Twitter: In 140 characters or less.

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1.Twitter:In 140 characters or lessTodd DigbySystem Director of LibrariesMinnesota State Colleges & UniversitiesMinnesota Library Association2009 Annual Conference2. What is Twitter?www.twitter.comA 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 140charactersTo Follow or Be Followed3. Accessing TwitterTwitters website www.twitter.comInteract with it through other programs and devices.Tweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.comTwitteriffic - http://twitterrific.com/Twhirl - http://www.twhirl.org/Digsby - http://www.digsby.comVarious applications for mobile devices and phones.4. How I use TwitterSharing InformationPresent links to library and academic news and other information.Finding Informationsearch.twitter.comWords or phrasesUsing hashtags#mla2009annual Create RSS FeedsLink in your iGoogle page or other aggregators.5. Using TwitterTweetdeck - http://tweetdeck.com6. Using TwitterRSS Feeds 7. Libraries Using Twitter8. Libraries Using Twitter9. Contact metodd.digby@so.mnscu.edu651-649-5759www.twitter.com/tryandigwww.digby.us