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03/11/2014

RCS Aids Senate Debate

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Reality Check Systems worked with the US government and elections team at Twitter to customise one of its Twitter Bullet mobile graphics workstations for the broadcast of Chicago Tonight's 2014 U.S. Senate Candidate Forum by local Chicago Affiliate WTTW11.

On October 29, 2014 at 19:00 CDT, Twitter and WTTW11 deployed the system to curate and air Tweets throughout the hour-long debate.

The RCS Twitter Bullet is a social media command center and portable flightpack designed to help networks boost audience engagement. It combines proprietary software and middleware with advanced hardware, offering plug-and-play functionality and making it easy for networks to mine and air live Tweets as graphics throughout broadcasts.



"Social media has revolutionised the way our country thinks and talks about elections; it's given voters a platform to not only voice their opinions, but also to have their voices heard. We're exited to see our Twitter Bullet a part of that," shared Jeff Heimbold, VP of Business Development, RCS.

"Collaborating with Twitter on this project has been an amazing experience, and we look forward to seeing what they'd like to do next with the system for the 2016 election."

"Introducing live tweets to a broadcast like this allowed WTTW to capture the voices of voters at home in real-time and command calls to action that not only benefited the candidates, but also voters, parties and more," added Sean Evins, Partnerships Manager, Government & Elections, Twitter. "The more we integrate Twitter into the fabric of election conversations like these using tools like RCS' Bullet system, the better."

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