Use this piece to help people understand how Twitter can be useful for keeping up to date on breaking, hyperlocal news. (It’s also a great way to get them to follow you on Twitter!)
- How to Use Twitter for Hyperlocal News
- Using Twitter to Keep Up with Breaking News
- Local Tweets Deliver News as it Happens
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If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why in the world you’d ever want to use Twitter, let me introduce you to one very useful feature: Breaking hyperlocal news.
Sample Post Content:
“With all of the social media websites and mobile apps out there today, you might find yourself looking to cut back or even use certain social sites for specific functions. While Facebook might be great for keeping in touch with family and friends scattered across the country, and Pinterest might be ideal for “scrap-booking” ideas for your next home, what in the world should you use Twitter for?
If the idea of “tweeting” messages out in 140 characters seems like a waste of time, perhaps you should consider Twitter in a new light. What Twitter excels at is breaking news, especially hyperlocal breaking news.”
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