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Tech Tuesday March 2010 Twitter


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Tech Tuesday March 2010 Twitter

  1. 1. Molly Immendorf Instructional Technology Specialist University of Wisconsin – Extension
  2. 2. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation available on </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Local access issues are important, however I won’t be able to help you eliminate your county IT department </li></ul><ul><li>Access to technology and the “Digital Divide” are outstanding issues – no one communication method will reach all audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Am here to encourage you to try something new to reach larger audiences </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ A social network is a social structure made of nodes (which are generally individuals or organizations) that are tied by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as values, visions, ideas, financial exchange, friendship, kinship, dislike, conflict or trade” </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ Social media is information content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing technologies.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated, often using RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real Simple Syndication </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Long or short articles </li></ul><ul><li>Easy website creation </li></ul><ul><li>Comments by readers, optional </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription by RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Shameless plug </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Teaching Tips and Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>What is Twitter? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microblog, 140 character limit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with other Web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web and mobile phone tools </li></ul></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Twitter uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Breaking news </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grassroots organizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thought ticklers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate with Facebook status </li></ul></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Smartphones and online social networks are gaining popularity on farms </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers use Internet phones to check weather and monitor pesticides </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska farmer says his Twitter posts help bridge the urban-rural divide </li></ul><ul><li>Another says phones and social media connect eaters with sources of food </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>Followers </li></ul><ul><li>Flash in the pan? </li></ul><ul><li>Information overload </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Twitter for folks participating in this presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Agriculture Natural Resource Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Molly’s personal account </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  14. 20. <ul><ul><li>TwitPic: add photos to your tweet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twubble: find Tweeps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TwitterAnalyzer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TwitterFan Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 21. <ul><li>@username </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can send public replies by including this in your tweet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>#keyword </li></ul><ul><ul><li>common keywords for tracking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use #uwexce for work-related tweets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>retweet (copying and pasting another tweet) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 22. <ul><li>Mobile phone connection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SMS (text) message to 40404 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shorten URLs </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li> best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Tweeps via RSS feed </li></ul>
  17. 23. <ul><li>Being a follower </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust, learning, interesting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Being followed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email notification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Block followers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voice and presence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who are you online? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 24. <ul><li>Twitter about this presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>Username: socialnetdemo </li></ul><ul><li>Password: socialiscool </li></ul><ul><li>Follow at: </li></ul>
  19. 26. <ul><li>Technology Teaching Tips and Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  20. 27. <ul><li>Online Tools for Creating, Collaborating & Sharing PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>April 27, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A Podcasting Primer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May 25, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Register at </li></ul><ul><li>Archives at </li></ul>
  21. 28. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation available on </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>