Introduction to Twitter

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Twitter presentation developed and designed by myself for the Information Assurance Forum at The University of Findlay 10/28/09

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Introduction to Twitter

  1. 1. What you should know about<br />Mike Shaffer & DaynaLessig<br />Center for Teaching Excellence<br />The University of Findlay<br />
  2. 2. What is Twitter<br />Twitter is a message based micro-blog that is based off of the idea “What are you doing?”<br />Originated for mobile phone users<br />Each message is limited to 140 characters<br />
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  5. 5. How are businesses using it?<br />Targeting potential customers<br />Sharing news and blog articles<br />Updating users about specials/sales/marketing campaigns<br />Events <br />Customer Service/Support<br />
  6. 6. What are the security concerns?<br />Is the information being posted accurate?<br />Who is updating your twitter page?<br />Password strength<br />Inappropriate followers<br />
  7. 7. What are tools for Tweeting?<br />Mobile Phones<br />Twitter Web Page<br />Twitter Clients: Tweetie, Tweetdeck<br />iPod: Tweetie, Twitteriffic<br />
  8. 8. Tools used to enhance Twitter<br />Twitpic<br />Screenr<br />PollDaddy<br />Twitvid<br />SnapTweet<br />URL Shortners: Tinyurl.com, bit.ly, tr.im<br />Facebook<br />
  9. 9. Questions?<br />Follow me on twitter: www.twitter.comshaffer2385<br />Text “follow shaffer2385” to 40404<br />Email: shaffer@findlay.edu<br />

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