Guide to Tweetstorms

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Author: Afroditi Katikis

Contributing Author: Holise Cleveland

copyright 2013 Afroditi Katsikis, Holise Cleveland, III

I’ve been participating in a lot of tweetstorm events over the last few weeks and have set some up as well. These events, like all events, in order to be successful, tweetstorms take some planning. In addition to finding people to participate there are things to decide. These include: the purpose of the tweetstorm, hashtag to use, date and time of the tweetstorm.

WHAT IS A TWEETSTORM?

A tweetstorm is a twitter event where many people post on a topic using a designated hashtag which represents a specific topic at the same time in order to make the hashtag trend.

WHAT IS A HASHTAG?

A hashtag is a word that has this character in front of a word: #

WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF A HASHTAG?

This is basically a way to quickly index a tweet and…

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