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What are you doing now? The Twitterfication of the Web

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What it twitter? How does it work? What's the point?

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    • 1. What are you doing now? The Twitterfication of the Web Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission
    • 2. What is microblogging?
      • The act of blogging that is:
        • Short
        • Fast
        • Easy
        • Mobile
    • 3. Enter Twitter
      • Answer the question “What are you doing now?” in 140 characters or less
      • Follow friends
      • Be followed
    • 4. 1. Create an account
    • 5. 2. Set up posting options
    • 6. 3. Design your home page
    • 7. 4. Post
      • A post: “Tweet”
      • Creating a post: “Tweeting”
      • Methods
        • via the Web (twitter.com)
        • via a client (Twitteroo, Twadget)
        • via a bookmarklet (TwitThis)
        • Via Firefox Search Extension
        • via IM (twitter)
        • via SMS (40404)
        • autotwit
      • URL’s that extend past the 140 character limit are automatically turned into TinyURLs
    • 8. Twitter.com
    • 9. Twitteroo
    • 10. Twitter Vista Gadget
    • 11. TwitThis
    • 12. Firefox Search Extension
    • 13. autotwit
    • 14. Twitter commands
      • d username message
      • nudge username
      • l: location information
      • follow username
      • leave username
      • invite phonenumber
    • 15. Direct messages
    • 16. 5. Add friends
      • IM or SMS “follow username ”
      • Click add on their user page
    • 17. 6. Follow your friends
      • Read your friends’ tweets via your Twitter homepage
      • Most clients support reading (Twitteroo, Twadget)
      • Subscribe via RSS
      • Receive via IM
      • Receive tweets via SMS
      • Graphical
        • Twittervision Twitter/Google Maps mashup
    • 18. Twittervision
    • 19. Uses
      • Ultra simple blogging
      • Conferences
      • Reference Questions
      • News
      • Traffic
      • Weather
      • Presidential Campaigning
      • Web site updates
      • Conversations
      • Humor
    • 20. NLC Reference
    • 21. BBC News
    • 22. Digg science
    • 23. Oregon Traffic
    • 24. Boston Weather
    • 25. John Edwards
    • 26. woot
    • 27. A Twitter conversation during the development of this slide show
    • 28. “Darth Vader”
    • 29. Searching Twitter Content
    • 30. Visualizing Twitter http://www.vecosys.com/2007/03/19/the-twitterfication-of-the-blogosphere/
    • 31. Problems
      • Twitterference So many SMS tweets that you can’t make a phone call.
      • The service goes down
      • Twitter can be very slow at times
      • Posting options stop working “IM status: Google Talk/Jabber is up, and we're working on restoring AIM. Soon!”
      • If it ever goes away, your content is gone
    • 32. http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/000932.html
    • 33. Contact Information
      • Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission
      • [email_address]
      • www.travelinlibrarian.info
      • twitter.com/msauers
      • del.icio.us/travelinlibrarian/twitter