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21st Century Agent
Amy E. Hays
Program Specialist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Institute of Renewable Natural Resources
ah...
21st Century Agent
2012 Statistics: 15% of
online adults use the
status update service
Twitter. That represents a
signific...
21st Century Agent
21st Century Agent
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User is @username
@username – sends a message specifically to that user which
shows up only to them
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Twitter
Stream
• 140 characters,
but allows you to
make longer posts
(just shows 140
...
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iPhone Twitter App iPad Twitter App
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Android Twitter App phone Android Twitter App tablet
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Compose a Tweet Add a picture Take a picture
Creation of the Tweet
Action on a Tweet
Reply to that user...
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@username + message – directs a tweet at another Twitter user
• STATS – returns your number of follower...
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Follow @exAmyEHays
You are now following
@exAmyEHays
If you would like to use
Twitter outside it's nati...
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Power of 40404
Users do NOT have to formally sign up for Twitter
◦ Signs them up to T...
21st Century Agent
21st Century Agent
Send a generic tweet
Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center
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Tweet with Hashtag
Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center
#social #media #...
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Tweet with link and
embedded hashtag
#texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainf...
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Tweet to others or directly
to a user
#texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rain...
21st Century Agent
Favorite a Tweet
Star something to
make it a favorite
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Texas A&M AgriLife 21stcentury Agent Training Series - Twitter Basics

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This slideset is part of a training series for Texas A&M AgriLife agents and specialists. This set includes some basic ways to understand Twitter and compose tweets.

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Texas A&M AgriLife 21stcentury Agent Training Series - Twitter Basics

  1. 1. 21st Century Agent Amy E. Hays Program Specialist Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Institute of Renewable Natural Resources ahays@tamu.edu exAmyEHays
  2. 2. 21st Century Agent 2012 Statistics: 15% of online adults use the status update service Twitter. That represents a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who identified themselves as Twitter users the first time we asked our “stand-alone” question about Twitter adoption in November 2010.
  3. 3. 21st Century Agent
  4. 4. 21st Century Agent
  5. 5. 21st Century Agent User is @username @username – sends a message specifically to that user which shows up only to them
  6. 6. 21st Century Agent21st Century Agent Twitter Stream • 140 characters, but allows you to make longer posts (just shows 140 characters • Allows pictures • Allows links • Allows #hashtags
  7. 7. 21st Century Agent iPhone Twitter App iPad Twitter App
  8. 8. 21st Century Agent Android Twitter App phone Android Twitter App tablet
  9. 9. 21st Century Agent Compose a Tweet Add a picture Take a picture Creation of the Tweet Action on a Tweet Reply to that user Retweet that Tweet Favorite that Tweet
  10. 10. 21st Century Agent @username + message – directs a tweet at another Twitter user • STATS – returns your number of followers, how many people you’re following and your bio information
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  13. 13. 21st Century Agent Follow @exAmyEHays You are now following @exAmyEHays If you would like to use Twitter outside it's native App, I'll be using Hootsuite http://hootsuite.com 40404
  14. 14. 21st Century Agent21st Century Agent Power of 40404 Users do NOT have to formally sign up for Twitter ◦ Signs them up to Twitter in the background Allows you to choose to follow a user (your entire stream doesn’t come to your phone – but it could – set that in Twitter) Value to AgriLife Extension ◦ Could set up a channel to send targeted program messages ◦ Reminders about meetings ◦ Facts on a topic ◦ Involve a strategy ◦ Might need to design a “channel” – (gmail account) for different programs.
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  16. 16. 21st Century Agent Send a generic tweet Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center
  17. 17. 21st Century Agent Tweet with Hashtag Tweeting to you today from San Angelo research and extension center #social #media #cesvalue
  18. 18. 21st Century Agent Tweet with link and embedded hashtag #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell
  19. 19. 21st Century Agent Tweet to others or directly to a user #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell @txagrilife @txagrilife #texas #drought continues with record low rainfall. See your rainfall totals weather.com/Coryell User is “notified” that they were mentioned Directly messages the user, tweet doesn’t appear on the timeline
  20. 20. 21st Century Agent Favorite a Tweet Star something to make it a favorite

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