Unraveling Social Media One Tool at a Time
Welcome to Twitter! Here’s a 5-step guide before you send your first Tweet.
1. Go to Twitter . Follow the instructions to sign up:
2. Pick a handle. Mine is @deborapetersen because deborahpetersen was gone.
3. Write a brief bio, listing your title, where you work, the beats you cover, and other interests, including a couple personal ones. Add a link to your publication’s website. Twitter will pick followers for you based on this information
This is mine:
Social Media & iPad App gal for Bay Area News Group, writer, recovering New Englander, restless, love Cape Cod, travel, outdoors, birdwatching food, California
Silicon Valley · http://www.facebook.com/deb
4. Download a profile photo.