Twitter conventions

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Twitter conventions

  1. 1. Conventions of twitter By Munira Mohamed
  2. 2. identifying the conventions • Twitter is a very social and well known that has rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with 500 million registered users in 2012, who posted 340 million tweets per day. This shows how well known they are. • There’s 140 characters limit for those who tweet so therefore they can only write a short paragraph. • There’s hashtags this is categories the status by topics. Twitter also gives people a list on what’s trending the most on twitter. • Twitter also has direct messages, they direct message can only be sent to people who follow each other.
  3. 3. • There's retweets this is a sharing content that can show people who don’t follow you your tweet by showing it on the person who don’t follows you page. • There’s following and followers, these people are the only people who can see the tweets you tweet. • There’s an activities page to show what activities that are currently happening on twitter. • The @ sign is what people have to do when writing to someone on twitter by writing the username with it. • Notifications is what people use to notify people. Twitter is a very good way to communicate with people from different places, it is a very worldwide social network. It’s also a very fast way to find out what’s happening in different places, as people always tweet when something's happen. • The sight can help people witness things very easily and it also can give out false reports. Identifying the conventions
  4. 4. • Form: micro blogging social network • Structure:140 characters,status,retweet and pictures • content: individual’s expression • Technical conventions: see previous slide, interactive • Mode of address: depends on individual source- formal/informal/humorous/serious subjective.

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