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Getting started with Twitter: An Introduction for Educators.

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Twitter

  1. 1. Getting Started with
  2. 2. Twitter is a great tool for connecting with (and learning from) people from around the world.
  3. 3. www.twitter.com Get started at
  4. 4. Click to register
  5. 5. Fill out all the fields
  6. 6. Choose a simple, easy to share username
  7. 7. I hate these things
  8. 8. Search for people to follow (you can do this later)
  9. 9. Move on
  10. 10. This is you Twitter homepage.
  11. 11. Take a look at your settings
  12. 12. Your Twitter account settings
  13. 13. Edit your profile
  14. 14. A detailed bio will help people find (and follow) you
  15. 15. Customize the design of your homepage to make it stand out
  16. 16. This will take you back to your homepage
  17. 17. Time to tweet (Remember, no more than 140 characters)
  18. 18. Use a site like Bit.ly (http:// bit.ly.com) to make long links short and easy to tweet
  19. 19. Let’s find someone to follow
  20. 20. How about President Obama? (yeah, he tweets)
  21. 21. Here’s his Twitter name
  22. 22. Click here to follow him
  23. 23. Now all of President Obama’s tweets appear in your timeline
  24. 24. Click on any tweet to see some details and options
  25. 25. Like adding the tweet to your favorites folder
  26. 26. Or “retweeting” to your followers
  27. 27. Or replying to the tweet
  28. 28. Use Google searches to find people to follow
  29. 29. Start tweeting about whatever is you are passionate about...and people will follow.
  30. 30. but be careful... It’s addictive
  31. 31. Learn more about Twitter for Educator’s at www.83ideas.com
  32. 32. And follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/83ideas

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