Myself and a few other nutters people decided to stay up through the night and experience the election night as it happened, live, on Twitter.
We all had the TV on watching various channels such as BBC, ITV and SkyNews and a couple of people from my Twitter stream were lucky enough to be at our local area’s election count, but no matter where we were, we gathered on Twitter to be together as a group when the final result came in. (Well, that’s what we thought at the time!)
Most UK tweeters were only discussing the election, the tweets were flashing up so fast that at one point, at about midnight, I couldn’t keep up with them and coming through were a mixed bag of serious political debates and complete mad randomness (yes mainly from me!) but what struck me was the immediate sense of ‘community’.… READ THE REST >>