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Democrats Take To twitter and Periscope On Sit In For Gun Control

Wired, Emily Dreyfuss

When the dissenting representatives entered the well of the House chamber, Lewis gave a speech that ended with a call to action: “We have to occupy the floor of the House.” At that point, GOP lawmakers sent the House into a recess, which shut off C-Span’s live feed. That led protesting Democrats to take to Twitter, where they used #GoodTrouble and #NoBillNoBreak to demand that Republicans turn the cameras back on.

The power of Twitter and Periscope.


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