Twitter Lecture

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Twitter lecture to YH, 24.5.09

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Twitter Lecture

  1. 1. Introduction to 24.5.09 Ido Ivri 2009
  2. 2. You can’t avoid it
  3. 3. What is Twitter? • A social networking, web 2.0, micro-blogging service. (Buzz, anyone? ) • Really nothing more than letting people around you know: (…In less than 140 characters)
  4. 4. Short demo
  5. 5. What made Twitter successful? • K.I.S.S. approach (“keep it simple, stupid”) • Start tweeting in 5 minutes (tops) • We like knowing what other people are doing • It’s 103% free!
  6. 6. Twitter and National Libraries • National Library of New Zealand experience – two pioneers, great responses • Others starting to use it too: – “Press release” events – Get direct customer responses – Build networks – Link to collections – Reference service –…
  7. 7. That’s all, folks! Follow me on twitter: www.twitter.com/idoivri

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