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slides from Jason Rhode's presentation on Twitter Basics & Extensions as part of the online session, "Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education"; complete …

slides from Jason Rhode's presentation on Twitter Basics & Extensions as part of the online session, "Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education"; complete online handout and archived session are available at http://bit.ly/twitterinedu

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    • 1. Twitter Basics
    • 2. Twitter Described
      “Part blog, part social networking site, and part cell phone/IM tool. It is designed to let users describe what they are doing or thinking at a given moment, in 140 characters or less”
      – Educause 7 Things You Should Know About Twitter
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    • 3. Twitter Search
    • 4. Trending Topics
      "most breaking" news stories from across the world; hottest emerging trends and topics of discussion on Twitter
    • 5. Platform Independent
      Twitter messages, referred to as “tweets” can be sent and received from multiple platforms:
      Web-based Twitter account
      Software client on any desktop or laptop
      Twitter app on smart phone
      Twitter app on tablet
      SMS from any phone
      The same Twitter account can be accessed from any of the above platforms!
    • 6. The Web: Twitter.com
    • 7. Twitter App: Smart Phone
    • 8. Twitter App: iPad
    • 9. SMS
      Account can be configured to allow for messages to be sent via SMS to 40404
    • 10. http://www.editorsweblog.org/multimedia/2009/01/twitter_first_off_the_mark_with_hudson_p.php
    • 11. Election Coverage on Twitter
      http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2010/election.pulse
    • 12. Iranian Election Protests & Twitter
      http://www.newsweek.com/2009/06/25/a-twitter-timeline-of-the-iran-election.html
    • 13. Haiti Earthquake
      http://mashable.com/2010/01/12/haiti-earthquake-pictures
    • 14. Following Others
      Following someone on Twitter means:
      a) you are subscribing to their Tweets as a Follower
      b) their updates will appear in your timeline
      c) that person has permission to send you private Tweets, called direct messages
    • 15. Followers
      People who receive your tweets
    • 16. Anatomy of a Tweet
    • 17. Hashtag (#)
      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.
    • 18. @Mention
      Any Twitter update that contains @username anywhere in the body of the Tweet. (Yes, this means that replies are also considered mentions.)
    • 19. @Reply
      Public reply to another Twitter user, always beginning with @username
    • 20. Retweet (RT)
      Tweet that is reposted to your followers, either by clicking the “Retweet” link on the Twitter website or by beginning a tweet with RT @username
    • 21. Direct Message (D)
      private message sent via Twitter to one of your followers
    • 22. Favorites
      Favorites, represented by a small star icon next to a Tweet, are most commonly used when users like a Tweet and wish to save it for later.
    • 23. Lists
      Collections of other users
    • 24. Extending Twitter
    • 25. Getting More Out of Twitter
      Clients
      TweetDeck
      HootSuite
      Seesmic
      Apps
      Official Twitter App
      3rd Party Apps
      Utilities
      Twitterfeed
      twtpoll
      Shortening URLs
      Bit.ly
      Photos
      TwitPic
      yFrog
      Video
      yFrog
      Screenr
    • 26. TweetDeck
    • 27. HootSuite
    • 28. Seesmic
    • 29. Twitter App (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)
    • 30. TweetDeck(iPad)
    • 31. Shortening URLs: bit.ly
    • 32. TwitPic: Photos
    • 33. yFrog: Photos & Videos
    • 34. Screencasts: Screenr
    • 35. twtpoll
    • 36. Twitterfeed
    • 37. More Resources
      https://sites.google.com/site/twitterinedu/resources