Often, engagement on Twitter begins with a simple call to action. That’s what Sports Illustrated reporter Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) did with one Tweet.
At the end of a long day, he tweeted this:
How many of you have a photograph of the single best moment of your life? If so, what a gift. (HT: @sports_casters for thought).— Richard Deitsch ( @richarddeitsch) July 9, 2013
To which @Sports_Casters replied with this image of three men. One of whom had just won the NCAA hockey championship at Yale; the other had just spent more than six weeks in the hospital:
With a single Tweet, Deitsch inspired followers to share intimate, treasured moments in pictures.
Those two Tweets started a flurry of posts with images from about 200 of Dietsch’s followers, showcasing the most moving aspect of their Twitter conversation, and the sharing of intimate and treasured moments. A selection of a few of these:
Stylish kid reporters interview Pres Obama at Kids State Dinner. Note photog who will have my job one day :) pic.twitter.com/tvAQjnehZ8— petesouza ( @petesouza) July 10, 2013
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