Thursday, October 1, 2020

When Twitter Accounts Become TV

Video has been a must have feature for Twitter. With a number of productssuch as SnappyTV, Vine, and Periscope attracting broadcasters, journalists, and amateurs alike.

Off late Twitter accounts are transformed into actual TV shows. Check Very British Problems, a Twitter account set up by freelance journalist Rob Temple with the sole purpose of poking fun at British habits and customs, has garnered north of 1 million followers since its inception in 2012. And it has just been greenlighted for a short TV series by U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, after it was optioned by London-based production company Alaska TV last year.

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