Quick Guide: How to Speak ‘Twitter’ | Education Technology, Apps, Product Reviews, and Social Media – Edudemic

Okay, let’s start at the very beginning for those shrewd late adopters who don’t use certain technology until it’s absolutely ridiculous not to. With twitter, we may have reached that point–that critical mass where you should at least get on board to fully understand what it is you’re rejecting.

Twitter is a social media platform that allows you to connect with others. It has formal academic potential that we explored recently that make a difficult tool to ignore for any progressive-minded educator.

Like text messaging, you are limited to 140 characters in your messages. Unlike text messaging, your messages aren’t sent to a single person, but anyone that follows you–and viewable by the world.

Why Tweet?

Why would you want to “tweet”

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