Howard Rheingold: How to Use Twitter to Become an Expert on Any Topic

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Howard Rheingold

Howard Rheingold

Twitter is a powerful infotention tool if you use it that way. Discovering experts and learning from them is key. I use Diigo and Delicious as hunting groungs for expertise, then follow the expert candidates I find in a particular field via Twitter lists. These step-by-step instructions can be useful to those who don’t already use Twitter this way.

How to Use Twitter to Become an Expert on Any Topic

Sometimes you need to quickly immerse yourself in a new field. You might want to gain expertise or quickly gauge what the current issues are around a particular topic. One way of doing this is by creating a dedicated Twitter account to follow a topic. Below some instructions on how you could do this.

Setting up a Twitter account with the right settings

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Jun 13

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