How the Start of #WW1 Would Play Out on Twitter

Using twitter to explain the July Crisis and the outbreak of World War One. All the accounts you see below were set up to represent the different sides:

That’s as far as we felt the twitter exchange needed to reach, given by 4 August Europe was very firmly at war. For more detail on later declarations, see Who Declared War on Who? Major Power Declarations of War in 1914.

James Carson graduated from the University of York with a degree in English and History and have a keen interested in both World Wars and popular science - particularly space.