What's your best tweet?
Recalling my best tweet is like trying to live life backward. I choose only to look ahead because that is where my future lies.
What are six things you could never do without?
God, Health, Love, Hope, Family, Friends.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Synched with my LinkedIn profile @http://www.linkedin.com/in/ayannanahmias
What's your favorite Twitter app?
iTweet, Twitter Facebook App, WordTwit, We Follow, and Buttons.
Twitter or Facebook?
Both. Twitter for the thinking man. A full contact interactive experience. Facebook for the passive voyeur. The arm chair commentator.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Shall I dare say that I am showing my age, or rather my intellectual affinity for all things found on roads less traveled?
What feature should Twitter add?
I defer to the brilliant tech guys and girls under 20. What do you think?
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
There are many quotes/phrases which I don't Tweet and can't reference because I refuse to shorten for brevity's sake.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Yes, but why? If certain people followed me I would inhabit their sphere of influence and thus achieve recognition i.e. Oprah.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Relationships, even the virtual, are bound by the rules of engagement or etiquette. I only 'unfollow' when a 'follow' is not reciprocated.
Why should we vote for you?
'I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.' ~ Confucius
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Will defer to the denizens of popular culture. ;-)
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I am not a name dropper, so let's just say I was pleased when a media personality and author reciprocated my 'follow.'
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
Will get right on that..........
How do you make your tweets unique?
Speaking my truth. I am unique. You are unique. The universe speaks through us because of our unique experience of it.
What inspires you to tweet?
Global citizenry. The desire to help millions of people embrace their purpose so they can participate in positively changing our world.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
I thank God the answer is 'No.'
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Tweet your truth. Tweeters tweet.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Days on end but then I feel like I am falling down on the job. Giving encouragement is contagious and habit forming.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Perfectly balanced. It is what is it because it is. Computer or human generated the interaction not the questions determine the efficacy.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Evolution by definition cannot be bound by the confines of the known. The only certainty is that it will change to meet demand.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Those who watch their words because they know these become actions then habits that form their character, which determines their destiny.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Not to be 'Pollyannish,' but there is not just one 'funniest' person. Dependent upon mood, hair, traffic or weather I find humor in anyone.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That I will actually buy a product that is marketed through DM. Really???? Guess it must work either now or in past but leaves me cold.
Why should people follow you?
Because I am a candle that can light thousands. The life of a candle will not be shortened nor is happiness decreased because of sharing.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Would like to respond with something 'pithy' but I don't know what a one-of-a-kind account is. So, I Googled it and I still don't get it.
How do you decide what to tweet?
Meditate, then go to the dictionary & pick a word. Ruminate on the word until I get a thought. Massage the thought until I arrive at a quote.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To promote the Nahmias Cipher Report @nahmias_report.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. Forces me daily to think outside of myself. Gives me an opportunity everyday to increase my 'Population Me' universe @http://wp.me/pBKZS-3s3
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Positive, inspirational quotes. Could care less about updates on personal hygeine, relationships or get rich quick. More soul, less palaver.
How will the world change in the next year?
The match the lit the fire of the 'Arab Spring' will burn like brushfire across the globe in ever increasing incidents of human revolution.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Profanity! All the 'isms.' Hardcore selling and MLM. Blow by blow personal TMI. Trying to get a date.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
As imaginative as we can dream, as dire as we can nightmare. Humans are resilient survivors who shall continue to exist despite our nature.