Tweet to Shoot: more than 1,500 shots fired from a Nerf gun via Twitter in Neiman Labs project [VIDEO] - Technical.ly Philly

Sep. 21, 2012 9:30 am

Tweet to Shoot: more than 1,500 shots fired from a Nerf gun via Twitter in Neiman Labs project [VIDEO]

Wanna go Duck Hunt-ing with a Twitter-powered Nerf gun? Center City-based marketing company Neiman Group made that happen last week: tweet with the #tweetoshoot hashtag and that would cause a Nerf dart to peg an old-fashioned NES duck from Duck Hunt. (These are the same people who used Foursquare checkins to gauge cheesesteak joint approval.) More […]

Wanna go Duck Hunt-ing with a Twitter-powered Nerf gun?

Center City-based marketing company Neiman Group made that happen last week: tweet with the #tweetoshoot hashtag and that would cause a Nerf dart to peg an old-fashioned NES duck from Duck Hunt. (These are the same people who used Foursquare checkins to gauge cheesesteak joint approval.)

More than 1,500 shots were fired via Twitter, spokeswoman Caitlin Vivian tells us. Check out an illustration of the gun in action below.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYpt45iauow&version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0]

Read more about the project on Geekadelphia.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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