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Those of us who love Twitter are, by this point, used to answering the questions of the uninitiated who don’t understand the point of 140-character microblogging. When I am called to Twitter’s defense, I always find myself waxing rhapsodic about live-tweeting, the phenomenon of participants in an event sharing the highlights with their followers who can’t be there in person.
When done right, live-tweeting can extend the reach of conferences, lectures, and other collective experiences. But when handled poorly, all it does is clog up your followers’ feeds and aggravate those you’re trying to help. So I’ve compiled a list of best practices I’ve seen to help us all be better live-tweeters. Continue reading