All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘live-tweeting’

Police Plan to Live-Tweet Prostitution Sting, Embarrass Johns

In what they call an “unprecedented social media tactic,” the Prince George County Police Department is going to live-tweet a bunch of prostitution sting arrests next week. “We won’t tell you when or where, other than it’s somewhere in the county sometime next week. The PGPD’s Vice Unit will conduct a prostitution sting that targets those soliciting prostitutes and we’ll …

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NPR’s Scott Simon Is Live-Tweeting His Mom’s Final Days, and It’s Heartbreakingly Beautiful

NPR’s Scott Simon is currently doing something that some may call inappropriate, and others may call brave. Whatever the case, it’s inarguably fascinating, and at times heartbreaking. Simon is currently live-tweeting what seem to be his mother’s final days as she lies in an ICU bed. Between tweets praising the ICU nursing staff, lamenting missed opportunities, and doling out incredible …

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You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday

Tomorrow, you can watch the miracle of life unfold on Twitter. Women’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at Memorial City Medical Center in Houston Texas will be the first hospital to live-tweet a surgical birth. “This is a medically indicated c-section. 39-year-old mom had an urgent c-section before & chose not to VBAC. Our goal is to educate,” says Memorial Hermann. “Patient …

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Hospital Set to Live-Tweet a Cochlear Implant

In an effort to raise awareness and to provide the public more information on cochlear implant surgery as a viable treatment for hearing loss, the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle is set to combine surgery with social media. On Tuesday, October 2nd, the hospital will become the first in history to live-tweet a cochlear implant surgery. Not only that, but …

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