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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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6 Things You Need To Do Before You Live Tweet An Event

6 Things You Need To Do Before You Live Tweet An Event

Whether you’re a social media marketer responsible for covering your company’s event, a journalist covering the latest Apple unveiling or a music blogger who owes it to your readers to live tweet an awesome concert, you need to know how to live tweet an event without a hitch.

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Sunnybrook Hospital To Live Tweet Heart Surgery

Sunnybrook Hospital To Live Tweet Heart Surgery

In an effort to raise awareness about heart disease, Canadian-based Sunnybrook Hospital will be live tweeting heart surgery tomorrow at 8am Eastern.

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BumeBox Live Tweeting Platform Enriches Real-Time Social Events And Initiatives

Since 2011, Palo Alto-based BumeBox has been powering compelling real-time social experiences for top global brands like A&E and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

BumeBox creates customized live-tweet programming for everything from real-time celebrity Q&As to Twitter-­based mock football drafts.

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Catch Legendary Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully’s Tweetcast During Tonight’s Yankees Matchup

During tonight’s LA Dodgers vs. New York Yankees game at 7:05 p.m. EST, there will be as much game-time entertainment online as on the field as 85-year-old Vin Scully takes over the Dodgers’ Twitter account for his first live tweetcast.

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Twitter Makes Live Coverage Livelier (And More Dangerous) For Reporters

Did you know that a train derailed in Baltimore today? If you saw it break on Twitter, you’re likely watching events unfold as they happen.

This is nothing new and pales in comparison to other live-tweeted breaking events, but it does make one wonder to what extent reporters and photojournalists will go to get the story.

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People Are Live-Tweeting Everything, Including Births – Are There No Limits?

How many times each day do you see something on social media that makes me marvel at people’s lack of personal boundaries? Pretty often, we’re guessing.

One way folks feed into this ‘too much info’ (TMI) mentality is through live-tweeting.

Yes, live-tweeting can be great for breaking news and such, but do we want to read live tweets from someone pushing out a baby? If you’ve ever heard someone recount even a bit of the birthing process, the answer is a resounding NO. But someone did it. And we’re guessing that’s only the tip of this TMI iceberg.

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No More Live-Tweeting Allowed In Quebec Courts

If you’re a journalist found of live-tweeting breaking news, this post may sadden. Well, if you’re Canadian it might.

It seems Quebec courts do NOT appreciate this little bit of technology and have banned live-tweeting from courtrooms.

There’s a teeny tiny loophole though. Small enough to squeeze a few tweets through.

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Twitter Is Helping You Live-Tweet With Oscars Stars

Plan to watch the Oscars this Sunday? As is often the case with anything on TV these days, Twitter has you covered.

So if you want behind-the-scenes access to the stars, be sure to have your smartphone handy! (Or your dumbphone, whichever you prefer.)

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Twitter Makes It Easier Than Ever To Follow Your Favorite Shows

Do you follow live-tweeting action from some of your favorite shows?

If you haven’t yet or if you’re not sure which shows ARE live-tweeting, Twitter has made a dedicated page and some lists to help you!

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