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    Default Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    Was mentioned in my local newspaper this morning.

    For the past two months (since August 31), an Oxford university student has been "tweeting" WW II in real-time (that is, events from August 31 on August 31, etc), trying to recreate the feel of the conflict on modern social medias.

    Pretty cool, if you're into history

    https://twitter.com/#!/RealTimeWWII
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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    That is pretty interesting... Not into the social media thing too much, though D:

    Guess it will be another 2 years till the US enters the fray...
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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    I know there was a real-time 9/11 Twitter feed, but three hours is tiny compared to six years.

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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    This is very interesting.

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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    That's pretty cool. All I'm missing now is a Twitter account.

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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    Shouldn't it start with the Second Sino-Japanese war? :P

    Also this should start being a trend. I want one for various Historical events. :D

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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    How long before someone attempts the Hundred Years' War?
    *gone*

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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    Quote Originally Posted by Glinneh View Post
    How long before someone attempts the Hundred Years' War?
    I so came up with this before you, but did not post it.
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    Default Re: Real-time World War II, now on a twitter near you

    i thought this was goona be a celeb twitter fight

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