How to join a Twitter Chat from Exclusive Networks Group
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• Are you familiar with twitter?
– Got to slide 8!
• Are you new to twitter?
– Go to next slide!
To participate in a Twitter chat, you have to be on
• Go to Twitter.com and sign up.
It’s free and all you need is a user name and
Then Follow us @carmsecurity
If you are not on Twitter yet
• Twitter messages or “tweets” are 140-characters long in total.
• Click on the small blue box found on Twitter’s left-hand column
Learn to tweet
Write your tweet in this box, then press the
blue Tweet button
Learn how to @reply and RT
An @reply is a message you send to a specific person that everyone else on
Twitter can see too. It’s like talking to one person in a crowded room so other
people can eavesdrop on your conversation. RT stands for retweet, if you see
a message you want to share, simply press the RT Button
So type a tweet to say hello ,
add @carmsecurity and it will
appear in our feed, and be seen by anyone that follows us.
Send a DM. (Direct Message)
A direct message or DM is a private tweet that
only the person you’re sending to can see. You
can only DM someone who’s following you and
can only receive DMs from people you follow.
Understand what a chat is.
Chats are conversations on Twitter on a
specific , planned topic that happen at a
selected time and day or date.
Twitter chats are a bit like people
congregating at the same time to talk
about a subject, on Twitter.
Chats are based on the same 140-
character tweets you use for other
Twitter communications, including a
We will be using a # for our Twitter Chats, a # allows us all
to follow a specific subject , do a search for #carmsecurity
A hashtag chat is a way of organising a conversation so that
anyone on Twitter can follow, join, and contribute. It centres
around a single hashtag
Simply add to your Tweets and questions on each day.
17th June with Richard we will use #APTQ&A so to join in
please add this to your tweets on that day.
27TH June with Tony we will use #carmchat
How to use the # in a tweet
I am joining @carmsecurtity for the #APTQ&A Twitter chat on
June 17th at 11am save the date!
And remember to join us!
Now Tweet This to get started……