Online Life:
Facebook and Twitter
Michelle Vonderhaar
Technology Training Coordinator
March 12, 2014
Social Networking?
Social media is a category of sites that is based on
user participation and user-generated content.
The...
Let’s Start with Facebook?
Define Facebook
hallman.nccommunities.org/glossary
Facebook is a social networking
website or a gathering spot, to
connect...
Facebook hits 1 BILLION
Are we obsessed?
http://alextrimpe.com/
So let’s look at a TYPICAL
Facebook user’s page, shall
we…
Meet Ms.Typical 
Your Timeline
Your Timeline
The News Feed
Other Fun Features
Facebook Chat:
Chat with your
Facebook
Friends that are
online when
you are.
Games to Play: Everyone
sh...
Your Friends
Search for both people that are
currently real life friends and
people you have not seen in a
while.
The Never-ending Search
for Friends
Your Profile: What others can
see
Your Privacy Settings
Sign Up for Facebook
www.facebook.com
What About Twitter
• What is it?
• Who is using it?
• How do I get
involved?
What IS Twitter?
An information network.
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the
latest storie...
Who Uses Twitter?
• 15% of adults online use Twitter
o Celebrities
o Authors
o News sources
Oprah’s Twitter Feed
Nelson DeMille (find
YOUR favorite author)
Up to the MINUTE news
Home
Tweet? What do I say?
• What’s on your mind?
• What are you doing?
• Where are you going?
• Is there something you’d like ...
Anatomy of a Tweet
@Mention
ReTweet, Links, Hashtags!
Direct Message
• A private message between two people who follow
one another
Why is it so confusing?
Twitter is about
conversation
• Sometimes you only see half of the conversation
• Sometimes you st...
Twitter
It’s like Instant Messaging the
whole world at once
HELP!!!
Facebook
Twitter
Facebook and Twitter
Help
• All Facebook – www.allfacebook.com: an
“unofficial” Facebook blog that provides
• Facebook Hel...
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  1. 1. Online Life: Facebook and Twitter Michelle Vonderhaar Technology Training Coordinator March 12, 2014
  2. 2. Social Networking? Social media is a category of sites that is based on user participation and user-generated content. They include: o social networking sites like LinkedIn or Facebook or Google+ o Social News sites like Digg or Reddit o Other sites that are centered on user interaction like Twitter. searchenginewatch.com/define
  3. 3. Let’s Start with Facebook?
  4. 4. Define Facebook hallman.nccommunities.org/glossary Facebook is a social networking website or a gathering spot, to connect with your friends and with your friends friends.
  5. 5. Facebook hits 1 BILLION
  6. 6. Are we obsessed? http://alextrimpe.com/
  7. 7. So let’s look at a TYPICAL Facebook user’s page, shall we…
  8. 8. Meet Ms.Typical  Your Timeline
  9. 9. Your Timeline
  10. 10. The News Feed
  11. 11. Other Fun Features Facebook Chat: Chat with your Facebook Friends that are online when you are. Games to Play: Everyone should try Candy Crush Saga or Angry Birds! Fan Pages, Community pages and Facebook Events: You can even RSVP to the event through FB!
  12. 12. Your Friends Search for both people that are currently real life friends and people you have not seen in a while.
  13. 13. The Never-ending Search for Friends
  14. 14. Your Profile: What others can see
  15. 15. Your Privacy Settings
  16. 16. Sign Up for Facebook www.facebook.com
  17. 17. What About Twitter • What is it? • Who is using it? • How do I get involved?
  18. 18. What IS Twitter? An information network. Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. Simply find the accounts you find most compelling and follow the conversations. https://twitter.com/about
  19. 19. Who Uses Twitter? • 15% of adults online use Twitter o Celebrities o Authors o News sources
  20. 20. Oprah’s Twitter Feed
  21. 21. Nelson DeMille (find YOUR favorite author)
  22. 22. Up to the MINUTE news
  23. 23. Home
  24. 24. Tweet? What do I say? • What’s on your mind? • What are you doing? • Where are you going? • Is there something you’d like to share? • What do you need to know…immediately? • But…you only have 140 characters!
  25. 25. Anatomy of a Tweet
  26. 26. @Mention
  27. 27. ReTweet, Links, Hashtags!
  28. 28. Direct Message • A private message between two people who follow one another
  29. 29. Why is it so confusing? Twitter is about conversation • Sometimes you only see half of the conversation • Sometimes you start in the middle of a conversation • Remember: Only 140 characters
  30. 30. Twitter It’s like Instant Messaging the whole world at once
  31. 31. HELP!!! Facebook Twitter
  32. 32. Facebook and Twitter Help • All Facebook – www.allfacebook.com: an “unofficial” Facebook blog that provides • Facebook Help – www.facebook.com/help • The Facebook Guide by Mashables – http://mashable.com/guidebook/facebo ok • The Twitter Guide by Mashables – http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter/ • Twitter Help – https://support.twitter.com/
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