Twitter: In 140 characters or less.

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  • 1.Twitter:In 140 characters or less
    Todd Digby
    System Director of Libraries
    Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
    Minnesota Library Association
    2009 Annual Conference

2. What is Twitter?
www.twitter.com
A free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets.
Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140characters
To Follow or Be Followed
3. Accessing Twitter
Twitters website www.twitter.com
Interact with it through other programs and devices.
Tweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.com
Twitteriffic - http://twitterrific.com/
Twhirl - http://www.twhirl.org/
Digsby - http://www.digsby.com
Various applications for mobile devices and phones.
4. How I use Twitter
Sharing Information
Present links to library and academic news and other information.
Finding Information
search.twitter.com
Words or phrases
Using hashtags#mla2009annual
Create RSS Feeds
Link in your iGoogle page or other aggregators.
5. Using Twitter
Tweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.com
6. Using Twitter
RSS Feeds
7. Libraries Using Twitter
8. Libraries Using Twitter
9. Contact me
todd.digby@so.mnscu.edu
651-649-5759
www.twitter.com/tryandig
www.digby.us