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Twitter for Academics

Twitter for Academics

Kristin Briney@KristinBriney

Why Tweet?

Keep up with the latest in your field

(Mick Baker)rooster https://www.flickr.com/photos/36593372@N04/8573457815/ (CC BY-ND)

Twitter is all about timeliness3

Build your network

Hans Pldoja https://www.flickr.com/photos/hanspoldoja/5001818922/ (CC BY)

Esp. good for conferences both meeting people and chatting with them afterward4

Self promote

Scott Beale / Laughing Squid https://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/383433646/ (CC BY-NC-ND)

Helps with writing skills

Caleb Roenigk https://www.flickr.com/photos/crdot/6855538268/ (CC BY)

Have to distill an idea into a short character limit6

Anatomy of a Tweet

(speaking of shameless self promotion)8

Actual tweet,