Mention @twittername in a tweet• Other user gets notified for the mention• Do this to get someone’s attention on Twitter, credit someone or start a public discussion
@twittername + tweet Semi-private messaging• Will not show in the twitterstream of my followers• Will be published publicly on my Twitter profile page• @palijntje will get a notification and see the message• These message are NOT private!
Privacy settings• Keep geolocation switched off (nobody needs to know you are a long way from home)• You can choose to protect your tweets if having a big audience is not your goal.• Always think about the things you tweet first.
Retweet: repeat a message by someone else in your own network
Information stream• Listen to what others are saying (about your school)• Get new information by valuable sources• Follow other schools
Communicate• Fast way to report events or school news• Embed your tweets on your website as extra source of information• Get people visiting your website by putting links on twitter.• Send your tweets to other social networks.
School website Social mediaInformation people are Grab peoplessearching for. attention.Posting: Posting:• Primary source of • Links to schoolsite information • Links to other sites• Articles • Short and “light”• Pictures newsMostly about informing Mostly about dialoguepeople about the and light and quickserious stuff. news.
Use in class• Reporting group assignments• Use as a backchannel with tweetwall during speeches• Twitter poetry – Twitter story: the art of 140 charactersUse it wisely: don’t believe the hype
• Favorites are always public• The “tweeter” gets notified when you favorite a tweet
Twitter vocabularyTwunch: To have lunch with people youonly know from twitterFail whale: the screen you get whenTwitter has an errorFollow Friday: #ff : suggestinginteresting “tweeple” on FridayNSFW: Not suitable for work
That’s it! Have fun tweeting!Don’t forget to tweet where you saw thispresentation and mention @bramfaems