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Introduction to Twitter - 2014 October, Manor Park and Hempstead Fields Residents Association

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  1. 1. Introduction to Twitter Wendy Tagg The Small Print Please note that you are responsible for your own Twitter use and Information and Communications Technology security. Wendy Tagg has put together the presentation and notes based on her own personal experience but she and the Residents Association cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or omission that may result from their use.
  2. 2. Aim and objectives Aim: • enabling everyone to get started with Twitter. Objectives • will know how to set up an account • will know how to see and send tweets • have an awareness of things that can go wrong. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 Slide 2
  3. 3. ? What is your name Have you used Twitter What do you want to use Twitter for October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 3
  4. 4. What is Twitter? The timeline is a stream of tweets from people you have followed Images are from my laptop. You can use it on a phone too. A tweet can be up to 140 characters long October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 4
  5. 5. What can I do with 140 characters? October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 5
  6. 6. Setting up your account October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 6
  7. 7. If you haven’t got an account, sign up On later visits sign in. Probably your real name e.g. Wendy Tagg (with space) Some people prefer an alternative name. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 7
  8. 8. Create account • On next page, select unique username (e.g. WendyTagg with no space). They'll tell you if the username you want is available. • Check your name, email address, password, and username. • Select Create my account. • You may be asked to complete a task to let Twitter know that you're human. • Twitter sends confirmation email to the address you entered on sign up. • Click link in email to confirm your email address and activate the account. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 Slide 8
  9. 9. Account details Photo displayed beside each tweet. Choose settings Scroll down and save Choose profile Only add information that you are happy to share on line October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 9
  10. 10. Seeing and sending Tweets October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 11
  11. 11. Find people to follow e.g.s Uckfield – tweets containing Uckfield or @UckfieldNews to find account Select someone’s name to see info and options October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 12
  12. 12. Follow Select Follow to add their tweets to your timeline October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 13
  13. 13. Your timeline @UserName - Mentions another Twitter user. #HashTag is used to group items from the same topic – e.g. railway incident or TV show You don’t have to read your whole timeline – just dip in when you feel like it Respond to tweets. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 14
  14. 14. Tweeting Type your tweet You can add a photo if you wish This shows how many characters you can type in If you start typing # or @, Twitter offers you options. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 15
  15. 15. Tweeting a link You can copy this link (highlight and press CTRL+C) and paste (CTRL+V) into your tweet OR Select the Tweet button to display this box Now you can tweet the link – you will need to give permission in next screen – only give it if you trust site. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 16
  16. 16. Notifications – Others’ responses to your tweets Shows a number if you have new notifications Notifications tell when you have been mentioned, when your tweets have been retweeted etc. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 17
  17. 17. Getting Help October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 18
  18. 18. Getting Help October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 19
  19. 19. What can go wrong? October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 20
  20. 20. You are speaking to the world • If info is private or sensitive – don’t put it in a tweet. • Don’t tell Twitter that you are on holiday. • Beware there are a lot of sensitivities out there. • Your boss, mum or kids might be listening. • Many tweets are wrong – fact check before retweeting. • Libel and contempt laws apply to tweets too. Try this quiz http://accidentaloutlaw.knowthenet.org.uk/ • Even if it’s legal, it might come across as rude or creepy. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 Slide 21
  21. 21. Think before selecting a link Beware: - Promises of freebies and giveaways - Tweets that seem out of character - Naughty pictures and gossip about celebs. Don’t click the link unless it’s respectable October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 22
  22. 22. Trolls • People who try to upset others by posting nasty messages to get a reaction. • Usually cowardly and hidden behind fake I. D. • They feed on reactions. • Leave them to starve under their bridge. October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 Slide 23
  23. 23. ? Any questions October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 24
  24. 24. Over to you • I will be available for a while in ? • This weekend, try doing something with Twitter that you didn’t do before • We will send some links etc. • Please follow the link to the questionnaire and fill it in – I’m learning too – I want to know: • how to improve future sessions • how to use the survey tool! October 2014 MP&HF Introduction to Twitter v1.0 Slide 25

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