Showrunners have successfully harnessed the power of social media to connect with fans and promote their series for years. But social media took on a major new role in the wake of the guild ordering its members in April to fire their agents if they had not signed WGA’s new Agency Code Of Conduct. Writers have used social media platforms to connect, look for work and give recommendations.
“Social Media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have taken center stage as a way for us to connect with each other and share information and ideas,” the WGA West’s Member Organizing Department said today in a message to the guild’s members. “These tools