Nice post by Jason M. Kelly (@jason_m_kelly) about Twitter for our academic community.
He is interested in Digital Public History! Let’s stay tuned with his blog.
When you’re first getting started on Twitter, it can be a bit overwhelming. There are millions of users, and it seems that among the babble, there is little of use to professional historians. However, there are hundreds of so-called “Twitterstorians” who have created a robust and active community over the past several years (click here to read about one new user’s experience). These Twitterstorians include graduate students, university-based historians, public historians, curators, and more.
#Twitterstorians is a hashtag created by Katrina Gulliver (@katrinagulliver) in 2009. Since then, it has become the de facto hashtag for general history conversations on Twitter. It has been joined by others such as #histsci, which focuses on history of science, and #dhist, which focuses on digital history.
While there is no comprehensive list of historians on Twitter, there are a few useful resources online. Katrina Gulliver keeps a running list of Twitterstorians…
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