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SXSW survival: A Twitter list to keep you constantly updated

SXSW survival: A Twitter list to keep you constantly updated

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Nobody has time to check every online calendar and show list for SXSW updates. If you want to-the-minute details on unofficial parties, no-badge-required shows, free food and drinks, programming, traffic reports and more, turn to Twitter.

We’ve put together a SXSW 2012 Twitter list of the most helpful accounts to follow during the fest. Here are a few highlights: 

Conference Accounts

Follow these conference accounts for schedule changes, programming news, last-minute additions and more.

@SXSW

@styleXaustin

@sxsweco

Media Updates

Lots of awesome music, film, tech and comedy sites send top correspondents to SXSW every year. Follow updates from:

@SPINsxsw

@IFCsxsw

@bvSXSW

Find Food

Ideally, you won’t spend a single dollar on snacks throughout the entire week of SXSW. Let these accounts show you how:

@SouthByFreeNOMS

@SXSWfreedrinks

@tacojournalism

Find Shows

If you lack a badge or just want to find some under-the-radar shows to check out, follow for recommendations and highlights:

@livefromSXSW

@sched

@unofficialSXSW

Find Parties

There are tons of sites that collect every single gathering that takes place in Austin during or around SXSW; don’t go crazy weeding through everything, let these guys do it for you:

@SXSWPartyList

@rsvpster

@SXSWPARTYGIRLS

@SXSWparty

Who are you following? Let us know in the comments, or Tweet your suggestions to @CultureMapATX.

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Check out the full list over on Twitter