TWEETCH A TS: WH A T A RE THEY & HOW DO I JOIN ? You're stuck at home - why not join a tweetchat and connect with other patients, care partners, and advocates like you.
WH A T IS A TWEETCH A T ?
A Tweetchat (sometimes known as a Twitter Chat) is a live event where a group of Twitter users come together to discuss a predetermined topic. To sift through all of the world’s tweets a designated hashtag (#) is used for each tweet contributed to the conversation. Each chat has a set start time, time limit, and a host that moderates. The moderator asks questions to prompt responses from the participants and helps get the conversation moving along. Cues are usually used such as T1, T2, and T3 for topics or Q1, Q2, and Q3 for questions 1 through 3 to provide context and clarity to both questions and responses. To participate in the chat, just include the hashtag in your tweet. Using the 'Latest' feature on Twitter or websites such as tchat.io can help by filtering out all other tweets so you can focus on discussing one topic and it automatically adds the hashtag to your tweets.
POPUL A R TWEETCH A TS
#patientchat | @patientchat Bi-weekly on Fridays at 1pm ET
#lcsm | @lcsmchat | Lung Cancer Social Media 2nd Thursdays at 8pm ET
#PANCChat | Pancreatic Cancer Chat Last Tuesdays at 8pm ET
#btsm | @BTSMchat | Brain Tumor Social Media 1st Sunday at 9pm ET
#ayacsm | Adolescent and Young Adults Cancer Chat First Tuesdays at 8pm ET
#bcsm | @BCSMChat | Breast Cancer Social Media Mondays at 9pm ET
#gyncsm | @gyncsm | Gynecologic Cancer Social Media 2nd Wednesdays at 9pm
#MMSM | Multiple Myeloma Social Media Chat Wednesdays at 3pm ET
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