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Twitter And Fb In Ext


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Using Facebook, Twitter and Blogs Presentation for the 2010 Extension In-Service Programs.

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Twitter And Fb In Ext

  1. 1. Twitter, Facebook and Blogging & How To Use Them in Extension & How To Use Them in Extension & How To Use Them in Extension & How To Use Them in Extension <ul><li>Barbara Chamberlin Ph.D, Media Productions </li></ul><ul><li>Sonja Serna, ACES IT </li></ul><ul><li>Pamela Martinez, Media Productions </li></ul>
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>What they are </li></ul><ul><li>FB sites, Tweets and Blogs we can use </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion: Which is right for me and the information I want to distribute </li></ul>Facebook Twitter Blogs
  3. 3. facebook
  4. 4. <ul><li>Social networking website </li></ul><ul><li>Users create profile and “friend” others </li></ul><ul><li>Create fan pages, groups and events </li></ul><ul><li>Join networks by city, workplace, school, interests </li></ul><ul><li>Several privacy options available </li></ul>What is it?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Status update </li></ul><ul><li>Post and share images and photo albums </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging (chat) and email </li></ul><ul><li>Create events and invite others </li></ul><ul><li>Post links (websites) </li></ul><ul><li>Post to another user’s wall </li></ul>Features
  6. 6. <ul><li>Profile and Contact Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends and Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends of Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customize groups or user (Allow or Hide) </li></ul></ul>Privacy and Permissions
  7. 7. <ul><li>Pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ideal for Extension offices, organizations, clubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>intended to help promote, advertise and communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can be created by any user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ideal for officers, committees, boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>used as a space for members to share opinions and interest in a subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can be kept “closed” </li></ul></ul>Fan Page or Group?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Look to your left, look to your right! Several ACES folks have personal Facebook pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Fan Pages include NMSU, NM 4-H, National 4-H, Harding County (personal page), Food Safety Education </li></ul><ul><li>Groups include eXtension, agriculture, food safety, horticulture, and several “interest” groups </li></ul>Who is using it?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Techie Talk, Training & Support: Social Networking Part II in February </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the ACES Technology Help Desk or with your IT Road Warrior </li></ul><ul><li>Drop by the ACES Technology Help Desk table for a quick demo and how-to </li></ul>Getting Started
  10. 10. <ul><li>Friend the NMSU ACES-IT page for resources and tips </li></ul>Resources
  11. 11. twitter
  12. 12. <ul><li>a microblogging site </li></ul><ul><li>a social network </li></ul><ul><li>has a 140 character limit </li></ul>What is it?
  13. 13. <ul><li>Direct responses via @ replies </li></ul><ul><li>Direct messages (short email 140 character limit) </li></ul><ul><li>Favorites - bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Retweets - reshare or redistribute info </li></ul>Features
  14. 14. <ul><li>Photo sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TwitrPix, Twitgoo, yfrog,,Flickr, Mobypicture, Posterous, SmugMug,, Twitpic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TwitVid, Twiddeo, Twite </li></ul></ul>3rd Party Twitter Apps
  15. 15. <ul><li>Twitter via the Web ( </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Apps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitterific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetdeck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seismic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile apps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhone, Smartphones, BlackBerries, Text messages </li></ul></ul>Twitter Devices
  16. 16. <ul><li>Follow individuals of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Follow full lists (groups) </li></ul>Following Options
  17. 17. <ul><li>Industry Peers and Professionals Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Experts Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize and Reward Customers Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Niche Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Directory Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Political Campaign Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Location-Based Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Event Attendees and Live-Tweeters Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Serving Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Your Affiliation Lists </li></ul>Twitter Lists (Groups)
  18. 18. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Searching for People or Lists
  19. 19. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> eExtension Initiative </li></ul><ul><li> Oklahoma State University AG Communications </li></ul><ul><li> Horticulture Agent for the University of Kentucky Extension Service </li></ul><ul><li> Cooperative Extension Service Agent with the University of Alaska Fairbanks </li></ul>Extension Twitterers
  20. 20. blogging
  21. 21. What are Blogs? <ul><li>online journals (web-logs) </li></ul><ul><li>post text, photos, videos, links </li></ul><ul><li>turned into RSS feeds easily </li></ul>
  22. 22. Why use blogs? <ul><li>ideal for lengthy posts (>140 characters) </li></ul><ul><li>ideal for content, rather than simply pointing to content </li></ul><ul><li>great for continuing stories </li></ul><ul><li>enable commenting, details </li></ul><ul><li>tags group similar content </li></ul>
  23. 23. Finding blog content <ul><li>use any search engine and search content </li></ul><ul><li>you may not realize you’ve found blog content. RSS feeds are the key to finding ‘fresh’ content, and blogs are a part of that. </li></ul><ul><li>search within blogger and wordpress </li></ul>
  24. 24. Setting up a blog <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>both are free, easy, and beautiful </li></ul>
  25. 25. when to use which?