I really like Twitter. Both for gathering information and opinions, and for engaging people in my work. But it takes a while to get the hang of it. A friend, who’s an eminent academic but is self-confessedly ‘terrified’ of taking the plunge, asked my advice, and this is what I told him. I’d be interested to know what others think: tweet me @bankfieldbecky!
Advice for a twitter newbie:
First, just sign up for an account, follow some people. Trawl through the follower lists of colleagues, friends, people whose opinions you value, and follow who they follow. Try to make it » Continue Reading.