Twitter: In 140 characters or less

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<ul><li>1.Twitter:In 140 characters or less<br />Todd Digby<br />System Director of Libraries<br />Minnesota State Colleges &amp; Universities<br />Minnesota Library Association<br />2009 Annual Conference<br /></li></ul> <p>2. What is Twitter?<br />www.twitter.com<br />A free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. <br />Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140characters<br />To Follow or Be Followed<br />3. Accessing Twitter<br />Twitters website www.twitter.com<br />Interact with it through other programs and devices.<br />Tweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.com<br />Twitteriffic - http://twitterrific.com/<br />Twhirl - http://www.twhirl.org/<br />Digsby - http://www.digsby.com<br />Various applications for mobile devices and phones.<br />4. How I use Twitter<br />Sharing Information<br />Present links to library and academic news and other information.<br />Finding Information<br />search.twitter.com<br />Words or phrases<br />Using hashtags#mla2009annual <br />Create RSS Feeds<br />Link in your iGoogle page or other aggregators.<br />5. Using Twitter<br />Tweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.com<br />6. Using Twitter<br />RSS Feeds <br />7. Libraries Using Twitter<br />8. Libraries Using Twitter<br />9. Contact me<br />todd.digby@so.mnscu.edu<br />651-649-5759<br />www.twitter.com/tryandig<br />www.digby.us<br /></p>