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Twitter an d Tw eetDeckAn quick introduction to Twitterand one of its most populardesktop applications.Presented by @nndever
Sign UpIf you haven’t already created an account, click “sign up” below to start tweeting
Profile v. Home Page
B asic Term inology•   Follow: Subscribe to another user’s    updates     – Updates appear in your “home” page•   @mention...
ListsCategorize the users youfollow by adding them tolists.
Gett ing Started•   Click here to visit the TweetDeck website and install the desktop application•   Once the installation...
Manage Columns•   Click the + to add columns that appear in the deck.•   Search, Groups/Lists, Facebook News Feed•   Core:...
Notifications•   Click on the wrench icon at the top right to open the settings dashboard•   Select “Advanced Options for ...
Tweeting When composing a message, be sure to select (and de-select) the right account(s) in the “From” sectionCompose Mes...
Bas ic Features• Hover over a user’s icon to display tweet actions   – Reply (@mention)   – ReTweet   – Direct Message   –...
ol ToolsCoUpload Photo •  • TweetShrink  • Translate
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Twitter for dummies

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Twitter for dummies

  1. 1. Twitter an d Tw eetDeckAn quick introduction to Twitterand one of its most populardesktop applications.Presented by @nndever
  2. 2. Sign UpIf you haven’t already created an account, click “sign up” below to start tweeting
  3. 3. Profile v. Home Page
  4. 4. B asic Term inology• Follow: Subscribe to another user’s updates – Updates appear in your “home” page• @mention: Reference another person in a tweet – @mention becomes a link to the user’s profile – Does not get “posted” to the mentioned user’s profile (like on Facebook)• RT: ReTweet – Quote a tweet sent out by another user• Hashtag: #example – Links tweet to specified topic• DM: Direct Message – Sent to a user’s private inbox
  5. 5. ListsCategorize the users youfollow by adding them tolists.
  6. 6. Gett ing Started• Click here to visit the TweetDeck website and install the desktop application• Once the installation has finished, it will prompt you to sign up for a TweetDeck Account. This is not necessary! Select “Skip this step”
  7. 7. Manage Columns• Click the + to add columns that appear in the deck.• Search, Groups/Lists, Facebook News Feed• Core: track @mentions, DMs, and main Twitter feed• To delete a column, hover over the title bar and click the X button
  8. 8. Notifications• Click on the wrench icon at the top right to open the settings dashboard• Select “Advanced Options for Columns” to configure notification settings for each column
  9. 9. Tweeting When composing a message, be sure to select (and de-select) the right account(s) in the “From” sectionCompose Message Here Hit enter or the speech bubble icon to post
  10. 10. Bas ic Features• Hover over a user’s icon to display tweet actions – Reply (@mention) – ReTweet – Direct Message – Other Actions: • Tweet: Mark tweet as a favorite, translate/untranslate, reference, reply all • User: Add to list, follow/unfollow, view profile, block
  11. 11. ol ToolsCoUpload Photo • • TweetShrink • Translate

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