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Tweetdeck, Hootsuite and Hashtags
Tweetdeck takes the basics of twitter and makes it that much more powerful and it makes sense. I really didn't understand the power in Twitter until I started using Tweetdeck. The basics of sending a tweet, replying, direct messaging and retweeting are just a click away. You can add columns so that you can follow events going live or interesting hashtags.
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What you will find below are Youtube videos that I have found explaining how to work with Tweetdeck and Hootsuite. I found it much more meaningful to go live with this presentation then to try and screencast each step. I hope that this videos help you as you explore more with these great sites/tools.
Tweetdeck with Google Chrome
Follow new user
Search for user
Search for hashtag
The Power in Hashtags
Hashtags are news feeds that once included in a tweet, users will be able to search for that event/chat/class and search through just tweets associated for that particular event only. Below are just a few of the thousands of hashtags that are out in the twitter world.
Time of Chat
Monday 9 pm EDT
Saturday 6 pm EDT
Wednesday 8 pm EDT
Wednesday 7 pm EDT
Monday 8 pm EDT
Tuesday 8 pm EDT
Thursday 8 pm EDT
Saturday 6 pm EDT
#teacher-librarian or #tlchat
All day- Everyday
Last Sunday of every month 8 PM EDT
This is a can't miss!
The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags
Crbray Man's List of Educational Chats
How To Hide Your Hashtag Chat From Followers
When having a Twitter #hashtag chat, if you want to avoid overwhelming your followers, start any tweet you want to “hide” with
or (one character shorter)
. (Do NOT follow @HideChat or @HideTag. They exist only to help you hide your Twitter chats.)
NOTE: This also works when live-tweeting events or shows.
You don’t need to do this with
your chat tweets (though you could). But it’s a good idea to do it with
of them so as not to overwhelm folks. You could also use this for conversations with someone that you didn’t want others to notice in your timeline, although direct messages would work best for that
Notable Tools to Play with once you are really comfortable
- Tool that can be used during twitter discussions so that you only need to focus on discussion at hand.
- Create a poll and ask your PLN to answer the questions.
- Post videos or pictures right to twitter for everyone to see.
- Takes hashtag tweets and put them in a daily newspaper.
60 Twitter Tools to Track Tweets
99 Essential Twitter Tools And Applications
- Mac Based
Directory of Authors on Twitter
with everything Twitter
Cybrary Man's Twitter Page
help on how to format text
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