How Twitter Makes #History Come Alive
The Palace of Versailles live-tweeted Louis XIV's death as it happened 300 years ago. It shows how powerful Twitter can be when retelling history.By Ryan Biek | September 1, 2015
Forget a "on this day in history" tweet. The Palace of Versailles' Twitter account has been live-tweeting all day for the 300-year anniversary of Louis XIV's death –– not only sharing the moment of his death in real time but also glimpses of what came before and after.