Let me tell you about
me… I am a micro blogging service Came out of egg in 2006 Used for sharing short messages (<140 characters) tweet, follow & retweet (if you want)
In my “tweeting” language Tweet:
A 140-character message Retweet (RT): Re-sharing or giving credit to other‟s tweet Feed: the stream of tweets seen on your homepage Handle: your username Mention (@): A way to reference another user by his handle Direct Message (DM): A private short message between two users Hashtag (#): A way to denote a topic in a larger linked discussion, or for a group chat type tweet sequence.
Wanna be a pro ?
?? Go through these steps 1. Sign Up & Log in2. Following & Followers 3. Enter the Conversation 4. Direct communication 5. Retweeting 6. Hashtags
1. Sign Up & Log
in Go to Twitter.com and create a handle Fill up your bio Choose a profile pic to upload You are ready to enter my community
2. Following & Followers Seek
out people to follow Start with people you know Explore people your friends are following Twee Twee is a Twitter Search for personalities you want to catch Celeb up People may be following you too You can “unfollow” people or “block” your followers anytime.
3. Enter the Conversation Post
a tweet and hope someone sees it Or better, reply to a fascinating tweet. Use @ before the person‟s handle to increase the chances of the person seeing your reply
5. Retweeting Saw something interesting
on a tweet? Share it via a Retweet(RT) Hit the Retweet button when you hover a tweet Or use „RT @handle‟ in your own tweet before copying the tweet. Eg:This is cool. RT @appy |Coke is rewarding random Fb fans with a “Certified Consumer” certificate
6. #Hashtags # denotes a
topic or subject matter Words after # become searchable Discussions on a #topic can be tracked No spaces between words in hashtags Create your subject or join an existing hashtag