04 April 2014

Tip of the Week! Live Tweeting at Events

Opening plenary @ Refugee Voices
Although I am not on Twitter, I do occasionally reference certain feeds and hashtags on this blog, particularly those associated with events. Recently, the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) hosted the conference, Refugee Voices, and provided live tweets as it unfolded. (To view them from the beginning, scroll back to March 24.)

I imagine it would be pretty challenging to listen and tweet something comprehensible at the same time!  This handy guide provides ten tips for how to do so successfully.

That said, there is an ongoing debate about the ethics of live tweeting at academic conferences. So here are an additional 10 rules of thumb to keep in mind if you are preparing to engage in the practice.

Tagged Tips.

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