The Twitter feed @A2BreakingNews curates the Twitter community of Ann Arbor Michigan and uniquely broadcasts what’s happening in A2 in real time. It publishes an average of one tweet per hour from various Ann Arbor news sources using Twitterfeed.com as the broadcast application.
Twitterfeed’s analytics monitors the clickthrough rate of each tweet’s link (the bit.ly link) from each tweet. @A2BreakingNews has only 180 followers but averages between 200-300 clickthroughs on its bit.ly links daily.
(example of one feed publishing through @A2BreakingNews)
The demand for community breaking news is tangible, and Twitter remains the best source for up to date information. The Breaking News Network‘s mission is to provide real time hyperlocal news curated by on-the-ground community leaders.
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