#cpd23 Twitter tips
Lots of CPD23 participants are joining Twitter or taking another look at it this week as part of Thing 4: Current Awareness. I've gathered together the Twitter tips that were shared on the #cpd23 hashtag this week.
- Lots of great advice on following people, getting followers, joining in etc.
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:51:28
- (By the way MT means modified tweet. It's good practice to use this instead of the usual RT (retweet) if you change anything in the tweet - for example adding a hashtag or shortening the tweet. See below for more Twitter acronyms!)
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:31:31
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:34:27
- — NicolaFranklin (@NicolaFranklin)Tue, May 22 2012 03:36:06
- There are several solutions for linking your blog to your Twitter account (so that new blog posts are automatically tweeted)
- — Katie Birkwood (@Girlinthe)Tue, May 22 2012 03:27:50
- — Jo Alcock (@joeyanne)Tue, May 22 2012 03:47:59
- To lock or not to lock?
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:43:45
- Because of the 140 character limit, acronyms abound on Twitter:
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:34:03
- — HelsStein (@HelsStein)Tue, May 22 2012 03:44:07My Twitter tip for #cpd23 participants is think abt using DMs rather than open tweets. Can help if you're a little unsure abt contributing!
- — Annie Johnson (@Annie_Bob)Tue, May 22 2012 03:47:55Oh another acronym just popped up, DMs=Direct Messages. The little person icon on top right shows a blue dot when you get a new one #cpd23
- Tweets that start with an @ are only seen by you, the person you mention, and people who follow both of you. If you want others to see the tweet, make sure you put something before the @ (a . is the most unobtrusive but it can be anything).
- — Katie Birkwood (@Girlinthe)Tue, May 22 2012 03:34:24
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