Twitter - The Basics
Chad Lehman
DEN Community Manager
chad_lehman@discovery.com
@imcguy
Monday, August 5, 13
Twitter - Why?
Monday, August 5, 13
Twitter - Why?
Twitter - What Is It?
Monday, August 5, 13
Your Profile
•Picture
•Job
•Hobbies
•Location
•Website
2012 Siemens STEM Fellow
Monday, August 5, 13
Your Profile
•Picture
•Job
•Hobbies
•Location
•Website
Monday, August 5, 13
Update your profile.
You have 2 minutes.
Go.
Monday, August 5, 13
Account Settings
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Email Notifications
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Account Settings
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twitter.com/SiemensSTEMAcad
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Hashtags
Used to group messages together around a
common theme.
#STEMin13
#STEM
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STEMx Conference
September 19-21 - free, online.
www.stemxcon.com
@stemxcon #stemx13
Monday, August 5, 13
Sending a Tweet
140 characters - use any necessary hashtags.
Monday, August 5, 13
Send a Tweet.
Use hashtag #stemin13
You have 1 minute.
Go.
Monday, August 5, 13
@SiemensSTEMAcad I’m _____ for this
week. #stemin13
I’m learning this Twitter thing
@SiemensSTEMAcad with @DiscoveryEd
#ST...
Building Your Network
Twitter Lists
•STEM Fellows
•STAR Discovery Educators
STEM Educators/Organizations on Twitter
50 Twi...
Add at least 15 new people
to your network.
You have 5 minutes.
Go.
Monday, August 5, 13
Retweets & Sharing
A retweet (RT) is when you share a tweet that has
already been shared by someone else.
Monday, August 5...
Explore #stem hashtag
Find 3 things to retweet.
You have 3 minutes.
Go.
Monday, August 5, 13
Twitter Chat
Scheduled times for educators to discuss
certain topics.
#STEMchat - Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm ET
#edchat - Tue...
Explore. Play. Learn.
Go.
Monday, August 5, 13
dlc.com/twitterden
Monday, August 5, 13
Monday, August 5, 13
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  1. 1. Twitter - The Basics Chad Lehman DEN Community Manager chad_lehman@discovery.com @imcguy Monday, August 5, 13
  2. 2. Twitter - Why? Monday, August 5, 13
  3. 3. Twitter - Why? Twitter - What Is It? Monday, August 5, 13
  4. 4. Your Profile •Picture •Job •Hobbies •Location •Website 2012 Siemens STEM Fellow Monday, August 5, 13
  5. 5. Your Profile •Picture •Job •Hobbies •Location •Website Monday, August 5, 13
  6. 6. Update your profile. You have 2 minutes. Go. Monday, August 5, 13
  7. 7. Account Settings Monday, August 5, 13
  8. 8. Email Notifications Monday, August 5, 13
  9. 9. Account Settings Monday, August 5, 13
  10. 10. twitter.com/SiemensSTEMAcad Monday, August 5, 13
  11. 11. Hashtags Used to group messages together around a common theme. #STEMin13 #STEM Monday, August 5, 13
  12. 12. STEMx Conference September 19-21 - free, online. www.stemxcon.com @stemxcon #stemx13 Monday, August 5, 13
  13. 13. Sending a Tweet 140 characters - use any necessary hashtags. Monday, August 5, 13
  14. 14. Send a Tweet. Use hashtag #stemin13 You have 1 minute. Go. Monday, August 5, 13
  15. 15. @SiemensSTEMAcad I’m _____ for this week. #stemin13 I’m learning this Twitter thing @SiemensSTEMAcad with @DiscoveryEd #STEMin13 Monday, August 5, 13
  16. 16. Building Your Network Twitter Lists •STEM Fellows •STAR Discovery Educators STEM Educators/Organizations on Twitter 50 Twitter Feeds for STEM Educators Monday, August 5, 13
  17. 17. Add at least 15 new people to your network. You have 5 minutes. Go. Monday, August 5, 13
  18. 18. Retweets & Sharing A retweet (RT) is when you share a tweet that has already been shared by someone else. Monday, August 5, 13
  19. 19. Explore #stem hashtag Find 3 things to retweet. You have 3 minutes. Go. Monday, August 5, 13
  20. 20. Twitter Chat Scheduled times for educators to discuss certain topics. #STEMchat - Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm ET #edchat - Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 pm & 7:00-8:00 pm ET #DENchat - Thursdays, 8:00-9:00 pm ET Monday, August 5, 13
  21. 21. Explore. Play. Learn. Go. Monday, August 5, 13
  22. 22. dlc.com/twitterden Monday, August 5, 13
  23. 23. Monday, August 5, 13
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