What is a Twitter Chat? Twitter Chats are real-time discussions and conversations on Twitter centered around a specific hashtag (#) and topic. They’re usually organized by an individual or group. Anyone can join in the discussion and follow along by searching for and using the name of the Twitter chat with a # in each tweet.
Brandon Butler of Network World published a great article outlining the impact of this social media outlet, which can be found here.
Now if you are new to Twitter, visit this link to partake in Twitter 101. Get started and follow @SportsMedCenter! For the visual learner(s), check out this Prezi presentation developed by Mary Derrick, a DPT student at Texas State.
For those of you with some Twitter experience, check out these great Tweet Chats held weekly where you can interact live with many leading professionals in our field.
1) #DPTStudent (Wednesdays at 9 PM EST) Description
2) #SolvePT (Tuesdays at 9 PM EST) Description
There are many personal and professional opportunities in the Twitter world, so jump on board and search for yourself.
Find another interesting Tweet Chat worth mentioning? Let me know and I will spread the word.