Did you know that Twitter has an Advanced Search function? It’s really simple to use and can be a really powerful search tool to aide your digital research and scholarship. You can find out more about the different types of search in this Twitter article. In the meantime, here is a 60 second introduction on where… Continue reading #293 Using Twitter’s Advanced Search
I find following a hashtag (#) is a lot easier using Tweetdeck. It also has the added bonus that you can add more than one column to follow more than one hashtag. Additionally, you can interact with a Tweet in the same way as you would in Twitter, so you can Like, Retweet or Reply… Continue reading #249 Follow a hashtag using Tweetdeck #awesome
TweetDeck is a social media dashboard application for management of Twitter accounts. All you have to do is log in with your Twitter account and get started. Tweetdeck supports multiple Twitter account so I can easily tweet from @heydftba and @1minuteCPD from the same interface without having to log in and and or switch accounts.… Continue reading #225 Scheduling Tweets with Tweetdeck
The poll feature in Twitter is really easy to use. You can pose questions to your class, or to engage with a wider audience and share the results in your classes. Why not use it to reach out to industry professionals? If you want to make your twitter polls easy to find, why not add a… Continue reading #79 Tweet your polls!
If like me you’re following loads of people on Twitter, you might want to consider organising those you’re following into lists. Lists is a great way to curate groups in Twitter based on your interests and hobbies and to filter out the noise (chirp, chirp, chirp!). Easily create a list by watching this short… Continue reading #30 Creating lists in Twitter
If you use Twitter in your teaching, or if you want to share a hashtag search with your class, you can embed a twitter feed into your Moodle page. There’s no need for you to have a Twitter account set up to use this feature, but if you’d like to learn more about using Twitter… Continue reading #9 Adding a Twitter feed to Moodle
Ever thought about using Twitter in your teaching and learning practice but don’t know where to start? Deevy Bishop (@deevybee) has an excellent blog post on this subject, A gentle introduction to Twitter for the apprehensive academic. As Deevy says: If you want news about Lady Gaga, there’s plenty out there. But if you want information of… Continue reading #5 Using Twitter in your teaching: An introduction