Twitter…?• Twitter: An information network made up of 140-character messages from all over the world,• Tweeter: An account holder on Twitter who posts and reads Tweets. Also known as Twitterers,• Twitterer: An account holder on Twitter who posts and reads Tweets. Also known as "Twitter user“,• Tweet (verb): Tweet, tweeting, tweeted. The act of posting a message, often called a "Tweet", on Twitter,• Tweet (noun): A message posted via Twitter containing 140 characters or fewer,• We use Tweeter as one of the platform to disseminate information & knowledge. It also helps us reach a large network of netizens.• So let’s signup…
How to Sign Up & Setup an account Go to http://twitter.com and find the sign up box, or use https://twitter.com/signup. Columns to be filled upTwitter Tutorial 1 - How to Signup:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJSoEbNxYKE&feature=related
Enter Full Name, Email & Password Full Name, Email Password
Choose User Name, Check orUncheck boxes as per your preference User Name Click here to Go to settings Click here to Create Account
Skip this step along with Next 4Click here toSkip this step
Your Home Page
Go to your Inbox and Verify Email(Note - Verification email is sent by Twitter on email id you had used during signupprocess. With out this step you can not establish full access to your Twitter account) Click here to Verify your Email
Home Page layout
Important components of your HomePage• Discover: The Discover tab is where youd find Stories, Who to Follow, Activity, Find Friends, and Browse Categories. The Discover tab is all about, you guessed it, discovering new and engaging things to do on Twitter!• Connect: The Connect tab lets you view interactions, mentions, recent follows and Retweets. Using the Connect tab youre able to view who has favorited or retweeted your Tweets, who has recently followed you, and all of your @replies and @mentions.• Trends/Trending Topic: A subject algorithmically determined to be one of the most popular on Twitter at the moment.• Tweet Button: A button you can use. Clicking this button allows Twitter users to post a Tweet with a link to that site.
Contd..• Follow Count: The numbers that reflect how many people you follow, and how many people follow you. Found on your Twitter Profile.• Follower: A follower is another Twitter user who has followed you.• Following: Your following number reflects the quantity of other Twitter users you have chosen to follow on the site.
How to change Settings of your Twitter account – accessing settings tab Click here to Go to settings
Setting up your Twitter Profile: Plan before you fill the details & Save (This information is seen by everyone. Great way to communicate your interest & purpose.) Bio: A short personal description of 160 characters or fewer used to define who you are on Twitter. Read a few Biobadata’s by exploring a few profiles of fellow Twitter members. Click here to SaveProfile: A Twitter page displaying information about a user, as well as all the Tweets theyhave posted from their account.
Set up Email NotificationsChoose as per your preference & Save Click here to Save
How Profile appears
What Are Hashtags ("#" Symbols)?• The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.Why use hashtags to categorize Tweets by a keyword:• People use the hashtag symbol # before a relevant keyword or phrase (no spaces) in their Tweet to categorize Tweets and help them show more easily in Twitter Search.• Clicking on a hashtagged word in any message shows you all other Tweets marked with that keyword..• #Hashtags can occur anywhere in the Tweet – at the beginning, middle, or end.• Our #hashtags - #spirituality #lightagemasters #lightchannels #quote #god #2012shift #love #life
What Are Hashtags ("#" Symbols)?• Hashtagged words that become very popular are often Trending Topics.• Example: In the Tweet below, @eddie included the hashtag #FF. Users created this as shorthand for "Follow Friday," a weekly tradition where users recommend people that others should follow on Twitter. Youll see this on Fridays.• Using hashtags correctly: If you Tweet with a hashtag on a public account, anyone who does a search for that hashtag may find your Tweet
What Are Hashtags ("#" Symbols)?• Dont #spam #with #hashtags. Dont over-tag a single Tweet. (Best practices recommend using no more than 2 hashtags per Tweet.)• Use hashtags only on Tweets relevant to the topic.• Related Articles: The site hashtags.org offers an overview of popular hashtags used on Twitter.• For more info. , Pl. visit… https://support.twitter.com/articles/166337-the- twitter-glossary#
How To Tweet Compose your tweet here and press tweet button. Pl. add relevant #hashtag as appropriate How to Use Twitter: What Makes a Good Tweet?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLkasGHN9-g&feature=BFa&list=SP427F352C428A06A2
How to Search on Twitter• To search for Tweets containing a keyword or hashtag:• Enter your search query into the search box at the top of the page.• Toggle between viewing People and Tweets results by clicking the menu on the left side of your page.• When viewing Tweets, choose to view Top or All results by clicking the options at the top of your search results timeline.• You can also choose to see results about a given topic from only the accounts you follow by selecting People you follow.
How to Search on TwitterTo search for Tweets mentioning a user:• Enter the user’s username, preceeded by the @ symbol, into the search box at the top of the page.• Tweets results display Tweets mentioning the username; People results display accounts matching that username. Toggle between the two on the left side of the page.• Tips: If you see a hashtag in someone’s Tweet, clicking it will perform a search for Tweets containing that exact hashtag.• Searching from your Connect tab defaults to people search results (it will show you accounts).• Searching from your Discover tab defaults to Tweet results for your query. You can switch between the two at any time by clicking the menu on the left side of the page.
How to Save SearchesHow to save a Twitter search:• Type your search query into the search box at the top of the page (shown below) and hit return.• Click on the gear icon and select Save search from the drop down menu (shown below).• Note: You may have up to 25 saved searches per account.
How to - Revisit a saved search & Remove it• Click anywhere in the search box at the top of the page.• A list of your saved searches will appear below the search box (shown below). Click on the saved search to revisit results for that query.• Click anywhere in the search box at the top of the page.• Click on the saved search query in the drop down (shown above).• When results appear, click the gear icon and select Remove saved search from the drop down. This search will no longer appear in your saved searches.
Searching Tweets realted to a #hashtag Enter a #hashtag here To search for tweets, people, photos, videos associated with hashtag) #hashtag search resultsHow to Use Twitter: Hashtags - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYmmGYNCavQ
Searching using Keyword Enter a Keyword (e.g sprituality) here To search for tweets, people, photos, videos associated with keyword
Developing network on Twitter (How ??? Start by following others...begin with a few known friends)Follow theseTwitter id’s -@hemantko,@deepthyr,@NewAgeSoul Access & review profile before you decide weather to follow a tweeterer. Example- Click here to visit Milele’s Profile to understand details. How to Use Twitter: Getting More Followers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6Fc9ZJGh2Y&feature=BFa&list=SP427F352 C428A06A2
Review Profile of a Twitter User Click here to access Milele’s Timeline (tweets, profile, followers etc.)
Review Tweets on peoples timeline you wish to follow Milele’s timeline with Tweets
Expanding a Tweet Click on Expand to see tweet details
Review a Tweet Expanded look… after Clicking ExpandExpand – To know the details of tweet such as: Time, device used etc.
Follow a Twiteerer Example Follow Milele. You start receiving tweets from herDevelop network of fellow twiteeers through exploration, follow, FRW network etc.
Follow Some @users to begin with1. https://twitter.com/Light_Channel2. https://twitter.com/EckhartTolle3. https://twitter.com/_NealeDWalsch4. https://twitter.com/DeepakChopra5. https://twitter.com/marwilliamson6. https://twitter.com/gary_zukav7. https://twitter.com/paulocoelho8. https://twitter.com/persdevquotes9. https://twitter.com/Inspire_Us10. https://twitter.com/InspireBookClub11. https://twitter.com/ShipsofSong12. https://twitter.com/EckTOLLEQuotes13. https://twitter.com/DalaiLama
Review who are you FollowingClick here to go toFollowing’s list Here you can find and follow people of similar interest Following - Your following number reflects the quantity of other Twitter users you have chosen to follow.
Interaction - Tweeting to an userWrite here andpress Tweetbutton to send atweet to Milele
Interaction - Replying to a Tweet Click here to reply to this tweet After writing your reply press tweet buttonReply - A Tweet posted in reply to another users tweet/message, usually posted by clicking the"reply" button next to their Tweet in your timeline.
ReTweet Click here to Retweet. How to Use Twitter: Reply, Retweet, and Direct Messagehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWo5Aueoy28&feature=autoplay&list=SP427F352C428A06A2&playnext=1
Retweet Click here to Retweet. Then it will appear on your timelineRetweet- The act of forwarding another users Tweet to all of your followers.
How to Favorite a Tweet Click here to Favorite a tweet. You can check it later in your FavoritesFavorite - To favorite a Tweet means to mark it as one of your favorites by clicking theyellow star next to the message.
People who Follow you Here you can findClick here to go to summary of profilesFollowers’ list people who follow you Twitter Tutorial 4 - The Basics Discovering People to Follow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJYR_qBxNNA&feature=autoplay&list=PLD5831E10E95DE83B&playnext=2
@Connect - How to Engage (Very imp. to check whenever you login to your Tweeter account) Browse the tab to view recent – interactions, mentions, recent follows and Retweets• The Connect tab lets you view interactions, mentions, recent follows and Retweets. Using the Connect tab youre able to view who has favorited or retweeted your Tweets, who has recently followed you, and all of your @replies and @mentions. Twitter Tutorial 3 - How to Engage:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1EufuDrvyw&feature=autoplay&list=PLD5831E10E95DE83B&playnext=1
#Discover – What is happening at present on Twitter network Browse the tab to view recent – interactions, mentions, recent follows and Retweets• The Dicover tab lets you view current Stories popular on Twitter, Who to follow – Suggestions , Find friends - dialogue box to search for FRW using your contact lists, Categories – Profiles categorized using popular categories.
The Twitter Glossary• Direct Message: Also called a DM and most recently called simply a "message," these Tweets are private between the sender and recipient. Tweets sent over SMS become DMs when they begin with "d username" to specify who the message is for.• Interactions: A timeline in the Connect tab displaying all ways other users have interacted with your account, like adding you to a list, sending you a @reply, marking one of your Tweets as a Favorite, retweeting one of your Tweets.• Lists: Curated groups of other Twitter users. Used to tie specific individuals into a group on your Twitter account.• Listed: To be included in another Twitter users list. Listed numbers and details appear in the statistics section of your profile.
The Twitter Glossary• Favorite: To favorite a Tweet means to mark it as one of your favorites by clicking the yellow star next to the message. You can also favorite via SMS.• FF: #FF stands for "Follow Friday." Twitter users often suggest who others should follow on Fridays by tweeting with the hashtag #FF.• Follow: To follow someone on Twitter is to subscribe to their Tweets or updates on the site.• Mention: Mentioning another user in your Tweet by including the @ sign followed directly by their username is called a "mention". Also refers to Tweets in which your username was included.
The Twitter Glossary• MT: Similar to RT, an abbreviation for "Modified Tweet." Placed before the retweeted text when users manually retweet a message with modifications, for example shortening a Tweet.• Name: A name that can be different from your username and is used to locate you on Twitter. Must be 20-characters or fewer.• Reply: A Tweet posted in reply to another users message, usually posted by clicking the "reply" button next to their Tweet in your timeline. Always begins with @username.• Retweet (noun): A Tweet by another user, forwarded to you by someone you follow. Often used to spread news or share valuable findings on Twitter.
The Twitter Glossary• Retweet (verb): To retweet, retweeting, retweeted. The act of forwarding another users Tweet to all of your followers. You cant retweet certain tweets.• RT: Abbreviated version of "retweet." Placed before the retweeted text when users manually retweet a message.• Search (Integrated Search): A box on your Twitter homepage that allows you to search all public Tweets for keywords, usernames, hashtags, or subject. Searches can also be performed at search.twitter.com.• Timeline: A real-time list of Tweets on Twitter. See also Home Timeline.
The Twitter Glossary• Top Tweets: Tweets determined by a Twitter algorithm to be the most popular or resonant on Twitter at any given time.• URL Shortener: URL shorteners are used to turn long URLs into shorter URLs. Shortening services can be found online. Find out how to shorten links.• Username: Also known as a Twitter handle. Must be unique and contain fewer than 15 characters. Is used to identify you on Twitter for replies and mentions.• For More information & Support Pl. visit... https://support.twitter.com/
Important related Articles & Videos• https://support.twitter.com/• http://mashable.com/2012/06/05/twitter-for-beginners/• http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter/• New Twitter 2012 - How to Use the New Twitter Layout: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zRQ21xT4Tc (Pl. change quality of video to see clearly)• Twitter Tutorial 1 - How to Signup: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJSoEbNxYKE&feature=related• Twitter Tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD5831E10E95DE83B&feature=plcp• How to Use Twitter:• http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL427F352C428A06A2