Associate Professor, Journalism
Belmont University
www.themultimediamaven.com
What is Twitter?
• A microblogging tool for instant messaging
• Tweets are public, may be searched on
Google
• Archived by...
ChooseYour Handle
• Brand
• Brevity
Twitter 101: Basics
Twitter
•Research
•Relationships
•Reputation
Twitter Language
• @-is a shout out @drsyb
• #-hashtag marks conversations, chats,
events
• RT-Retweet
• Bit.ly-shrink URL
Following
• Real estate,
Followers
Research
Twitter Search
Search Results
Reputation
Tricks
• Keep tweets short, encouraging and in active voice
• Be Authentic
• Be Intentional
• Join Conversations
• When Tw...
Twitter
• Private messages- as long as you are following each
other. Still act as if it is public. Person can share
• Publ...
Twitter Lists
• Think BeforeYou Post
ThankYou!!
• Thank you for taking the time to play with me.
This is my passion and I truly enjoy every
multimedia minute.
...
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Basic Twitter: Tweet That!

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This is a very basic presentation about how to use Twitter. If you're a late adopter, this is just for you. Don't be embarrassed, it's easy and necessary as information travels faster than a google search.

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Basic Twitter: Tweet That!

  1. 1. Associate Professor, Journalism Belmont University www.themultimediamaven.com
  2. 2. What is Twitter? • A microblogging tool for instant messaging • Tweets are public, may be searched on Google • Archived by Library of Congress • Platform for Breaking News
  3. 3. ChooseYour Handle • Brand • Brevity
  4. 4. Twitter 101: Basics
  5. 5. Twitter •Research •Relationships •Reputation
  6. 6. Twitter Language • @-is a shout out @drsyb • #-hashtag marks conversations, chats, events • RT-Retweet • Bit.ly-shrink URL
  7. 7. Following
  8. 8. • Real estate,
  9. 9. Followers
  10. 10. Research
  11. 11. Twitter Search
  12. 12. Search Results
  13. 13. Reputation
  14. 14. Tricks • Keep tweets short, encouraging and in active voice • Be Authentic • Be Intentional • Join Conversations • When Tweeting always start with words not symbols “I am excited to here a lecture by @drsyb” Not “@drsyb is giving a lecture” Limits the people who can see the message. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. Twitter • Private messages- as long as you are following each other. Still act as if it is public. Person can share • Public and Permanent
  16. 16. Twitter Lists • Think BeforeYou Post
  17. 17. ThankYou!! • Thank you for taking the time to play with me. This is my passion and I truly enjoy every multimedia minute. • drsyb7@gmail.com • www.twitter.com/drsyb • www.facebook.com/drsyb • www.themultimediamaven.com • www.drsyb.com

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