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Twitter Twitter EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology
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Twitter What is Twitter? Twitter is a social networking and micro- blogging service where users can send  and read messages known as  tweets Tweets are text-based posts of up to  140 characters displayed on the author's  profile page and delivered to the author's  subscribers who are known as  followers . “To follow” a person means that you  subscribe to her feed, so you can see  everything she tweets. 
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Twitter What is Twitter 11% of the online American adults tweet (PC  World, 2009)  Twitter also has been used to organize and  disseminate information during major events This  was mainly possible by using hashtags The use of Twitter is highly intertwined with the use  of other social media blogging and social network use increase the likelihood  that an individual also Tweets
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Twitter Why Tweets? Communication and social network  A shorter post requires lower time and  efforts Fast feedback and immediate updates Further share knowledge Easily embed Twitter to blogs or Websites
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Teacher-Twitterers tend to be interested in 
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