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How to : Twitter. Presented by Mia White. Our Objectives. L earn how to create and use a Twitter account Learn how to navigate the Twitter website Discuss some ways Twitter has been utilized. Twitter Facts. Launched in July of 2006 Over 465 million accounts have been created

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How to : Twitter

Presented by Mia White


Our Objectives

  • Learn how to create and use a Twitter account

  • Learn how to navigate the Twitter website

  • Discuss some ways Twitter has been utilized


Twitter Facts

  • Launched in July of 2006

  • Over 465 million accounts have been created

  • Over 175 million tweets a day

  • Currently 1 million accounts are created daily

  • Lady Gaga is the most popular user on Twitter with over 19 million followers

Source:http://infographiclabs.com/news/twitter-2012/#more-722


Getting Started


Important twitter lingo

  • Follow

    • To subscribe to a users Tweets and updates

  • Follower

    • A Twitter user who has followed you

  • Tweet

    • Anything posted on Twitter that is 140 characters or less

  • ReTweet

    • Forwarding a tweet to all of your followers


Important twitter lingo

  • Favorite

    • Mark a Tweet as a favorite by clicking the star icon

  • Promoted Tweets

    • Tweets that businesses have paid to promote at the top of search results

  • Hashtag #

    • The # symbol is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet

  • Ampersat @

    • The @ symbol is used to call out usernames and link to a Twitter profile


Twitter toolbar Tour

  • Home

  • Connect

  • Discover

  • Me

  • Search Field


HOME


HOME


Shorten links in your tweet


Shorten links in your tweet


CONNECT


DISCOVER


ME


SEARCH BAR


The Varied Uses of Twitter

  • Obama Answers #My2k Questions On Twitter

  • Social Media Sparked, Accelerated Egypt’s Revolutionary Fire

  • Relying on Twitter During Hurricane #Sandy


Resources

  • http://storify.com/whitehouse/president-obama-answers-my2k-questions-on-twitter

  • http://www.wired.com/business/2011/02/egypts-revolutionary-fire/

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pietro-rea/twitter-hurricane-sandy_b_2059980.html

  • http://infographiclabs.com/news/twitter-2012/#more-722

  • https://support.twitter.com


Questions?


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