Tweet Seats: Theater experiments with seats for smartphone users

Posted at 3:35 PM, Jan 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-30 15:35:49-05

According to the Huffington Post, one theater in Providence is experimenting with seats for smart phone users.

The theater is now setting aside a small number of seats in the back for those who promise to live-tweet from the performance using a special hash tag.

They are calling them “Tweet Seats.”

A few theaters have been experimenting with the concept and other real-time uses of social media.

Some do not agree with it. They believe that the theater should remain technology free and that this kind of a concept would only distract other patrons.

What do you think?

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