Blogging with
What is “blogging”? <ul><li>Web1: read (information gathering) </li></ul><ul><li>Web2: read-write (user participation) </l...
What is Twitter? <ul><li>A social networking platform to connect with friends, families, coworkers, etc. </li></ul><ul><li...
What does ‘twitter’ mean? <ul><li>Merriam-Webster Dictionary: </li></ul>intransitive verb 1 :  to utter successive chirpin...
Setting up a  account at http://twitter.com
Fill out the account form
Skip
Skip
Your Home page
Your first update
Following/Followers <ul><li>Every time people you are following post a new message, it will appear in your Twitter home pa...
Add email addresses to Contacts
Find on networks
Check all you want to follow
People you are following
Protect yourself
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Getting Started with Twitter

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Getting Started with Twitter

  1. 1. Blogging with
  2. 2. What is “blogging”? <ul><li>Web1: read (information gathering) </li></ul><ul><li>Web2: read-write (user participation) </li></ul><ul><li>Blog is a Web 2 technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN2I1pWXjXI&feature=related </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Twitter? <ul><li>A social networking platform to connect with friends, families, coworkers, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>People post short messages/tweets (140 characters) </li></ul><ul><li>Messages are posted: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to your home page (blog) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to your followers’ homepage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can be searched by Twitter search </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What does ‘twitter’ mean? <ul><li>Merriam-Webster Dictionary: </li></ul>intransitive verb 1 : to utter successive chirping noises 2 a : to talk in a chattering fashion b : giggle , titter 3 : to tremble with agitation : flutter transitive verb 1 : to utter in chirps or twitters <the robin twittered its morning song> 2 : to shake rapidly back and forth : flutter
  5. 5. Setting up a account at http://twitter.com
  6. 6. Fill out the account form
  7. 7. Skip
  8. 8. Skip
  9. 9. Your Home page
  10. 10. Your first update
  11. 11. Following/Followers <ul><li>Every time people you are following post a new message, it will appear in your Twitter home page. </li></ul><ul><li>Your Followers will see your updates in their Twitter home page. </li></ul><ul><li>You can stop people following you. </li></ul><ul><li>Find people to follow: search, import, invite, recommended </li></ul>
  12. 12. Add email addresses to Contacts
  13. 13. Find on networks
  14. 14. Check all you want to follow
  15. 15. People you are following
  16. 16. Protect yourself

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