Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Twitter Tech Tips

Twitter is a continuously growing social networking and micro-blogging tool. If you find yourself still contemplating joining the Twitter nation, here’s Common Craft’s introductory video on Twitter in Plain English.

Twitter Search in Plain English illustrates how…
•To discover emerging information
•To find trending topics
•To receive real-time news
•To use hashtags and connect information

This week I found a link via my Twitter PLN listing 6 Things You May Not Know About Twitter.
1. Jump through your Twitter profiles.
2. Hide Retweets from specific users.
3. View the timelines from Twitter profiles.
4. Keyboard shortcuts.
5. Update your Twitter username anytime.
6. Check who’s following you.