8 tips for running an effective group Twitter chat or debate | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

In the age of digital, there’s no shortage of ways to communicate en masse. You can send group emails/text messages, post messages on social networks, publish an impromptu blog post, hold VoIP conference calls, and even host a group Twitter chat.


The latter of these may not be the most conventional ways of grouping people for a multi-way conversation, but it can actually be a very effective way of getting many people from different disciplines and walks of life involved in the same dialogue. Firstly, it’s informal and there’s no obligation to speak at any given point. And secondly, anyone can get involved, at any time, from anywhere in the world. All that’s needed is an active Twitter account and a unique hashtag.

Here we cover some of the ways YOU can facilitate a successful group Twitter chat...