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Twitter <ul><li>http://twitter.com/ </li></ul>
Twitter lifecycle <ul><li>http://cogdoghouse.wikispaces.com/TwitterCycle </li></ul>
Twitter is …  <ul><li>Twitter is a type of tool </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter = Microblogging (sort of) </li></ul><ul><li>Micr...
Twitter is …  <ul><li>for friends </li></ul><ul><li>for current events </li></ul><ul><li>for silliness </li></ul><ul><li>l...
Twitter for productivity
Twitter + time management
Twitter + task management
Twitter + calendar
Twitter + weather
Twitter + traffic
More
Twitter for discovery
Twitter + health news
Twitter + health news
Twitter + health news
Twitter + health legislation <ul><li>HR 2790 – Physician Assistants </li></ul>
Today’s buzz – Google Health
Today’s buzz – Google Health
Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>attillacsordas </li></ul>
Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>dporter </li></ul>
Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>laktek </li></ul>
Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>Google </li></ul>
Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>Google API </li></ul>
Using Twitter in health & healthcare
Twitter + science
Twitter + doctors
Twitter + nurses
Twitter + dentists
Twitter + Telemedicine + Second Opinion
Twitter + activism
Twitter + make a difference
Twitter + exercise
Twitter + health tracking <ul><li>“Tweet your pain” </li></ul>
Twitter + food tracking
Twitter + blood sugar tracking
Twitter + dieting
Twitter + dieting + support
Twitter + smoking cessation
Twitter + smoking cessation
Twitter + cancer
Twitter + disaster & crisis preparedness
Twitter + emergency response
Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>surgery </li></ul>
Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>Twittering birth </li></ul>
Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>Momku writes poetry during birth </li></ul>
Twitter + education using health feeds
Twitter + teaching
Twitter + events & topics <ul><li>Twemes.com for hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>Conference tracking </li></ul>
Join the conversation
Find folks to follow: Twitter
Find folks to follow: Twellow
Twitter search - Flaptor
Twitter search - Summize
Twitter buys Summize
Plurking, too!
Plurk
Plurk Conversations
Plurk + Workshop = Plurkshop
Plurkshops
Want more? <ul><li>http://del.icio.us/rosefirerising/twitter+health </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Twittering* for Work & Health * (and Plurking) PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Michigan, pfa@umich.edu July 15, 2008
  2. 2. Twitter <ul><li>http://twitter.com/ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Twitter lifecycle <ul><li>http://cogdoghouse.wikispaces.com/TwitterCycle </li></ul>
  4. 4. Twitter is … <ul><li>Twitter is a type of tool </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter = Microblogging (sort of) </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging ≠ Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging = (Twitter OR Jaiku OR Pownce OR Plurk OR Tumblr) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Twitter is … <ul><li>for friends </li></ul><ul><li>for current events </li></ul><ul><li>for silliness </li></ul><ul><li>like fishing </li></ul><ul><li>like a chatroom </li></ul><ul><li>an RSS feed generator </li></ul><ul><li>and what else? </li></ul><ul><li>for news </li></ul><ul><li>for crisis response </li></ul><ul><li>for intelligent discussion </li></ul><ul><li>like sex </li></ul><ul><li>a microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>the social search engine we’ve all been waiting for </li></ul>
  6. 6. Twitter for productivity
  7. 7. Twitter + time management
  8. 8. Twitter + task management
  9. 9. Twitter + calendar
  10. 10. Twitter + weather
  11. 11. Twitter + traffic
  12. 12. More
  13. 13. Twitter for discovery
  14. 14. Twitter + health news
  15. 15. Twitter + health news
  16. 16. Twitter + health news
  17. 17. Twitter + health legislation <ul><li>HR 2790 – Physician Assistants </li></ul>
  18. 18. Today’s buzz – Google Health
  19. 19. Today’s buzz – Google Health
  20. 20. Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>attillacsordas </li></ul>
  21. 21. Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>dporter </li></ul>
  22. 22. Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>laktek </li></ul>
  23. 23. Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>Google </li></ul>
  24. 24. Today’s buzz - Google Health <ul><li>Google API </li></ul>
  25. 25. Using Twitter in health & healthcare
  26. 26. Twitter + science
  27. 27. Twitter + doctors
  28. 28. Twitter + nurses
  29. 29. Twitter + dentists
  30. 30. Twitter + Telemedicine + Second Opinion
  31. 31. Twitter + activism
  32. 32. Twitter + make a difference
  33. 33. Twitter + exercise
  34. 34. Twitter + health tracking <ul><li>“Tweet your pain” </li></ul>
  35. 35. Twitter + food tracking
  36. 36. Twitter + blood sugar tracking
  37. 37. Twitter + dieting
  38. 38. Twitter + dieting + support
  39. 39. Twitter + smoking cessation
  40. 40. Twitter + smoking cessation
  41. 41. Twitter + cancer
  42. 42. Twitter + disaster & crisis preparedness
  43. 43. Twitter + emergency response
  44. 44. Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>surgery </li></ul>
  45. 45. Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>Twittering birth </li></ul>
  46. 46. Twitter + personal crisis <ul><li>Momku writes poetry during birth </li></ul>
  47. 47. Twitter + education using health feeds
  48. 48. Twitter + teaching
  49. 49. Twitter + events & topics <ul><li>Twemes.com for hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>Conference tracking </li></ul>
  50. 50. Join the conversation
  51. 51. Find folks to follow: Twitter
  52. 52. Find folks to follow: Twellow
  53. 53. Twitter search - Flaptor
  54. 54. Twitter search - Summize
  55. 55. Twitter buys Summize
  56. 56. Plurking, too!
  57. 57. Plurk
  58. 58. Plurk Conversations
  59. 59. Plurk + Workshop = Plurkshop
  60. 60. Plurkshops
  61. 61. Want more? <ul><li>http://del.icio.us/rosefirerising/twitter+health </li></ul>
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