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15 April slides

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Slides for the "Twitter for the Terrified" breakfast meeting, 15 April 2011

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15 April slides

  1. 1. In 25 minutes’ time… Patient Doctor, Doctor, I think I am addicted to Twitter. Doctor I’m sorry, I don’t follow you
  2. 2. Trivial Collaborative Banal Noise Elitist Timewasting Inaccurate Idiocy of the masses Engaging Revolutionary Social Wisdom of the crowd Intuitive Community
  3. 3. <ul><li>Powerful, annoying, addictive, fast & collaborative sources of information </li></ul>
  4. 5. Put a scre
  5. 6. <ul><li>It’s a conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Listen, or join in </li></ul>
  6. 7. What’s the point?
  7. 9. Questions?
  8. 10. How: Twitter tools for reading
  9. 11. How: Twitter tools for writing
  10. 12. Search results for #phdchat
  11. 14. Retweets and @replies <ul><li>I tweet, you retweet – shares to your followers </li></ul><ul><li>I tweet, you @reply – this is only seen by people who follow us both </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or if people read your timeline directly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How @ replies work: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.anthodges.co.uk/how-replies-work-in-twitter/# </li></ul>
  12. 15. Other questions?
  13. 16. More stuff... <ul><li>Follow Friday - #ff </li></ul><ul><li>Trending </li></ul><ul><li>Locations, local tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Favourites </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd party services </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Record keeping </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing links </li></ul><ul><li>Join in discussions </li></ul><ul><li>More than 140 characters – relationship between tweets & blogs </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Facebook for grownups? </li></ul><ul><li>Business-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Free or premium </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Online CVs </li></ul><ul><li>LIKE runs via Linked In </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>Share too much? </li></ul><ul><li>Or don’t let people know who you are... </li></ul><ul><li>Split profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Use lists and searches to organise tweets </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t have to read everything </li></ul>
  17. 20. Questions?

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