<ul><li>Twitter Ethics –  </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics of Microblogging </li></ul>Sylwia Presley, January, 2009
<ul><li>Twitter  is a micro-blogging and social networking service allowing users to post 140 character long messages (twe...
<ul><li>Twitter  options: </li></ul><ul><li>Reply  - @sylwiapresley  –  publicly available response to users </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>I, a  Twitter  user can: </li></ul><ul><li>follow and unfollow other users; </li></ul><ul><li>block users, who dec...
<ul><li>I can also use numerous tools  </li></ul><ul><li>to enhance my Twitter experience. </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What i...
Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>It will help me to define my Twitter ethics as a  private person  or  a company  if I ask myself two questions: </...
<ul><li>How  do I use the service? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter etiquette?
<ul><li>Apart from Twitter official website there ’ s no pre-defined set of rules published on the topic.  </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>‘ 1. Never send more than 140 characters. I break this rule all the time because what I have to say simply doesn ’...
<ul><li>‘ Use an avatar. It lets us know you ’ re possibly human. </li></ul><ul><li>If you ’ re using Twitter only as a li...
<ul><li>‘ Consistently using your Twitter stream for nothing but self-promotion and ego.  </li></ul><ul><li>Requesting tha...
Twitter Ethics … might not suit my beliefs!
<ul><li>What others accept, and I agree with is  </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter ethiquette! </li></ul>‘ 1. If I’m interested in...
<ul><li>What  do I use the service  for ? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>What if I pretend to be someone? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Or is it better to be myself? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Am I contributing meaningfully? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Am I sharing interesting links? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Am I hashtagging properly?  </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>What ’ s my motivation? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Should I be trying to make a quick buck?  </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>… or help my business to bring something to the party? </li></ul>http://www.dell.com/twitter Twitter Ethics What i...
<ul><li>Am I spamming on Twitter and getting kicked out? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
<ul><li>Am I myself on Twitter and become a part of community? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
Twitter Ethics Who do I ask for advice?
‘ Don ’ t let other people tell you how to use Twitter. (Get it?) ’ http://www.chrisbrogan.com/etiquette-in-the-age-of-soc...
<ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>@sylwiapresley ;) </li></ul>
<ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><li>http://scobleizer.com/2007/09/23/the-10-rules-of-twitter-and-how-i-break-every-one/ ...
<ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/the_thoughtful_user_guide/writing_my_twitter_...
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  1. <ul><li>Twitter Ethics – </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics of Microblogging </li></ul>Sylwia Presley, January, 2009
  2. <ul><li>Twitter is a micro-blogging and social networking service allowing users to post 140 character long messages (tweets) and read updates of other users. </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter?
  3. <ul><li>Twitter options: </li></ul><ul><li>Reply - @sylwiapresley – publicly available response to users </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Message - DM @sylwiapresley – private message </li></ul><ul><li>Re-tweet - RT @sylwiapresley - interesting tweet forwarded to one ’ s followers </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags - #gaza – a topic of conversation, found via Twitter search </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter?
  4. <ul><li>I, a Twitter user can: </li></ul><ul><li>follow and unfollow other users; </li></ul><ul><li>block users, who decided to follow me; </li></ul><ul><li>restrict privacy settings on my tweets. </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter?
  5. <ul><li>I can also use numerous tools </li></ul><ul><li>to enhance my Twitter experience. </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter?
  6. Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  7. <ul><li>It will help me to define my Twitter ethics as a private person or a company if I ask myself two questions: </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use the service? = What is accepted on Twitter and what isn ’ t? (Twitter etiquette, Twetiquette) </li></ul><ul><li>What do I use it for ? = What is my motivation to use Twitter? (Twitter ethics) </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  8. <ul><li>How do I use the service? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter etiquette?
  9. <ul><li>Apart from Twitter official website there ’ s no pre-defined set of rules published on the topic. </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/tos </li></ul><ul><li>What can I do? </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from experienced users, preferably established online personalities? </li></ul><ul><li>Try it out myself? </li></ul><ul><li>I can do both! </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethiqette?
  10. <ul><li>‘ 1. Never send more than 140 characters. I break this rule all the time because what I have to say simply doesn ’ t fit into 140 characters. So, why not just say it on my blog? Easy. I ’ m reacting to something someone said to me on Twitter. What happens on Twitter should stay in Twitter.[ … ] </li></ul><ul><li>9. If other people are telling you you ’ re spamming, you should listen to them. Me? I tell them to screw off. ’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://scobleizer.com/2007/09/23/the-10-rules-of-twitter-and-how-i-break-every-one/ </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What others think…
  11. <ul><li>‘ Use an avatar. It lets us know you ’ re possibly human. </li></ul><ul><li>If you ’ re using Twitter only as a link feed, consider marking your “ bio ” section with that, so people can decide.[ … ] </li></ul><ul><li>If you don ’ t have much to say, it ’ s okay not to say it.[ … ] </li></ul><ul><li>It ’ s okay to promote yourself. Just consider promoting some other folks, too. Mix it up a bit. </li></ul><ul><li>Removing someone as a Twitter friend doesn ’ t (necessarily) reflect on how you feel on them as a person. It ’ s okay. ’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chrisbrogan.com/etiquette-in-the-age-of-social-media/ </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What others think…
  12. <ul><li>‘ Consistently using your Twitter stream for nothing but self-promotion and ego. </li></ul><ul><li>Requesting that your friends Retweet your Tweets on a consistent basis. […] </li></ul><ul><li>Not humanizing your profile. […] </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming only your blog’s RSS feed on Twitter. […]’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techipedia.com/2008/social-media-etiquette-handbook/ </li></ul>Twitter Ethics … or dislike…
  13. Twitter Ethics … might not suit my beliefs!
  14. <ul><li>What others accept, and I agree with is </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter ethiquette! </li></ul>‘ 1. If I’m interested in you, and you are on Twitter, I may follow you. In other words, I’ll initiate the connection. 2. If you follow me and I already know and like you, I’ll most likely follow you back. 3. If you follow me and I don’t know you, I’ll quickly check out your Twitter page. If you link to a blog, I’ll review that. Next, I’ll review your most recent 10 Twitter posts. If they are aligned with me, and offer value, I’ll follow you.’ http://www.attentionmax.com/blog/2008/05/why_twitter_matters_and_why_i_just_might_follow_you.php Twitter Ethics My Twitter ethiquette
  15. <ul><li>What do I use the service for ? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  16. <ul><li>What if I pretend to be someone? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  17. <ul><li>Or is it better to be myself? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  18. <ul><li>Am I contributing meaningfully? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  19. <ul><li>Am I sharing interesting links? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  20. <ul><li>Am I hashtagging properly? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  21. <ul><li>What ’ s my motivation? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  22. <ul><li>Should I be trying to make a quick buck? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  23. <ul><li>… or help my business to bring something to the party? </li></ul>http://www.dell.com/twitter Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  24. <ul><li>Am I spamming on Twitter and getting kicked out? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  25. <ul><li>Am I myself on Twitter and become a part of community? </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  26. Twitter Ethics Who do I ask for advice?
  27. ‘ Don ’ t let other people tell you how to use Twitter. (Get it?) ’ http://www.chrisbrogan.com/etiquette-in-the-age-of-social-media/ Image source: http://www.theplatelady.com/figurines5/6719-mirror.jpg Twitter Ethics Do I review it myself?
  28. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>@sylwiapresley ;) </li></ul>
  29. <ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><li>http://scobleizer.com/2007/09/23/the-10-rules-of-twitter-and-how-i-break-every-one/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chrisbrogan.com/etiquette-in-the-age-of-social-media/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.chrisbrogan.com/considering-social-network-etiquette/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techipedia.com/2008/social-media-etiquette-handbook/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.attentionmax.com/blog/2008/05/why_twitter_matters_-_and_why_i_just_might_follow_you.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://dailyblonde.blogspot.com/2009/01/twitter-etiquette-i-break-rules.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://crazeegeekchick.com/blog/how-to-talk-to-geek-girls-online-social-networking-etiquette/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Twitter-Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2008/11/17/twitter-community-donts/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2008/11/10/twitter-community/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.socialtimes.com/2008/10/whats-twitter-etiquette-for-brands/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.vidiocy.com/2007/03/21/twitter-ethics-outsourcing/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://guerrilla-viral-marketing.suite101.com/article.cfm/twitter_ethics_for_business </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adii.co.za/2008/04/21/twitter-a-serious-marketing-channel/ </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?
  30. <ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/the_thoughtful_user_guide/writing_my_twitter_etiquette_article_14_ways_to_use_twitter_politely.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/no_good_reason/2008/03/twitter-etiquet.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://globalgeeknews.com/blog/2008/03/13/twitter-ettiquite/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://globalgeeknews.com/blog/2008/03/17/twitter-etiquette-part-2/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://biznik.com/articles/be-a-model-twitizen-a-twitter-howto </li></ul><ul><li>http://mwgblog.com/archives/2008/02/23/twitter-etiquette/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jenniferslegg.com/2008/03/06/market-blog-twitter-without-spamming/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/norman-birnbach/pr-back-talk/10-twitter-etiquette-rules </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.twitip.com/twitter-as-dinner-conversation-a-guide-to-using-replies/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.socialtimes.com/2008/04/proper-twitter-etiquette-what-is-it/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ennui.jonathanwthomas.net/2008/10/twitter-etiquette-or-the-8-rules-of-twitter-club/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/twitter-style-guide.aspx </li></ul>Twitter Ethics What is Twitter ethics?

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