After the last GOP debate, we spoke with The Washington Post about its decision to use social cards to illustrate some notable zingers from the candidates. Last night, the Los Angeles Times brought its own social card game to Twitter.
Alexandra Manzano, director of audience engagement, said the Times hoped to do these during the last debate but didn’t get them together in time. Before last night’s debate, they collected drawings of the debaters from editorial cartoonist David Horsey. Horsey was also at the debate live-sketching and tweeting.
The idea, Manzano said, was “how can we create content that was made for social rather than just pushing traditional content to social?”
Here’s a sampling:
On Wednesday night, the Times mostly focused its social efforts on Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat. Read more