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posted bydawn - View profile

Février 7, 2010

HOW TO: Twitter & Coms during 2010 Convergence

2010 Olympics

is the VMC's hub for street reporting during the Games. There are numerous ways to contribute to this site:


The easiest way to broadcast breaking information from the streets is to use twitter and a mobile phone.

1. Go to twitter and set up and account

2. Validate your mobile number with Twitter –

3. Text your updates to twitter by sending text messages to 21212 from your validated phone number and tagging them #no2010 or #report2010. Any tweets tagged with #no2010 or #report2010 will automatically show up on


4. Once you have linked your phone to your account, you can also sign up to receive tweets from people you choose to follow. We suggest following us

on your mobile. Go to

and click "receive mobile updates."

The Media Co-op will be aggregating stories and twits from trusted sources on our Twitter account

and on our website



Hit up

and hit "add report" to update.


Tag your pics and videos #no2010 or #report2010 and they'll show up at



Email us or post to our website. You can also call us and (604) 630-6864 and record audio reports.



The was built on Corws which was succesfully deployed during the G20 protests in Pittsburgh.


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