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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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Angelina Jolie’s Right Leg Has 38,000 Followers On Twitter

Have you seen Angelina Jolie’s right leg lately? If you watched the Oscars on Sunday, you’ll know what I’m talking about.

Jolie’s pose at the podium and leg-flashing all evening stole the show, and created such a buzz on Twitter that the leg got its own Twitter account… and racked up over 38,000 followers in three days.
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3 Of Top 5 Most-Tweeted Celebs Didn’t Even Win An Oscar [STATS]

The Oscars was a night of glam, gowns and golden statues, but it was also a night of Twitter.

People took to their favorite 140-character medium to discuss celebs, movies and Hollywood culture last night, and while it wasn’t a record-breaking event, there were a few notable Twitter milestones set while Hollywood’s elite rewarded 2011′s best-ofs.
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The Oscars On Twitter: 18,718 Tweets-Per-Second Record, But Dwarfed By Grammys

Some moments of the Oscars last night promoted a barrage of tweets, but the event was a pretty tame affair overall, according to Twitter.

There was no big drama, no crazy stunts, no acceptance speech that was embarrassingly long… which may be why the Oscars failed to compare to this year’s Grammys or Super Bowl in terms of the volume of tweets it inspired.
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Yes, it’s True: James Franco Deleted his Twitter Account

If you want to let James Franco know just how adorable you think he is, you’ll have to go the old-fashioned, letter-writing route: the former Oscar host and high-profile celebrity has deleted his Twitter account, just about a month after setting it up.
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The Awards For Best Oscar-Related Tweets Go To…

If we learned one thing from the Oscar telecast Sunday night it might be that a bad, boring awards show can make for some entertaining Twitter content (and that an emerging medium can thrive on the rotting carcass of a dying one). If you checked your Twitter feed at any point during the broadcast (and for some time after), you were likely inundated with reports, many of them more insightful or humorous than the show itself.
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Think you’re a Movie Guru? Tweet your Oscar Predictions and see how you Stack Up

Are you always recommending movies to your friends that later become Oscar nominees? Do you find yourself scoffing at some of the Hollywood summer blockbusters, and instead opting to watch indie flicks? If you’ve got a nose for cinematic masterpieces, you can make your Oscar predictions public using the Tweet Your Predictions app – for bragging rights on Monday, of course.
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On Oscar Night, Nominees’ Moms will be all A-Twitter

Your mom might not know how to use Twitter, but that wouldn’t stop the producers of the Oscars from signing her up for an account if you were up for an Award. This years’ Academy Awards will feature the moms of nominees – also known as “mominees” – tweeting about their sons and daughters. Expect plenty of awkward uses of hashtags and embarrassing stories in 140-characters or less this February 27th.
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What Movie Would Win “Best Picture” if Twitter Voted?

The Oscar nominations are in, and Twitter is all a-buzz over the contenders. There’s The Social Network pitted against The King’s Speech; the Coen brothers versus Darren Aronofsky; and James Franco competing against Jesse Eisenberg. All this buzz got us wondering: if Twitter users voted today, which movie would win Best Picture at the Oscars?
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