What is a twitter chat and why should I participate?

What is a Twitter Chat? At its base, a Twitter chat is a guided live online conversation held on the Twitter platform that is facilitated by the collaborative use of a single designated hashtag. These designated hashtags usually are created by combining the niche topic and the word “chat” (ex: #ParkChat focuses on national parks and #HikerChat focuses on hiking). Unlike general use hashtags, Twitter chats have a set day and time during which a live conversation takes place. Anyone who clicks on the hashtag can see current and previous tweets that have used the hashtag.  When do chats occur? Most chats...

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