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Create an Account

 

Create an Identity

Create a Username (twitter 'handle')

  • Keep it short
  • Easy to remember
  • Should reflect you and/or your brand

Profile Picture

  • Don't be an Egghead!

Description

  • Be concise
  • Interests
  • Mine: Librarian. Birder. Bibliographic Control Freak.

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  • Choose a relevant background image

 

Your 1st Tweet

Keep it short

  • 140 character limit

 

Mention someone @

When a username is preceded by the @ sign, it becomes a link to a Twitter profile. See also Replies and Mentions. Read more about replies and mentions.

  • for example me, @ginaseymour
  • or a group, @yalsa

 

Add a hashtag (#)

Definition: The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.

  • #aasl13
  • #alamw14
  • #TTW14

Hashtags

 

Dr. Seuss Inspired Guide to Twitter

 

Teachers vs Students: Social Media

 

Twitter Search

  


Librarian

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Gina Seymour, MLS, M.Ed.
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SSLMA, School Librarian of the Year 2014

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