Twitter 
Not Just about 
Miley Cyrus 
and 
Weird #Hashtags
#FLBlogConEDU
@PROFESSORJOSH
#FLBlogConEDU
@PROFESSORJOSH
“The qualities that
make Twitter seem
insane and half-baked
are what makes it so
powerful.”
-­‐  Jonathan  Zi+rain  
–Harv...
Twitter
Twi%er  is  a  real-­‐-me  
informa-on  network  
that  connects  you  to  
the  latest  stories,  
ideas,  opinio...
Twi%er.com
Full  Name,  Email,  Password.  
Username  (ex.  @professorjosh)
Confirma-on  Email  
Please  note:  You  can  
...
Twitter
h%p://twi%er.com/professorjosh  
Glossary of
twitter terms
•  Tweet.  A  message  sent  via  Twi%er  (140  characters).
•  Follow  To  follow  someone  on ...
Twitter hashtags
The  #  symbol,  called  a  hashtag,  is  used  to  mark  keywords  or  topics  in  a  Tweet.  It  was  c...
Twitter Search
You  can  search  
anything  on  
Twi%er  
including  an  
advance  search  
with  loca-on,  
people,  and ...
Twitter tips
•  “@”  reply  at  the  beginning  will  only  show  
up  to  those  replied  to  or  following  both  
you  ...
Twitter Chat
Interac-ve  conversa-on  at  a  specific  -me  on  Twi%er,  usually  
covering  a  specific  topic  using  a  h...
Twitter Tools
• Hootsuite
• Buffer
• IFTTT
Twitter Apps
•  Twi%er
•  Hootsuite
•  TweetDeck
Twitter Apps
• Flipboard
• Zite
Twitter Tools
•  Tweetdoc
•  TweetReports
Twitter Tools
•  Revist
•  Men-onmapp
•  PowerPoint
Twitter Tools
Twi%er  Widgets
Josh Murdock!
Facebook.com/professorjosh!
Instagram.com/professorjosh!
Slideshare.net/jmurdock3!
josh@professorjosh.com!
@...
Tech Talk
Wearable  Technology:  Separa-ng  Fact  from  Science  Fic-on
April  30,  2014
6-­‐7  p.m.
Downtown  Orlando  Li...
Twi%er  www.twi%er.com  
•  Mashable’s  The  Twi%er  Guide  Book  h%p://mashable.com/guidebook/twi%er/    
•  What’s  a  T...
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Twitter: Not just about Miley Cyrus and Weird #hashtags #FLBlogConEDU

  1. 1. Twitter Not Just about Miley Cyrus and Weird #Hashtags #FLBlogConEDU @PROFESSORJOSH
  2. 2. #FLBlogConEDU @PROFESSORJOSH
  3. 3. “The qualities that make Twitter seem insane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.” -­‐  Jonathan  Zi+rain   –Harvard  Law  Professor  &  Internet  Expert
  4. 4. Twitter Twi%er  is  a  real-­‐-me   informa-on  network   that  connects  you  to   the  latest  stories,   ideas,  opinions  and   news  at  140   characters  at  a  -me.   h%p://twi%er.com/ professorjosh   Tweet  Me!   @PROFESSORJOSH #SMEDU
  5. 5. Twi%er.com Full  Name,  Email,  Password.   Username  (ex.  @professorjosh) Confirma-on  Email   Please  note:  You  can   change  your  username  in  your   account  seXngs  at  any  -me,  as  long   as  the  new  username  is  not  already   in  use. Usernames  must  be  fewer  than  15   characters  in  length  and  cannot   contain  "admin"  or  "Twi%er",  in   order  to  avoid  brand  confusion. Twitter Accounts
  6. 6. Twitter h%p://twi%er.com/professorjosh  
  7. 7. Glossary of twitter terms •  Tweet.  A  message  sent  via  Twi%er  (140  characters). •  Follow  To  follow  someone  on  Twi%er  is  to  subscribe  to  their  tweets.   •  Reply  @  A  Tweet  posted  in  reply  to  another  user's  message,  usually  posted  by  clicking  the  "reply"  bu%on  next  to  their  Tweet  in  your  -meline.  Always  begins  with  @username. •  Retweet  (RT).  A  repeated  tweet.  It  some-mes  used  in  a  reply  to  allow  everyone  to  see  the  original  tweet.   •  DM.  A  Direct  Message  sent  via  Twi%er  only  the  recipient  can  see. h%ps://support.twi%er.com/entries/166337-­‐the-­‐tw
  8. 8. Twitter hashtags The  #  symbol,  called  a  hashtag,  is  used  to  mark  keywords  or  topics  in  a  Tweet.  It  was  created   organically  by  Twi%er  users  as  a  way  to  categorize  messages. Example: #edtech  #highered #smedu  #elearning    
  9. 9. Twitter Search You  can  search   anything  on   Twi%er   including  an   advance  search   with  loca-on,   people,  and   various  words.  
  10. 10. Twitter tips •  “@”  reply  at  the  beginning  will  only  show   up  to  those  replied  to  or  following  both   you  and  the  person  replied  to.  Add  a   period  or  word  in  front  to  show  to   everyone.  (VIDEO) •  Avatar  should  be  a  photo  of  you •  Fill  out  your  bio  and  be  wi%y •  Scheduling  OK  but  don’t  automate   everything •  Engage,  Engage,  Engage •  Don’t  worry  about  follower  count,  it’s   about  the  conversa-on.   •  Save  certain  frequently  used  searches
  11. 11. Twitter Chat Interac-ve  conversa-on  at  a  specific  -me  on  Twi%er,  usually   covering  a  specific  topic  using  a  hashtag.   #lrnchat #edchat #getrealchat
  12. 12. Twitter Tools • Hootsuite • Buffer • IFTTT
  13. 13. Twitter Apps •  Twi%er •  Hootsuite •  TweetDeck
  14. 14. Twitter Apps • Flipboard • Zite
  15. 15. Twitter Tools •  Tweetdoc •  TweetReports
  16. 16. Twitter Tools •  Revist •  Men-onmapp •  PowerPoint
  17. 17. Twitter Tools Twi%er  Widgets
  18. 18. Josh Murdock! Facebook.com/professorjosh! Instagram.com/professorjosh! Slideshare.net/jmurdock3! josh@professorjosh.com! @professorjosh @PROFESSORJOSH                                                      PROFESSORJOSH.COM   #FLBlogConEDU  
  19. 19. Tech Talk Wearable  Technology:  Separa-ng  Fact  from  Science  Fic-on April  30,  2014 6-­‐7  p.m. Downtown  Orlando  Library Melrose  Center   Technology  –  Innova-on  -­‐  Crea-vity @PROFESSORJOSH                                                      PROFESSORJOSH.COM   #FLBlogConEDU  
  20. 20. Twi%er  www.twi%er.com   •  Mashable’s  The  Twi%er  Guide  Book  h%p://mashable.com/guidebook/twi%er/     •  What’s  a  Twi%er  Chat?   h%p://professorjosh.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/whats-­‐a-­‐twi%er-­‐chat/   •  How  to  Run  a  Successful  Twi%er  Chat   h%p://mashable.com/2009/12/08/twi%er-­‐chat/   •  Twi%er  Dic-onary:  A  Guide  to  Understanding  Twi%er  Lingo   h%p://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/Twi%er_Dic-onary_Guide.asp   •  100  Ways  to  Use  Twi%er  in  Educa-on,  By  Degree  of  Diffculty   h%p://edudemic.com/2012/04/100-­‐ways-­‐to-­‐use-­‐twi%er-­‐in-­‐educa-on-­‐by-­‐degree-­‐ of-­‐difficulty/   •  Top  100  Twi%er  Tools  2012   h%p://dailytekk.com/2012/03/19/the-­‐top-­‐100-­‐twi%er-­‐tools-­‐of-­‐2012-­‐categorized/   •  Learning  Technology  Services  Valencia  Twi%er:  h%p://twi%er.com/LTSVALENCIA   •  Professor  Josh  Twi%er  h%p://twi%er.com/professorjosh    

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