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Twitter

What is Twitter?

"Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting." Quote

Who uses Twitter?

Academic, support staff and students

Why should I use Twitter?

This link takes you to the user stories from Twitter. There are many reasons why people use Twitter. Are you one of them? Please share your VUW story with us CAD-Contact.

How do I use Twitter?

How do I access Twitter?

You access Twitter from your web browser visit or through an app installed on your mobile device.

You can also embed Twitter feeds into your Blackboard course by creating a Widget for your Twitter account. Visit the Blackboard support forum for instructions on how to do this.

or use search term Widget in the Twitter help site.

Support for Twitter

Twitter is not supported by ITS, please visit the Twitter support site


Individualised support using this technology in your teaching is available from the CATs (Contacts for Academic Technology). Visit this page to find out more and contact your CAT.


Support is also available from Centre for Academic Development (CAD) staff please send an e-mail to CAD-Contact or contact CAD staff, Stephen Marshall, Irina Elgort or Kwong nui Sim.