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Posts Tagged ‘live-tweet’

Live-Tweeting Significantly Boosts Follower Growth for TV Shows

Live-Tweeting Significantly Boosts Follower Growth for TV Shows

Twitter has a special relationship with television but it’s not one that’s always as clear as the social network would perhaps lead us to believe. In their study last year Nielsen appeared to express mixed feelings about Twitter’s impact on TV ratings (and vice versa), and one NBC executive was quite adamant that Twitter did not increase TV viewers.

However, one area where Twitter has seen results for television shows is when participants in that show – stars, hosts, contestants and the show’s Twitter handles – live-tweet during programming.

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Conversnitch: The Lamp That Live-Tweets Your Private Conversations

Conversnitch: The Lamp That Live-Tweets Your Private Conversations

Turns out you aren’t paranoid after all.

They are out to get you.

Two artists have created Conversnitch, a cheap device that can be easily built into a lamp or bulb that records conversations it hears around it, and posts the results to Twitter.

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Connect With Your Favorite Stars During CBS’ Tweet Week

If you love TV (and we know you do), you’ll be thrilled to learn that some of the stars from your favorite shows will be tweeting along with fans during their shows this week.

Will you get a reply or retweet from one of them? You’ll need to tune in to find out!

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Want To Join Police On A Tweetalong?

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a police officer? Now you can join them on the Internet’s version of a ridealong – a Tweetalong. There’s one happening tomorrow, actually.

Not every precinct offers these, of course. But we figure they’ll have no choice in the future when we’re all strapped into our virtual reality machines experiencing “reality” via a surrogate. Oh like we aren’t thisclose to it happening now?

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Live-Tweet With The Stars During Their Halloween Episodes

Twitter has some interesting things happening this week – a Q&A with 007 author Charlie Higson and another Q&A with rocker Neil Young.

But you’ll probably have the most fun live-tweeting with your favorite stars during their shows’ Halloween episodes (assuming a show you like is participating).

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Are You Ready For #OpenCoSF And Visiting Twitter Tomorrow?

We told you to get ready to visit Twitter last month – did you listen?

If you did, you’re among the 2,000 folks registered to attend two days of fun in the San Francisco (overcast) sun, starting tonight with an OpenCoSF kickoff reception.

If you didn’t, OpenCoSF registration is now closed. You’ll want to watch this space for updates.

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Live-Tweet Event Recreates Parliament Burning

Ready to experience another live-tweet recreation?

We brought you the Titanic’s ill-fated voyage and now, coming at ya from the UK, we bring you the latest historical recreation on Twitter: Parliament Burns.

And if you don’t know why this event is significant, all the more reason to tune in!

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Put Annoying Twitterers In The @TwitDoghouse

Ever want to unfollow folks just for a little while, until they’re over relentlessly tweeting about whatever obsession has overtaken their stream at the moment?

Well, now you can. Not only can you temporarily unfollow though, you can send them a note telling them why you’re temporarily unfollowing them and alerting them to their new home in the @TwitDoghouse. Or you can just be sneaky about it and not tell them too!
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