While thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square to celebrate the announcement of Pope Francis, the rest of the world came together on Twitter. As speculation about the new pope swirled about, much like the white smoke from the chimney at the Sistine Chapel, people across the globe tweeted with anticipation. After 45 minutes of post-smoke waiting, the new @Pontifex was announced.
Tonight was Hollywood’s biggest night for celebrating film, and Twitter hosted a global Oscars party. Whether you were cheering on your favorite nominees or just checking out behind the scenes pictures, Twitter united the audience at home with attendees at the show, bringing them closer to the glitz and glam.
Just like the movies that the awards celebrate, the Oscars show always delivers a mix of drama and comedy, suspense and surprises, and tears and cheers. As the audience in the Dolby Theatre claps, laughs, and cries, so do the viewers at home. Watching along with Twitter, you can have the best of both worlds: get insider access from stars who know the Oscars best, and join fellow film fans in a global viewing party.
From the red carpet to the Dolby Theatre to their own couches at home, this year’s live-tweeting cast includes:
As the latest looks emerge during the upcoming New York Fashion Week, you’ll see them very close up on Twitter as designers, models and insiders make their way through the tents. As they tweet and share Vines from backstage or the front row, these live-tweets will bring the glamour closer to you. Find all the designers and many of the writers, models and stylists of #NYFW on our Fashion “Get Started” page.
Are you part of the @ravens’ lively #RavensNation, or are you on joining the ride for the @49ers’ #questforsix? Or maybe you’re more excited about the halftime show and the commercials? Whatever is bringing you to the TV on Sunday, you’ll find unprecedented access, entertainment, and team spirit on Twitter.