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Twitter presentation for California State Bar Annual Meeting

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All You Really Need to Know About Twitter You Learned in Kindergarten

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Twitter presentation for California State Bar Annual Meeting

  1. 1. All You Really Need to Know About Twitter You Learned in Kindergarten. State Bar Annual Meeting 2010 @dhowell bagandbaggage.com; denise@howell.net
  2. 2. All You Really Need to Know About Twitter You Learned in Kindergarten. State Bar Annual Meeting 2010 @dhowell bagandbaggage.com; denise@howell.net
  3. 3. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter What it’s for. Share | Help | Laugh
  4. 4. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Listen, sign up, ready your phone. Getting started Setting up To get ideas for how you want to engage, Signing up for an account takes a few do some searches on topics you’re minutes. Fill out your profile and include a interested in at search.twitter.com. picture. Download a Twitter app for your smartphone. To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/starting
  5. 5. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Tweet and follow. Tweet Follow and be followed Remember kindergarten: share, help, Following means to pay (continuous, laugh. Also, it was hard to be verbose. partial) attention to what someone says. If Each tweet gives you 140 characters to you don’t follow someone, you will not see communicate tips, links, responses, their tweets on a regular basis; you must go thoughts, wit, wisdom, praise, analysis, to their page (if it’s public). You can also complaints, jokes, cries for help... interact without following by sending a tweet: e.g., @andyourlittledogtoo To know who to follow, go to twitter.com/invitations/twitter_suggests, wefollow.com, and lextweet.com
  6. 6. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  7. 7. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  8. 8. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  9. 9. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  10. 10. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  11. 11. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  12. 12. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Understand what you’re seeing.
  13. 13. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  14. 14. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  15. 15. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  16. 16. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  17. 17. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  18. 18. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and give them credit To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  19. 19. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and give them credit • @username is a public message to a user (unlike a private DM) To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  20. 20. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and give them credit • @username is a public message to a user (unlike a private DM) • a hashtag--a word proceeded by the # symbol--is a way of categorizing tweets by topic To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  21. 21. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and give them credit • @username is a public message to a user (unlike a private DM) • a hashtag--a word proceeded by the # symbol--is a way of categorizing tweets by topic • short URLs. Twitter automatically shortens some URLS to fit links in. To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  22. 22. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and give them credit • @username is a public message to a user (unlike a private DM) • a hashtag--a word proceeded by the # symbol--is a way of categorizing tweets by topic • short URLs. Twitter automatically shortens some URLS to fit links in. To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  23. 23. Part 1: Get to Know Twitter Twitterese and best practices. What the...? It’s like this... Terms • to follow someone is to subscribe to their messages • a tweet is an individual message • a DM or direct message is a private, intraservice message - like an email • RT or retweet is to repost a message you like from someone else on twitter and Be Courteous, Kind, and give them credit • @username is a public message to a Forgiving... user (unlike a private DM) Introduce new friends to old ones. • a hashtag--a word proceeded by the # Welcome folks you’re glad to see. symbol--is a way of categorizing tweets by Retweet generously and often. Answer topic questions and give help. (And don’t be • short URLs. Twitter automatically afraid to put a live chicken in your shortens some URLS to fit links in. underwear.) To read more, go to business.twitter.com/twitter101/learning, business.twitter.com/twitter101/bestpractices, and denise.howell.net/rts
  24. 24. Part 2: Use Twitter Discover, assess. Real-time snapshot Twitter’s search archive includes each user’s Gather intelligence 3,200 most recent tweets. Google’s Twitter’s trending topics identify topics that Realtime search includes tweets back to are popular right now. Clicking through 02.10. The Library of Congress will soon gives you real-time search results for the archive more than 6 billion public tweets -- term. Alan Mislove calls it a national/global more than 167 terabytes of information -- mood ring, and a new lens through which going back to 02.06 (but only for to view society. noncommercial research by qualified and credentialed researchers). To read more, go to web.resourceshelf.com/go/resourceblog/60121 and cnn.com/2010/OPINION/08/03/mislove.twitter.research/index.html
  25. 25. Part 2: Use Twitter Enlist, narrate, notify, enjoy. Get help, report in Twitter is phenomenal if you’re stumped or in need of immediate help, suggestions or inspiration on any subject. (Think Kate Hepburn in Desk Set.) Twitter-like tools (e.g. Yammer) let coworkers collaborate confidentially in real-time. Announcements in real-time are more timely and don’t glut inboxes. Tying actions, needs, and observations to mobile locations make Have fun interactions even more relevant and useful. To read more, go to twit.tv/natn167 and support.twitter.com/articles/78525-about-the-tweet-with-your-location-feature
  26. 26. thanks. All You Really Need To Know About Twitter You Learned in Kindergarten presented by Denise Howell bagandbaggage.com; denise@howell.net Slides at slideshare.net/denisehowell
  27. 27. Licensing and Credits ________________________________ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license. To view a copy of the license, visit creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0; or, send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105 USA Includes the following Creative Commons licensed images from Flickr users: • clevercupcakes, flickr.com/photos/clevercupcakes/3920802507/ • jfchenier, flickr.com/photos/jfchenier/1062001838/ • davef3138, flickr.com/photos/davef3138/4099918306/ • nicholasjon, flickr.com/photos/nicholasjon/4324082928/ • zachware, flickr.com/photos/zachware/4373586013/

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