Fast & Furious: 10 Rules for Live-Tweeting

from the Guardian UK:

5. Attribution is key: Be clear in your tweets about who is saying what. If you don’t attribute and/or use quotation marks when reporting what has been said, people can (and rightly will) assume it’s you saying it. If the speaker is on Twitter, find out what they are called on Twitter in advance, as their ‘handle’ will often be shorter than their name.

6. If you are quoting directly, use quotation marks. Think direct and indirect reported speech. Never assume anything you read online is from the public demain. Attribute other people’s ideas or anything else you quote. It’s not just good manners, it’s professional ethics.

I think this is what sparked Twittergate, not following these two.

I don’t use pics on Twitter, so I don’t care about those rules.

9. Link liberally. Search for references as speakers present. Share with your followers the resources the presenters are showing in the room – unless you are not meant to and one should expect speakers and/or organisers to indicate this in advance.

Most trouble I got in for posting was for this. I showed the resources he showed and discussed them–which, by the way, he did not.

Will link to this post for our CCTE presentations.

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