Last updated on

How To: Follow The Oscars Using Social Media

Earlier this month, we saw the Super Bowl and Grammy Awards generate a huge amount of online buzz as viewers flocked to their “second screen” to converse about, and interact with, what they were watching.

Tonight’s 84th Academy Awards (7pm ET, ABC) is the next social TV event and there is plenty of online activity planned for it. Here are a few ways you can follow the festivities on social media:

Twitter

Twitter is always an active place on awards nights and tonight will be no different. Here are the important accounts and hashtags to follow:

Official Event Profile: @TheAcademy, @OscarGoer, @OscarInterview and @BillyCrystal (host)

Official Red Carpet Hashtag: #BestDressed

Official Event Hashtag: #Oscars

GetGlue

The Oscars have teamed up with GetGlue for a series of special check-in stickers.

Visit the GetGlue blog post for information on how to unlock each sticker.

Others

You can also follow the Oscars by visiting the Academy’s YouTube, Facebook (which, strangely, is being used almost entirely to drive traffic to their other social network profiles), Google+, Pinterest and Instagram pages.

Enjoy the show everyone and see you online!

 


Trending on 10Things...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Friday
I never understood Black Friday. People head out in the middle of the cold night (now almost afternoon) on Thanksgiving just to wait in line for hours to buy a … more

Google Releases Top 10 Trending Holiday Toy Searches for 2014
Google searches are generally a pretty decent barometer of what is popular and this year, everyone's favorite digital conglomerate is using their search da … more

10 Things You Didn't Know About Thanksgiving
It’s that time of year again; a time to give thanks; a time for football; a time for parades; a time when families gather round a table to share in a feast usua … more

Top 10 (and Bottom 5) Shows from NBC's Thursday Night "Must-See TV" Lineup 1982-2004
For Generation Xers and older Millenials like myself, TV on Thursday nights was once appointment-viewing. Starting in 1982 with a lineup of hits like Cheers, Fa … more

What are the Top 10 Most Annoying Sounds?
We all have a specific sound that we just can't stand to listen to. With me, it is excessive stirring and slurping of drinks. OK, that's probably two … more


The following two tabs change content below.

Craig Smith

DMR Publisher. Director of Marketing by day and I run this little site at night. Other interests include Sports, LEGO, Star Wars, Tech Gadgets and all things Boston.