How is it being used? • News • Events – real /broadcast/ past • Marketing • Gossip – Celebrity • Opinion • Sharing is the key
Higher Education Education • Follow a hashtag #phdchat, #edutech • Share whats going on in your area (LJMU) • Receive news • Collaborate and discuss • Steve Harrison (Broadcast Journalism) • Broadcast channel (#LJMU #CIAM) • Research - twitter search
Professional Research PracticeBreaking Technology News Events/ HE News Conferences
Issues • At work • At play • Disclaimer • Hacked
Netiquette • Understand how public and permanent your online footprint is (Search on Google or www.123people.com) • Be aware that your current or future employers could choose to explore that online footprint! • Do not say anything online that you would not say face to face • Avoid spamming and flaming • Be aware that it is easy to misinterpret irony, sarcasm etc… without tone of voice or expressions to guide • Consider who you are talking to… Source http://www.slideshare.net/vitaenwhub
• LJMU Social Networking Policy http://bit.ly/X9G6AU• Edudemic introduction to Twitter http://bit.ly/X9Gqzr• Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities http://bit.ly/X9GT4G• VITAE guide to using twitter http://bit.ly/X9HcfW• How to use Tweetdeck http://bit.ly/N8MYX7• BBC Twitter guide to the law http://bbc.in/XyX5x
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