Tek Talk featuring Mark Taylor and the use of Twitter, 5PM, PAC and 8 PM EST, in the PAT PRICE ROOM

Mark Taylor, who is a former manager of new technology at UCLA and who is also the moderator of both the V iPhone and Mac Visionaries support groups, is a longtime access technology enthusiast who has served as a beta tester for many popular smart phone products including iOS, Windows Mobile, Android, TV Guide Mobile, AT&T Wireless, 1-Password Pro, and the CVS Pharmacy mobile app. Mark is also both a certified Unified English Braille transcriber and proofreader. You may contact Mark on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @MarkMarcus.

Outline of Twitter Topics to Cover:

1. What is Twitter/A brief history including SMS.
2. The difference between Twitter and Facebook, when following someone.
3. Which Twitter app to download and on which platform.
4. Getting Help with Twitter.
5. The Twitter Timeline.
6. Using Twitter leverage/Getting better customer service from companies.
7. Twitter Handles.
8. How to find someone on Twitter.
9. Using Twitter Hash Tags.
10. Using Twitter Moments.

Co-Chair, Ken Metz

Co-Chair: Alan Lemly

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. Pacific, 6:00 p.m. Mountain, 7:00 p.m. Central, 8:00 p.m. Eastern and elsewhere in the world Tuesday 01:00 GMT

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Or, alternatively.

Select The Pat Price Tek Talk Training Room at:
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Accessible World Contacts:

Robert Acosta, Chair Emeritus
Accessible World

Ken Metz, Tek Talk Chair
Accessible World
Phone: 818-882-3610

Alan Lemly, Co-Chair
Phone: (601) 919-6907

Steve Hoffman, President
Talking Communities

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