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Second Life presentation on Twitter, May 20 2008

Second Life presentation on Twitter, May 20 2008

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  • 1. Q. What is ? A. microblogging application that answers the question: “What are you doing?”
      • Presented for SLL 2.0 by Cerulean Vesperia/Beth Gallaway
      • informationgoddess29@gmail.com
      • May 2008
  • 2.  
  • 3. What to Post
    • Tell the world what you are:
    • Doing in SL
    • Seeing in SL
    • Listening to in SL
    • OR
    • Respond to a friend!
  • 4. How to Post
    • Web
    • Phone/SMS
    • IM
    • Firefox Toolbar
    • Via SL
  • 5. Add Friends
    • Ask for their Twitter account name
    • OR
    • Search!
  • 6. Dress for Success @ MLA
  • 7. Friends List, May 2008
  • 8. Twitter in SL
    • Post SL reference questions
    • Post SL reference answers
    • Announce new developments on your SL project
    • Track locations in SL (SLURLS)
    • Take notes during meetings or professional development session
    • Networking
    • Other???
  • 9. Librarians That Tweet
    • Andrea Mercado
    • Beth Gallaway
    • Karen Schnieder
    • Linda Braun
    • Michael Stephens
    • Meredith Farkas
    • Steven Cohen
  • 10. Libraries & Organizations That Tweet
    • ALA
    • ADA Community Library
    • Cleveland Public Library
    • Lunar & Planetary Institute Library
    • UIUC Undergrad
    • YALSA
  • 11. Sign up for FREE
    • 1. Go to http://www.twitter.com
    • 2. Click “Join" to create a free twitter account screen
    • 3. Complete the form
    • 4. Click "I accept. Create my account"
  • 12. Get an SL Tweets HUD http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=214648
  • 13. Use Your SL Tweets HUD!
    • ‘ /123 help' - Get this help
    • ‘ /123 reset reset' - Resets the SLTweets hud
    • '/123 user' - Display stored
    • '/123 usersite' - Visit the SLTweets.com
    • '/123 channel <channel>' - Change the command channel
    • '/123 show|hide' - Show or hide the HUD completely
    • '/123 post <message>' - Post your message to Twitter.com
    • '/123 note <note>' - Store note for current location
    • '/123 tag <tag,tag,tag>' - Store tags for current location
    • '/123 search <criteria>' - Search your tweets, notes and tags on SLTweets.Com
  • 14. Track your locations in SL!
    • A SLURL looks like this:
    • http://slurl.com/secondlife/SIM/X/Y/Z
    • SIM = the name of the sim
    • X, Y and Z are numerical coordinates:
    • i.e. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/96/84/33
    • Note: if you click on a SLURL to teleport, you must launch Second Life, then open your map. The the region and coordinates will be filled into automatically, and then click to teleport.
  • 15. Friend Beth!
    • Log in to Twitter
    • Go to http://www.twitter.com/infogdss29
    • Click “Follow”
    • OR
    • Friend Cerulean! - http://twitter.com/ceru
  • 16. Resources
    • Thompson, Clive. &quot;Clive Thompson on How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense.&quot; Wired vol 15 no 7 June 26, 2007.
    • Hamilton, Anita. &quot;Why Everyone's Talking About Twitter.&quot; Time.
    • &quot;Internet Slang Phrases.&quot; Wikipedia.
    • Terraminds, a Twitter search application
    • TinyURL, makes long web addresses short!
    • TwitDir, a twitter search application.
    • Twitter on LibSuccess.
    • Links: http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29/twitter