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See also: livetweet and live tweet

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live +‎ tweet

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live-tweet (third-person singular simple present live-tweets, present participle live-tweeting, simple past and past participle live-tweeted)

  1. (Internet) To provide real-time updates or commentary on an event in progress through Twitter posts.
    • 2011, David Meerman Scott, The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly, John Wiley & Sons (2011), →ISBN, unnumbered pages:
      Or maybe, like Stern, you can live-tweet comments about a television show as it is broadcast.
    • 2011, Writers for the 99%, Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America, OR Books (2011), →ISBN, page 84:
      Realizing the need he had discovered—no record of the General Assembly's proceedings had to that point existed on Twitter—he returned the next night to live-tweet the whole event.
    • 2013, Kelsey Williams, "Rooney's Birth Story", in Parenting, Uncensored: Straight Talk from Real Moms on Giving Birth, →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      We weren't planning to live-tweet the birth, but we felt in that moment that we needed the power of prayer.