Historical storytelling via Twitter

Here’s another example of storytelling by Twitter: Revolution Daily. This feed looks at American Revolutionary events, posting snippets and summaries on the same date as they occurred.

For example,

Note the same-date timestamp.

Revolution Daily is also a Twitter-based example of what I call “temporally structured archival blogging” (in chapter 5).  It presents archival materials (directly or summarized) through strongly time-structured storytelling mechanisms – Twitter, in this case.

(thanks to Dave Wedaman)

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