What's your best tweet?
I am most proud about my tweet in reference to Lance Armstrong and giving him a second chance. I got a lot of positive feedback from that.
What are six things you could never do without?
friends, shoes, family, imagination, art, music
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use Twitter for personal use, I do advertise business with Twitter Ads, but that is just promoting companies I personally believe in.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
I just like to use the Twitter for iOS (iphone) some people don't like it, but it's linked to the phone and makes everything easier.
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
I'm a pretty big nerd and I remember #robotpickuplines
and thought some of the responses were hilarious! Couldn't stop laughing!
What feature should Twitter add?
I think Twitter needs to stay "simple" and not add anything. I think adding the header image was great, but they should really remove "lists"
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Will Ferrell. I wish he had a real account because I think he would have a large positive following with funny tweets to all.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
I try not to shorten any word. You have a set amount of characters available. Use your words/spaces wisely.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
No one in-particular, I don't beg for followers, if people are interested, then they are. If they aren't, then they aren't
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes, I found out I did not see things as they did, and no longer wanted to associate myself with such people.
Why should we vote for you?
I should get voted on because I am an extremely positive person and really do as much good in the world as I can. This award would enhance it
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
I wish topics that raise awareness for issues would trend more, instead of strange topics or funny phrases.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
The most interesting connection would be literally EVERYONE I have ever come into contact with on the system. I like the whole concept!
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#crossfit It is such a revolutionary way to get healthy. It will kick your butt but in the end you feel so healthy and good!
How do you make your tweets unique?
I don't copy other tweets and pose them as my own to get the credit. Everything is original.
What inspires you to tweet?
My followers inspire me to tweet, I like to reach people with my words/thoughts. Hopefully making an impact in some way to them!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Not yet, always a possibility in the future though ;)
140 characters of advice for a new user?
The only advice I would give to a new Tweep would be to keep true to yourself and people will like you for you. Ignore any haters!
How long can you go without a tweet?
Several days, I am so busy with things in life. I try to post more often but I can never find the time to say everything I want to say.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What is the most important thing you have done in your life thus far?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I don't see it changing too much, though to stay successful they do need to change with the times but its such a great business plan so far!
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
I really admire Pauley Perrette @PauleyP. Her use of Twitter is so positive and influential. She is a great role model to everyone around her
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
It is a parody account @FillWerrell
they say some of the funniest things! Always a trending tweet.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That the number of followers means you're somebody. Just like everything in life, its about QUALITY not QUANTITY
Why should people follow you?
I think people should follow me because I don't ignore mentions and always post positive and informative things to the public.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Jeri Ryan @JeriLRyan
I don't think anyone else tweets back to their fans, or is as kind as her. At least no one I follow yet.
How do you decide what to tweet?
I tweet what I feel, or what I would like to gain some recognition. Never post mean or hurtful/ offending things.That can never work out well
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
I use social media to find out new diets, workouts, chat with others who have the same goals. It's an awesome feeling to be so connected
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
As we grow up everyone goes "separate ways" and social media has helped everyone stay close and in touch. No idea what I would do without it
Why'd you start tweeting?
Mostly out of curiosity to see if I could get people to listen to what I had to say. Never thought it would turn out so big like it did!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, It has connected me with people I never would have without it. Sure, there are other social media outlets, nothing that compares!
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish people would stop spamming but more importantly, I really wish people would stop hating on others. Love not Hate
How will the world change in the next year?
I think social media will become an even more dominating force in the world, changing how we give and receive information.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Sir Patrick Stewart and Time Werner Cable was pretty big, Most recently the instagram photo of Justin Bieber bare butt getting posted too.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I hope that we have ventured out further into space, or down into the depths of the oceans. There is so much more out there to discover!