Last week, we had a blog post which explained that the phenomenon of live-tweeting is a challenging and rewarding new way to use Twitter.
Again, it is a mentally fatiguing and physically draining ordeal, but, when done correctly, you not only fulfill the role of real-time reporting, you initiate engagement and provide your followers with unique (and salient) information.
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The dominant social media giants on the planet have some competition. With start-ups entering the fray left and right, there are plenty of options if you find yourself wanting a change from your normal networks.
Take a look after the break for some social media sites (and interesting apps) offering a little bit of variety:
A somewhat new phenomenon, live-tweeting is growing to be a major part of modern events. In essence, live-tweeting is a newer form of real-time journalism. Live-tweeting is built around an event as it is happening (yes, that is where the “live comes from”) and from either participating in or offering a play-by-play commentary of the action. Some neophytes might consider it to be simply tweeting whatever strikes your fancy while an event is playing out; however this is not the case.