Folklore in 140 characters or fewer

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Ancient stories and traditions that have been passed down over centuries by word-of-mouth might not appear to be the obvious subject matter for a medium that thrives on novelty and speed.

But the hashtag #FolkloreThursday is providing a forum for folklore from around the world to be shared with a new audience on social media. BBC Trending visited the Tower of London to meet its creators.

Video journalist: Alex Dackevych

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