Twitter Account How To

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This PPT illustrates how to set up a Twitter Account.

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Create a Twitter Account for the Role-play Activity Open browser, add this URL: https//twitter.com N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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1. Use the character's full name + your own last name ( eg . Torvald Helmer + Smith) to create a “Full Name”. 2. Provide an email address Use your school account 3. Provide a password - Use your school password N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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1. Choose a username: - It should be similar to the Full Name you used to sign up for Twitter FYI: You may need to tweak this “choice”; if the handle is taken already, you will have to create something close to your Full N ame eg . @ TorvaldHSmith 2. The username you choose becomes your Twitter handle eg . @ TorvaldHelmerSmith N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Click on the yellow “Create my account” button after choosing a username / handle N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Once Twitter sends the email, confirm your email address by clicking the Web link provided; this will allow you to access all of Twitter’s features. A confirmation message will be sent to your school email account N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Email your Twitter handle to each group member & your instructor Use your school email account FYI: You need each member's Twitter handle to Follow them on Twitter N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Start by Following your first five Twitter accounts. - Search for the handles of your group members first. FYI: This is a school account do not Follow anyone who is not part of this project. If you want to create a personal account to interact with others, please do that on your own time. Thank you. N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Find your Twitter home page, it should look similar to this image. To compose a Tweet use this bar or this icon. Your Tweets and those you follow, will show up here. N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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Use a Web browser / search engine ( eg . Chrome or Firefox) to find information about Twitter Search for information on the following topics: What exactly is Twitter? How does it work (the basics)? What are some simple do's & don'ts? What is a hash tag? What is the purpose of a hash tag? Once you understand the basics, compose your first Tweet(s) N. Barker | EdTech 503 | 2013

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