Twitter Intro

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Part one of two lectures on Twitter for my digital journalism class.

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Twitter Intro

  1. 1. twitter: an introduction Kathy E. Gill @kegill 6 April 2009
  2. 2. What Is Twitter?
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  5. 7. A New Genre <ul><li>D versus @ versus RT </li></ul><ul><li>Follow versus Friend </li></ul><ul><li>Favorites </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast (one-way) versus Converse (two-way) </li></ul><ul><li>Nibble v Full Course </li></ul><ul><li>Many v Few </li></ul><ul><li>TinyUrl et al </li></ul>
  6. 9. Getting Started <ul><li>Web Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Twhirl </li></ul><ul><li>Tweetdeck </li></ul><ul><li>Cellphone (of course) </li></ul>
  7. 10. How to Follow <ul><li>Based on use </li></ul><ul><li>Thought Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Wire Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting people </li></ul>
  8. 11. More Tools <ul><li>TwitPic </li></ul><ul><li>SocialToo </li></ul><ul><li>FriendFeed </li></ul><ul><li>Ping.FM </li></ul>
  9. 12. Twitter Is Social. Have fun!
  10. 13. CC License: share&share alike, attribution, non-commercial <ul><li>Kathy E. Gill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://faculty.washington.edu/kegill or @kegill , @kegill_uw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wiredpee.com/ and http://slideshare.net/kegill </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter.com logo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toolbox, http://www.autotoys.com/x/product.php?productid=7087 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Megaphone, http://warkscol.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/superchick_megaphone_logo_hi.jpg </li></ul></ul></ul>

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