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Social Guide to the 2012 Oscars

The 84th Academy Awards  are just days away. Here's our guide for who to follow, what to download and the key hash tags you’ll need leading up to the big night.

Who to Follow:

@TheAcademy - The Official Academy Awards Twitter Handle

@BillyCrystal– Host of the biggest night in film

Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Oscars for the 9th time this Sunday

@RobinRoberts, Tim Gunn, @LouiseRoe, @JessCagle and @NinaGarcia will host ABC’s “Oscars Red Carpet Live” as the official Red Carpet show.

@RedCarpetTeam - E!'s Official Red Carpet Team

@RyanSeacrest and @GiulianaRancic - E!'s Live From the Red Carpet Hosts

@davekarger - Oscars Reporter for Entertainment Weekly

@TheCarpetBagger– New York Times Awards blog tracking all things Oscars

@JDCargillCNN - CNN Entertainment Producer covering the Oscars

@abblock - The Hollywood Reporter Senior Editor Alex Ben Block

@ScottFeinberg – Lead Awards blogger for The Hollywood Reporter

@ebertchicago - Film Critic Roger Ebert

@leonardmaltin - Film Critic Leonard Maltin

@envelope - Los Angeles Times' Oscar and Award Season Coverage

@Awards Daily – Sasha Stone is the editor of AwardsDaily.com for 24/7 Oscars coverage leading up to the event

The Academy Facebook Page – Join 350k others to access unique content, contests and prizes


What to Download:

Oscars Backstage Pass is ABC's Oscars iPhone and iPad app that will live-stream exclusive views of the Academy Awards.

Vanity Fair Hollywood - Another popular Hollywood coverage outlet is Vanity Fair. If you're a fan, you'll want to check out this universal app. Vote for your favorites in the Oscar race and see how your predictions stack up against your friends'

E!'s Live From the Red Carpet app has offered users the latest on red carpet fashion and news for all of this season's award shows including the Emmy's and Grammy's, and will once again stream live from the Oscars red carpet.

Awards Guide: The Oscars – Get the full history of all winners, nominees, background information, which is automatically updated as the show goes on. Bonus: compatible with all smart phones.


Hashtags to Use:




 The Oscars will be broadcast live this Sunday on ABC at 8 p.m. EST. Official red carpet coverage will start at 7 p.m. EST.

February 22, 2012 | Comments: 0

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