In this first clip from our live Future of Film conversation exploring film criticism and social media, Deadspin's Will Leitch and Slate's Dana Stevens talk about their first impressions of Twitter, and explain why they (hesitantly) decided to start Tweeting.

More from this series:

Dana Stevens and Will Leitch: Should Film Critics Tweet From Screenings?

Dana Stevens and Will Leitch: Which Filmmakers Get Twitter Right?

The Future of Film Live event Everyone's a Critic: Film Criticism in the Age of Twitter took place on January 17th, 2013 at the Varick Room at Tribeca Cinemas.

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