It used to be that you got breaking news in front of the television set or on the radio in your car. But with readily accessible online news, how we get information has also changed rather dramatically. If you’re looking for live breaking news online, here are some reasons why you should consider Twitter.
Ideal for Mobile Users
Twitter may in fact be the best medium for receiving news as soon as it happens, in part because it is ideal for sending and receiving news updates while on the go. In fact, three out of four Twitter users each month–roughly 173 million people in all–access their accounts via mobile devices, according to 2013 statistics published by SocialMediaToday.com.
Headlines, Short and Sweet
Further more the paradigm of Twitter itself is tailor-made for headlines, because tweets can be no longer than 140 characters. In many cases, when a publication, organization, or individual wants to report a new piece of information, their tweets Continue reading…