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Titan runs Twitter Haiku competition on London digital signage

LONDON — Titan Worldwide has joined forces with the London arts venue Kings Place and Network Rail to launch the first real-time Twitter Haiku competition. The Transvision digital screen at Kings Cross Station will play host to haiku-style poems submitted via mobile phones through a dedicated Twitter address: @kingsplace.   This is the first time that Twitter has been used to supply this type of content to digital screens in near real time. Within minutes of the commuter submitting his entry, the “tweet” can be moderated and displayed on the screen located on the concourse within Kings Cross Station where more than 110,000 people pass through every day.   The competition began Monday and runs though Friday, and asks commuters to reflect on the coming of Summer and what it means to them. Entries will be judged by Yoko Ono and leading U.K. poet Jackie Kay MBE.

Titan’s Kings Cross digital signage installation is similar that of Victoria station, shown in this video:

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