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1 How to get #MaidenheadAstro ‘tweets’ on your mobile phone 1

2 If you don’t have a twitter account Only use your real name if you want others to find you (and tweet you) 2 twitter.com Browse to You have to enter a real address (you will be sent a ‘sign up’ code) means your ID & password is saved in your Browser ‘Keep me signed-in’ means your ID & password is saved in your Browser

3 On first log-in You are forced to select 4 or 5 other users and companies to ‘follow’ … –Make sure to select MaidenheadAstro ! –Just select arbitrary others until ‘skip’ appears = you can remove them all later –As soon as you ‘follow’ some companies (eg Telegraph News) they will spam you ! Don’t be tempted to enter real detailsDon’t be tempted to enter real details –Details are a gift to spammers and ID theives 3

4 Adjust your account settings 4

5 Adjust Account Time Zone Set (GMT) London Address where ‘tweets’ (and password ‘resets’) are sent 5

6 Saving your Account changes ID thieves use details you enter on-line to build up ‘profiles’ of ‘worthwhile’ targets You can change your name here 6

7 Saving your changes 7

8 Security and Privacy settings Set this (it’s not set by default) to reduce the chance of you being locked out (or hi-jacked) Set for additional security (after you enter your phone number - see later) phone number 8

9 Default non-Privacy setting Disable both (to avoid being ‘profiled’ and spammed) 9

10 Adjust notifications Disable most of these (or your account will be flooded with spam) 10

11 Adjust your settings More rubbish that will swamp your in-box 11

12 Adjust your settings … spam, spam, spam …. Disable (de- select) them all ! 12 Don’t forget to ‘Save changes’

13 Recieving tweets on your mobile By default, tweets are (only) sent to your address To receive #MaidenheadAstro on your phone :- –1) Link your phone to your twitter account –2) ‘Allow’ #MaidenheadAstro to tweet your phoneNOTE Sending a ‘tweet’ FROM your mobile will cost ‘1 txt msg’Sending a ‘tweet’ FROM your mobile will cost ‘1 txt msg’ Sending tweets from your PC is free (just log-in to your twitter account) 13

14 Linking twitter to your Mobile 14

15 Use your mobile to text twitter 15

16 Change the default settings … spam, spam, spam …. 16

17 My phone settings Don’t forget to stop your mobile ringing at night ! 17

18 Enable MaidenheadAstro Click for ‘more’ 18

19 Enable MaidenheadAstro Click ‘Details’ 19

20 Enable MaidenheadAstro Click for ‘More user actions’ 20

21 Enable MaidenheadAstro Turn on mobile notifications 21

22 That’s all folks ! Please be aware that ‘tweets’ are PUBLIC (anyone can ‘follow’ you & ‘forward’ your messages to their friends i.e. ‘re-tweet’ you) Many accounts are in the names of ‘other people’ (you can be anyone you like on twitter) Some kids think ‘flash mobbing’ your event is ‘fun’ (and break-ins happen when you are out) So, before ‘tweeting’, just pretend you are shouting out the exact same thing in public !So, before ‘tweeting’, just pretend you are shouting out the exact same thing in public ! 22


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