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  1. 1. By: Chelsea BaileyDamara Simmons<br />
  2. 2. Author: Shel Israel<br />From Silicon Valley, California<br />Social media journalist and public speaker<br />Co-author of Naked Conversations: How blogs are changing the way businesses talk with customers<br />A “senior fellow” <br />@shelisrael<br />
  3. 3. About Twitter<br />Ev Williams<br />Odeo<br /><br />TWTTR<br />Twitter<br />SXSW<br />Office to the world<br />@ev<br />
  4. 4. @DamaraSimmons<br />@BarackObama<br />Three Action Areas<br />Transportation<br />Law enforcement<br />Disaster response<br />@ronlaudadio: Twitter: Writing or sharing cool stuff&gt; Building RESPECT&gt; Grants ACCEPTANCE from others to Self-Promote&gt;Profit<br />
  5. 5. @Baileychelsea<br />Wael Abbas (@waelabbas) of Egypt<br />Braided journalism changes the way people get information<br />Traditional media<br />Citizen journalism<br />Social media<br />
  6. 6. Oh!! Hmmm...whodathunk?<br />The number of languages<br />Old people DO know how to work computers!<br />All the cool kids tweet<br />Social media is steadily becoming more incorporated of education<br />Brand images can be made or broken, based on your profile.<br />
  7. 7. Paid Advertising for $200 Alex<br />Different ways to make money using Twitter<br />Measuring the effectiveness of advertising through social networking sites<br />Will Twitter ever reach its Peak? <br />
  8. 8. Twips for Beginners<br />Show yourself<br />Read First. Talk Later<br />Post Second. Follow Later<br />Friends Over Stars<br />Avoid Spammer Stats<br />Have Favorites<br />Take Your Time<br />Think Neighborhood<br />
  9. 9. Twingo<br /><ul><li>Avatar- a photo or icon used as a visual ID; it appears on your homepage and accompanies each of your tweets
  10. 10. Block- A check box feature that allows you to stop a person from seeking your tweets
  11. 11. Direct Message of DM- When two tweeters follow each other, they can exchange private messages.
  12. 12. Follow- A button under each person’s home-page avatar. You click to see when that person posts a tweet
  13. 13. Handle- the unique name that identifies you in Twitterville
  14. 14. Hashtag- A short number of letters preceded by the “#” sign, such as #gaza, #TCOT, #SNCR. This allows people interested in an event or topic to use Twitter Search and easily find all tweets on the topic in a single stream.
  15. 15. Retweet- The act of reposting someone else’s post with attribution, usually as a form of recommendation. Increasingly used as a measure of Twitterville engagement.
  16. 16. Stream- A common shortening or tweetstream
  17. 17. Tweeple- people who tweet
  18. 18. Tweeps- twitter pals
  19. 19. Tweet (n.)- A twitter post
  20. 20. Tweet (v.)- The act of posting on Twitter
  21. 21. Tweeter-one who tweets
  22. 22. Tweetosphere (also Twittersphere- The entire Twitterville community
  23. 23. Tweetstream- Any series of Twitter posts.
  24. 24. Tweetup- Face-to-face meetings by people who tweet. While it can be just two people, there are informational gatherings of tweeters happening all the time; also called Tweetups.
  25. 25. Twitterati- 1. People passionate about Twitter. 2. Twitterville luminaries
  26. 26. Unfollow- when you start following a tweeter, this replaces the follow button. Click on it if you ever wish to break off dialogue with someone</li></li></ul><li>In Conclusion…<br />
  27. 27. Stalk the Class!!!<br /><ul><li>@barbaranixon- Prof Nixon
  28. 28. @agemmel - Amy Gemmel
  29. 29. @AllieSchlumper - Allie Schlumper
  30. 30. @caseysherwin - Casey Sherwin
  31. 31. @baileychelsea- Chelsea Bailey
  32. 32. @DamaraSimmons- Damara Simmons
  33. 33. @HaleyHiggs - Haley Higgs
  34. 34. @JonathanDPR - Jonathan Daniel
  35. 35. @jstroud86 – Jayme Stroud
  36. 36. @JulieeSmith – Juliee Smith
  37. 37. @sfarmer2 – Sarah Farmer
  38. 38. @LadyLondon2455 – Ashley London</li></ul>@katrinamsage – katrinamsage<br />@KdWhigham - Kacie Whigham<br />@Leh1185 - Lauren Hopkins<br />@mbutle - Maranda Butler<br />@samdersh - Samantha Dershowitz<br />@amandastaley- Amanda Staley<br />@LindsayCoonrod- Lindsay Coonrod<br />@StephRachman21 – Stephanie Rachman<br />@dussery2 – Diandre Ussery<br />