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  • Twitter

    1. 1. Q. What is ? A. microblogging application that answers the question: “What are you doing?” <ul><ul><li>Presented for SLL 2.0 by Cerulean Vesperia/Beth Gallaway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>informationgoddess29@gmail.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May 2008 </li></ul></ul>
    2. 3. What to Post <ul><li>Tell the world what you are: </li></ul><ul><li>Doing in SL </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing in SL </li></ul><ul><li>Listening to in SL </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Respond to a friend! </li></ul>
    3. 4. How to Post <ul><li>Web </li></ul><ul><li>Phone/SMS </li></ul><ul><li>IM </li></ul><ul><li>Firefox Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Via SL </li></ul>
    4. 5. Add Friends <ul><li>Ask for their Twitter account name </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Search! </li></ul>
    5. 6. Dress for Success @ MLA
    6. 7. Friends List, May 2008
    7. 8. Twitter in SL <ul><li>Post SL reference questions </li></ul><ul><li>Post SL reference answers </li></ul><ul><li>Announce new developments on your SL project </li></ul><ul><li>Track locations in SL (SLURLS) </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes during meetings or professional development session </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Other??? </li></ul>
    8. 9. Librarians That Tweet <ul><li>Andrea Mercado </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Gallaway </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Schnieder </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Braun </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Stephens </li></ul><ul><li>Meredith Farkas </li></ul><ul><li>Steven Cohen </li></ul>
    9. 10. Libraries & Organizations That Tweet <ul><li>ALA </li></ul><ul><li>ADA Community Library </li></ul><ul><li>Cleveland Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Lunar & Planetary Institute Library </li></ul><ul><li>UIUC Undergrad </li></ul><ul><li>YALSA </li></ul>
    10. 11. Sign up for FREE <ul><li>1. Go to http://www.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>2. Click “Join&quot; to create a free twitter account screen </li></ul><ul><li>3. Complete the form </li></ul><ul><li>4. Click &quot;I accept. Create my account&quot; </li></ul>
    11. 12. Get an SL Tweets HUD http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=214648
    12. 13. Use Your SL Tweets HUD! <ul><li>‘ /123 help' - Get this help </li></ul><ul><li>‘ /123 reset reset' - Resets the SLTweets hud </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 user' - Display stored </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 usersite' - Visit the SLTweets.com </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 channel <channel>' - Change the command channel </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 show|hide' - Show or hide the HUD completely </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 post <message>' - Post your message to Twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 note <note>' - Store note for current location </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 tag <tag,tag,tag>' - Store tags for current location </li></ul><ul><li>'/123 search <criteria>' - Search your tweets, notes and tags on SLTweets.Com </li></ul>
    13. 14. Track your locations in SL! <ul><li>A SLURL looks like this: </li></ul><ul><li>http://slurl.com/secondlife/SIM/X/Y/Z </li></ul><ul><li>SIM = the name of the sim </li></ul><ul><li>X, Y and Z are numerical coordinates: </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/96/84/33 </li></ul><ul><li>Note: if you click on a SLURL to teleport, you must launch Second Life, then open your map. The the region and coordinates will be filled into automatically, and then click to teleport. </li></ul>
    14. 15. Friend Beth! <ul><li>Log in to Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://www.twitter.com/infogdss29 </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Follow” </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Friend Cerulean! - http://twitter.com/ceru </li></ul>
    15. 16. Resources <ul><li>Thompson, Clive. &quot;Clive Thompson on How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense.&quot; Wired vol 15 no 7 June 26, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Hamilton, Anita. &quot;Why Everyone's Talking About Twitter.&quot; Time. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Internet Slang Phrases.&quot; Wikipedia. </li></ul><ul><li>Terraminds, a Twitter search application </li></ul><ul><li>TinyURL, makes long web addresses short! </li></ul><ul><li>TwitDir, a twitter search application. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter on LibSuccess. </li></ul><ul><li>Links: http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29/twitter </li></ul>

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