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 />
About Twitter<br />Ev Williams<br />Odeo<br />STAT.us<br />TWTTR<br />Twitter<br />SXSW<br />Office to the world<br />@ev<br />
@DamaraSimmons<br />@BarackObama<br />Three Action Areas<br />Transportation<br />Law enforcement<br />Disaster response<br />@ronlaudadio: Twitter: Writing or sharing cool stuff> Building RESPECT> Grants ACCEPTANCE from others to Self-Promote>Profit<br />
@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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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
Block- A check box feature that allows you to stop a person from seeking your tweets
Direct Message of DM- When two tweeters follow each other, they can exchange private messages.
Follow- A button under each person’s home-page avatar. You click to see when that person posts a tweet
Handle- the unique name that identifies you in Twitterville
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.
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.