Rupert Murdoch’s tweet earlier today and Malcolm Turnbull’s reply tonight need little explanation.
Although you do have to wonder how many other shadow ministers would engage like this. Or ministers.
The ABC has put its 24-hour news channel, News24, on YouTube, as part of its strategy to integrate its offerings into social media.
News24 can now be integrated into YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. The ABC says: “It means users no longer need to leave these platforms to access the live ABC News 24 stream online.”
The YouTube service also enables third party websites such as this one to stream News24:
News24 is also streaming in higher quality on the ABC’s website at http://www.abc.net.au/news/abcnews24/.
Text of media statement from the ABC.
ABC News 24: Breaking New Ground In Social Media
In an Australian first, ABC News 24 is integrating the channel’s live news and other programs into YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, so viewers can watch live news within their favourite social network. It means users no longer need to leave these platforms to access the live ABC News 24 stream online.
Well, it’s important political news, isn’t it?
The Twitter hashtag #BlackCaviar went berserk before, during and after the race. This is a short video I took of my TweetDeck screen. At its peak it was twice as fast as this. In four years of Twitter use, I can’t recall any topic attracting such volume and speed of posts.