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Brief explaination of Twitter usage. Presented to Web 3.0 Summit at the Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Brief explaination of Twitter usage. Presented to Web 3.0 Summit at the Vanderbilt Medical Center.

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  • 1. 2 Tweet or Not 2 Tweet? What the heck is Twitter?
  • 2. Twitter A service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: “What are you doing?”
  • 3. Twitter puts you in control and becomes a modern antidote to information overload. Set quiet times so Stay hyper–connected you’re not interrupted. to your friends and always know what they’re doing. Stop following them any time.
  • 4. A Miniature Blog Micro-blogging is defined as a quick update usually containing a very limited number of characters:
  • 5. Mapping Zimbabwe’s Election Breaches
  • 6. quot;Swine fluquot; and quot;Mexicoquot; have been the most talked-about topics on the service. 3,829 messages tagged with #swineflu 0 messages tagged with #vanderbilt
  • 7. Twitter Terms Reference link to another Twitter user: @plusk “Tags” a tweet by topic: #swineflu @ # RT Re-Tweet another post: RT @BarackObama Direct, private message: D D @vmcnews
  • 8. Yammer Like Twitter,… „cept different. Only allows users with same email to share. Allows users to set up groups.
  • 9. Come follow us! VanderbiltU The University VCBH Center for Better Health VMCnews official press releases CanConnect cancer community ontheirway Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt catchitearly testicular cancer prevention