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Twitter gives the experience of Titanic, in real time

http://twitter.com/#!/TitanicRealTime/status/186755920859111424

Twitter is magic! Now you can even experience the historic and tragic Titanic voyage in real time via @TitanicRealTime. This real time Titanic voyage recounting is a project of @TheHistoryPress, marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

@TitanicRealTime started on March 10, 2012 with this tweet:

#captain Exactly a month now before Titanic’s journey begins, I cannot wait to see her completed and on the ocean!

— TitanicVoyage (@TitanicRealTime) March 10, 2012

Some recent tweets:

#Southampton Amazing to see Titanic in port. A lot of people have gone down to see her arrival.

— TitanicVoyage (@TitanicRealTime) April 4, 2012

#crew Now we begin the long process of loading provisions – 40 tonnes of potatoes, 75,000lb of meat, endless cutlery and much more.

— TitanicVoyage (@TitanicRealTime) April 5, 2012

#engineering We are confident we have the most comprehensive watertight subdivision ever built.

— TitanicVoyage (@TitanicRealTime) April 5, 2012

All leading up to April 15, 2012, which is the 100th anniversary date of the sinking. Not only is this a really cool way to experience history, it is relevant today. See, one has even tied it into politics:

https://twitter.com/#!/jstrevino/status/187888845839282176

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/04/05/twitter-gives-the-experience-of-titanic-in-real-time/

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