Research into making a live feed of tweets

We decided that we wanted to involve a series of live tweets within our convergent media project. This comes from Lev Manovich’s idea of hybrid media where images and texts are put together within one media.

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screenshot from: http://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2011/01/02/how-to-embed-twitter-streams-and-prepopulate-tweets-in-your-document/

I found a blog that shows you how to build a live feed into a web page. I thought that this could be helpful as it highlights the coding that is needed to do this and thought it might be possible to change parts of the coding so we could change the layout.

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