Fox’s “American Idol” Wednesday night tried something that NBC’s “The Voice” did in November 2013 with similarly exciting results. For the first time ever it integrated Twitter users into its competition on an in-show, real-time basis. That made the final moments of the two-hour telecast galvanizing in a way “Idol” hasn’t been in forever, as millions of people watching at home went wild tweeting and urging others to do the same, while the atmosphere in the studio became electric with anticipation.
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