Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Why the BBC's travel tweets are kinda beautiful

Do you follow @BBCtravelalert on Twitter? Or @BBCTravelScot? If not, you should do, even if you're not interested in travel news for London or Scotland, which, living in neither London nor Scotland, I am not.

You should follow them because they are beautiful examples of how twitter feeds about boring subjects can be funny, tender, engaging and interesting. They respond to their followers, retweet useful information, make jokes, have banter and generally make nightmarish commutes all the more bearable.

Here's some lovely examples:

And proving the theory that if you think something, somebody else will have thought the same and probably will have blogged it already, here's a post from Mark Shaw highlighting their good work too.

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