Getting Started with Twitter
Step 1: Set up a Twitter Account.
Go to twitter.com to get started.
Step 2: Navigating through Twitter ~ the Twitter Timeline View
Step 3: Understanding Twitter Lingo
PLN (n): Personal or Professional Learning Network
tweet (v): the act of communicating with Twitter
retweet (v): the act of tweeting someone else's tweet
@ : the symbol that allows you to tweet to an individual
#: before a hashtag which organizes tweets into specific topics. You can then search a topic by its #hashtag. You can not "follow" a #hashtag.
Trends: Topics or hashtags or individuals that are in the limelight or popular
Followers (n): People who are keeping an eye on or watching your tweets.
Following (n): People you are watching or "listening" to in Twitter. You can "follow" people in Twitter
Be a Lurker.... and Learn
click here to learn more about Being as Lurker
Updated: May 2015