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RT’s #1917LIVE book wins Adweek's Project Isaac Award for Print Invention

By ethan / August 20, 2018

#1917LIVE is among just 20 honorees including giants McCann New York for Fearless Girl, HBO’s Westworld village in Texas for SXSW & INTEL’s 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics drone show. DOWNLOAD THE BOOK HERE “#1917LIVE: The Russian Revolution in Tweets” was published following a year-long interactive historical Twitter role-play based on 50 researched characters, while the #1917CROWD […]


#1917LIVE wins Digiday content marketing awards for best on Twitter

By ethan / May 10, 2018

RT’s educational historical project #1917LIVE beat giants Viacom and NASCAR in the Digiday Awards’ Most Original Use of Twitter category. The Digiday Content Marketing awards recognize the content that connects brands to audiences across channels including mobile, social, video and more. This year’s winners include National Geographic, Amazon, Netflix and Refinery29. #1917LIVE was a historical […]


Have you voted for #1917LIVE yet? Help our educational project win a Webby

By ethan / April 12, 2018

RT’s interactive history project about the Russian Revolution is nominated for a Webby – one of the world’s most prestigious internet awards. #1917LIVE is in close competition with a fast-food chain, and we need your vote! Please help #1917LIVE win and vote HERE. Make sure you verify your account via email, or the vote won’t […]


Best in Education, Best use of Hashtag: RT’s #1917LIVE wins big at 10th Shorty Awards

By ethan / April 2, 2018

RT’s interactive history project #1917LIVE has scooped some major honors at the prestigious Shorty Awards for social media, which announced some of its winners ahead of this year’s ceremony in New York. The #1917LIVE project won Best in Education as well as Best Twitter Partnership. In 2017, RT launched the year-long history re-enactment on Twitter, dedicated […]


Best in social: RT nominated for 11 Shorty Awards, #1917LIVE up for 9 prizes

By ethan / March 20, 2018

#1917LIVE scored 9 finalist spots in the Shorty Awards, one of the most prestigious annual award competitions for excellence in social media. Active support from the audience was among the factors helping RT make the shortlist. #1917LIVE used Twitter as a platform allowing anyone to join by creating an avatar and posting on their behalf, […]


#1917LIVE: Twitter community won’t let go, creates #1918LIVE to keep project going

By ethan / February 5, 2018

Although #1917LIVE was designed to run through 2017 commemorating the 1917 Revolution, the project is alive and well in 2018 thanks to its devoted followers on Twitter, who created a new hashtag to stay connected – #1918LIVE. In 2017, RT invited Twitter users to participate in a year-long historical re-enactment of 1917, which culminated in […]

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