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Social Media University: Twitter, Blogs & RSS Feeds

Social Media University: Twitter, Blogs & RSS Feeds

This page is dedicated to the course, Twitter, Blogs, and RSS Feeds. Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. A blog is an easy-to-update website or webpage where authors write regular entries in a diary-like format. RSS, or Really Simple Syndication is a tool that allows you to receive automatic updates from content sources.

Course Objectives:

  • The importance of social media planning.
  • An introduction to the Twitter Web interface.
  • Twitter Connect, Discovery, and Search tabs.
  • Connecting third-party Web applications (or TPWAs) to Twitter.
  • Engaging users with Twitter chats.
  • Tools used to analyze your Twitter engagement.
  • Learn about RSS feeds, and how to use tools like Google Reader to organize and share your feeds.

NOTE: Blogs were not covered during the class. Information about blogs is available via this guide.