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Twitter: Forrest Gump
Here is the second edition about how movies can use social media platforms. In this post, I will review Twitter profile of classical drama Forrest Gump. Activity and variety are two main factors I will review.
Twitter profiles of movies are usually active up to about a year after a film’s release. And some are never really properly active at all even if they have set up the profile.
Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream.
— Forrest Gump (@FourestGump) March 15, 2015
We are film lovers and social media lovers so I thought to do a few deeper studies on how individual films are represented on social media platforms.
Facebook is definitely the most widespread platform to stay in touch with fans even years after a film premiere. It’s interesting to see how an animated movie which is dedicated to kids uses social media on a platfor which has a lower age limit – Facebook. Disney’s Frozen is the most successful animated movie ever.