What's your best tweet?
I've tweeted like 17,000 times and counting. That means I have a "best tweet" about every day. Try and keep up.
What are six things you could never do without?
Butler University, custom Nike jersey, bone, water, food, ice cream.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I'm an official mascot. My tweeting revolves around my professional life since being me is pretty much my profession.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
I can be bought. To those Twitter apps out there, talk to my agent and I'll endorse your app.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter. Yeah, I said it. It's only 140 characters, doesn't change every other day, and keeps you in the know.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#FreeButlerBlue2 - I didn't create it. My fans did after NCAA wouldn't let me go to opening rounds of tourney. Made it to Final Four though!
What feature should Twitter add?
Built-in stats and analytics, and he ability to download all of your previously authored tweets.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
The late Spuds MacKenzie.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
IDK, this Q. is diff to A. (See what I did there?) Sometimes Twitter gives me no choice.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Anyone Butler Unviersity affiliated, whether student, alumnus, faculty, staff or fan.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
No. Worried that it might hurt their feelings. Just easier to ignore them.
Why should we vote for you?
No, the question is, "Why shouldn't we vote for you?!" C'mon, I'm a dog and I'm killing it online for my small, private liberal arts univ.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Besides other dogs and their owners, all of my adoring fans, and fellow mascots, probably the Oscar Mayer @Wienermobile
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#BB2onLateNight - Jimmy Fallon is coming to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI to record four Late Night shows. I want to appear on his show!
How do you make your tweets unique?
Well, I'm a dog and my tweets are in my voice. Back that with real substance and humor and those are some unique tweets.
What inspires you to tweet?
The charmed life I lead and the experiences I have inspire my tweeting. It's the least I can do to take others along for the ride.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Once, maybe twice. Then the majority of my followers came to my defense. My tweets come w/ sad puppy eyes. You'll always want more!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Think twice, tweet once. Go beyond 140 characters w/ pics - they're worth 1,000 words! Play nice; remember your obedience training.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Getting kind of personal, aren't we? I can go longer w/o tweeting than I can actually looking at Twitter. Timeline addition.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
When you come to New York to accept your Shorty Award, can we get you a presidential suite?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
More users and more opportunities for interactions with brands.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
- That dude is dropping useless, but thought-provoking sports knowledge right and left. I want a mention from him.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Oh, I don't know. Off the top of my furry head, @Sportsguy33, @joelmchale, @azizansari, and @paulscheer
to name a few.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
Why should people follow you?
I am able to tweet about more than just Butler Univ. Sure, I tweet a lot about BU b/c that's who I am. But there's more to me than that.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
- He owns the Indianapolis Colts. He's special, but he's ours.
How do you decide what to tweet?
If it's unique to me, or information about Butler University that my followers just can't get anywhere else, then that's what I tweet.
Why'd you start tweeting?
I saw an opportunity to connect w/ the Butler community and build school spirit. I'm pleased to say that it's become so much more than that.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. It gave me a voice, not to mention added to my popularity and following.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Follow me, retweet my tweets, click my links, etc.
How will the world change in the next year?
More than 1,000 new Butler Univ. graduates will join their fellow alumni in putting their education to use for the betterment of mankind.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Fake paws?! Don't look at me! Anyway, people asking for followers and retweets seems to be a bit of a, how do you say, "faux pas."
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Do you know how many dog years that is?! Anyway, one word: hoverboards.