Live tweeting is quickly becoming a favorite way for news organizations to cover speeches and other events. It allows people at their desks in an office environment to follow an event without having to turn on a livestream or a TV. With college commencement season around the corner, here are some tips to help you live tweet like a pro!

1. Get An Advance Copy Of The Speech, If Possible (And In Digital Form)

Your life will go from taking frantic dictation to simply copying, pasting and making minor revisions to the speech as it is delivered. Depending on how much time you have with the advance text, give it a glance, skim or read it and think of what parts of the speech would be good for Twitter. Which leads us to our next tip…
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