Social media is a vital component of accessing support and getting your message out to the masses. Here are some tips for using social media safely and effectively in your campaigns.


Using Twitter / X

Live tweeting at rallies and marches

Live tweeting is simply reporting an event live with a running commentary, generally using an event-specific hashtag. No longer specific to Twitter/X, real-time social media sharing / streaming is a useful way to share your story outside traditional networks. This applies to all kinds of events and actions, including rallies, marches and other direct actions.

Increasingly, twitter quotes and photos are embedded in traditional media. With a small amount of effort you can get your event trending. This will alert politicians and media to your issue.

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Some simple tips about live tweeting: