A1) Follow 1500 People on Twitter? Learn to Manage the Information Deluge

Saturday, October 27th, 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Room 301A (All Workshops are in Raleigh Convention Center)
Liza Gross
Maria Konnikova
Marie-Claire Shanahan
Rachel Ewing
Emily Willingham
Bora Zivkovic
Emily Willingham

Poring over your entire Twitter feed can bring on massive information overload. How do we manage all of that enticing information to suit our needs as freelancers, editors, PIOs, or academics? Can we separate the news releases and churnalism from in-depth reporting and analysis as it flows by on our screens? One tip is to find curators who make choices for you. This session on managing the nonstop information deluge that social media delivers to your screen offers both a how-to for managing the various platforms and insights into identifying the best curators for your needs.