How to #RheumJC
Step 1. Sign up for Twitter if you haven’t already.
- If you’re unfamiliar with Twitter, check out Dr. Collins (@rheumpearls) presentation from ACR 2014: Twitter for Rheumatologists [download powerpoint].
Step 2. Join the conversation
Option 1: Use a specialized site such as tchat.io (highly recommended) to follow the conversation in real-time. Benefits of using tchat.io over a other Twitter apps include automatically adding the #RheumJC hashtag to each of your tweets, filtering out retweets, and real-time updating. An alternative to tchat.io to consider is tweetchat.com.
Once you arrive at one of these sites, simply type in the hashtag #RheumJC, allow the app to access your Twitter account, and you’re all set.
Option 2: Follow the #RheumJC as a saved search in your Twitter client of choice. A few premium Twitter clients such as Tweetbot Mac iPhone iPad have the ability to continually stream when you are connected.
Step 3. Introduce yourself and interact. Don’t be shy.