leads on to this page full of tweets with the hash tag. Hash tags categorizes the status by topic. So when people use hash tags, they can click on the hash tag and it will lead them on to a page which contains tweets from twitter users around the world who have also used the same hash tags. This is useful and beneficial because it enables twitter users to see other peoples opinions and thoughts on the topic which is being used as a hash tag.
  • 4. Retweets allows you to share content to all your followers. Once someone Retweets a tweet it will appear on all their followers timeline. This is extremely useful and beneficial as it allows more people to see and read the particular tweet. This is useful for everyone but in particular twitter news pages, if there is breaking news and the news account tweets it, the Retweets will enable it to reach a wider audience worldwide and will enable the news to go around the media extremely fast. 1.Click Retweet button 2.It then appears on my timeline and on all my followers timeline

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