Letters Tweeting and rule breaking at conferences

Live tweeting: a tool for learning and reflection

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3975 (Published 19 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3975
  1. Dermot G McGuckin, academic clinical fellow
  1. Surgical Outcomes Research Centre, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Podium 3, Maple Link Corridor, University College Hospital, London NW1 2BU, UK
  1. d.mcguckin{at}ucl.ac.uk

Twitter, as discussed by Groves,1 is integral to the Social Media And Critical Care (SMACC) academic conference,2 where audience members tweet comments and questions directly to speakers. Several weeks after this year’s conference, held in Dublin in June, Twitter continues to stimulate international discussion, education, and reflection.

Live tweeting provides incredible potential for …

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