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Tracking cool, meaningful uses of Twitter in TV, music, sports, government, journalism and more

Results from Media for: July 2013

"Beats by Trey": Congressman Radel tweets review of Jay Z's #MCHG

Freshman Congressman Trey Radel (@TreyRadel) offers his take on Jay Z’s new album “Magna Carta…Holy Grail” on Twitter.

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Depeche Mode just can’t get enough of Vine

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Depeche Mode asks fans to share Vine videos documenting their current European tour.

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America's Got Talent viewers vote via Twitter

For the first time ever, a competition reality show collects votes for contestants on Twitter via Tweet — and wins the ratings battle for the night.

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Vine videos that grew on us - July 26

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An ongoing look at noteworthy uses of Vine.

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Start a conversation with a single Tweet

Sports Illustrated reporter Richard Deitsch asked his followers to tweet a photo of their best moments. The result? An incredible — and unexpected — outpouring of emotion.

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Asiana 214: NTSB’s live-tweeting a plane crash investigation

When the @NTSB began to investigate the crash of Asiana Flight 214, it reported the events live from the scene directly on Twitter.

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Six simple Vine tips

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Vine videos are a great way to share breaking news, take your followers where they can’t go, and promote yourself in fun and creative six-second videos. Our own video producer and Vine expert, Ian Padgham (@origiful), offers six quick tips that can help you produce beautiful looping videos of your own.

Here, in Padgham’s own words, is your guide to getting started:

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Arcade Fire provides first glimpse of new album on Twitter

When Arcade Fire replied directly to a fan on Twitter, the band did something unique.

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Visualized: The world of verified users

How do some of the world’s most famous people follow each other on Twitter?

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Manchester United takes Twitter by storm

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Manchester United (@ManUtd) has racked up nearly half a million followers since launching its Twitter account on July 10, thanks to an aggressive and successful Twitter strategy.

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