Going down memory lane: 702's first tweet 10 years ago

2020 (Twenty plenty) marks exactly 10 years since 702 took to Twitter streets.

Then Talk Radio 702 programme manager Alastair Teeling-Smith decided to join the bandwagon and created the station's Twitter account @Radio702.

With just under 350 followers, the Twitter account was able to update social media users on what is happening on the radio as well as breaking news.

Tweets about Carl Niehaus's fall-from-grace story, helped the station gain more followers on Twitter.

Fast forward to this year, the account has more than 730,000 followers and it is still growing with social media users being updated on breaking news, latest podcasts and what they might have missed on the radio.

Not only is 702 now tweeting about news, but the account also updates its followers on the weather and the recent white butterflies migration that had many people amazed.


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