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Social Media Driving Licence 4 - Tweet-a-thon


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Slides from Andy's briefing to the SMDL participants on how to live tweet. Attendees also heard a talk from Nathalie Walker, CJBS's Head of External Affairs which they live-tweeted using the #CJBSsmdl hashtag.

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Social Media Driving Licence 4 - Tweet-a-thon

  1. 1. Social Media Driving Licence Tweet-a-thon! Andy Priestner Georgina Cronin with special guest: Nathalie Walker Week 4
  2. 2. • Understanding why people live-tweet • Learning how to live-tweet • Understanding more about hashtags • Learning more about how to craft tweets Session objectives
  3. 3. Why live-tweet?
  4. 4. • Record the event / electronic note-keeping • Share the event with a wider audience • Promote the host/conference • Observe instant response to the content • Offer your views / demonstrate your understanding • Gain more followers • Stop you day-dreaming Why live-tweet?
  5. 5. What are the downsides?
  6. 6. • Really tiring • Miss content • Only soundbites end up as tweets • External audience can misunderstand • Distractions and lure of the backchannel • Dreadful photos • Annoying other people at the event • Annoying your followers Downsides?
  7. 7. Hashtag & Prizes
  8. 8. #CJBSsmdl Prizes: • Best tweet • Most RT’d tweet • Team with the most tweets Hashtag & Prizes
  9. 9. Over to Nathalie
  10. 10. How did you get on?
  11. 11. • Blog about your experience of live-tweeting • Share your blogpost on twitter • Look back over the tweets and RT or Favourite tweets you like Prepare for Week 5 • Watch the Week 5 playlist on YouTube: • Listen to the Week 5 podcasts on Audioboo: • Read Ange’s Storify on Chris Hope’s research paper: • Read Georgina’s Storify on the Chinese Dream Forum: Tasks
  12. 12. IMAGE CREDITS Flickr Creative Commons • Why Live-Tweet?: (inh.ngan) • What are the downsides?: (joannelummy) • Hashtag and Prizes: (Kejava) • Over to Nathalie: (CASE_Europe) • How did you get on? (shawncampbell)
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