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Bringing WW1 History into the Present with Twitter

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Duration: 0:46:37 | Added: 16 Feb 2015
Mechthild Herzog discusses how Twitter can be harnessed to engage large audiences with WW1 history in a range of creative ways.

Making WW1 history accessible 100 years on can be challenging but social media has the potential to shed new light on what it means to remember. Mechthild Herzog from the University of Luxembourg discusses Twitter project @RealTimeWW1 which aimed to make these connections possible.

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